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Export-ready Incubator 2022

Meet the 2022 Founders!

What's the Export-ready Incubator?

The Export-ready Incubator is a free program which assists owners of new and early stage businesses to access workshops, business coaching, networks and support and knowledge to get ready to grow your business internationally. 

The Incubator enables the development of global mindset, skills and capabilities to improve chances of commercial success. Participants learn the elements of export including business models, market selection, compliance and regulation etc to ensure Founders have planned for overseas business expansion.

The Incubator is supported by City of Ballarat, and CommerceBallarat and hosted by Federation University at the Greenhill Enterprise Centre, Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat.

What people said

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Jason and Melissa Jones
Bat Rollers Australia
We've just bought a business and don't have a business background. We've learned everything from contracts to building your business to exporting.
We've met some wonderful people and have some great resources that we'll be able to tap into.
We appreciate being part of this program.
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Dmitri Dollard
Solution Aid International
The program taught me not only how to run my social enterprise but how to make it sustainable and ready for exporting its services.
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Joey Hidalgo
StarQTech
This was a very enlightening program. There were so many gems about export and business and markets.
I highly recommend going into this program.
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Corinna Preston
No Fight Tights
The program has been fabulous for me. I've learned so much about what's important for my own business and where I want to export to into the future.
Working with other business owners has added to my knowledge.
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Jen Paynter
108 Yoga Road
I learned about export markets, IP and protecting my brand and original designs.
The workshops were fantastic to learn what's required to work at a global level and it's been great to meet other new and established business owners.
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Leo Fan
SafeSynergy
This Incubator gave me the confidence to talk to potential funders and helped me identify my markets. Importantly, the program showed me what actions to take to export.
The Ballarat Export-ready Incubator is proudly delivered by Enterprising Partnerships and supported by City of Ballarat, Federation University, Committee for Ballarat and CommerceBallarat. 

Our 2021 Ballarat Export-ready Incubator participants.

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Designed and manufactured in Ballarat, BYTO is a world-first advanced delivery sanitising system that fights viruses and bacteria in the air and on the surfaces where they land. 

   ~Kim Halpert-Pere

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Custom Extracts manufactures flavours and functional extracts in Ballarat using state of the art equipment and the best local and internationally sourced ingredients.

   ~Max Crawford

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FoMu is a Swahili word which means FORM. We are a creative building design company that facilitates design, project and construction management of harmonious spaces people would love to live in.

   ~Francis Gala

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Designed locally and inspired by the Australian environment, we believe in expressing personal freedom and individuality through classic style, redefined with silk accessories.

   ~Brannoc Whetter

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We offer customers a revolutionary, world first tights design that puts an end to the daily struggles of traditional tights.

   ~Corinna Preston

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Bat Rollers provides trade quality, Australian made compression rollers to the fibreglass/composites industry.

   ~Jason and Melissa Jones

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Ballarat designed, Brase 360 is a drivers safety cell system for the world motorsport industry.

   ~Paul Cleveland

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Affordable, unique, quality homewares, gifts, and accessories that endeavour to instil a sense of peace and happiness in our customers - things they love and love to give.

~Prue and Angela McLachlan

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We are  jewellery designers with a special love for natural gemstones and Australian opals.

   ~Mosin Shaikh

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A Public Relations and Brand Communications Agency, established to amplify the visibility of African brands, through strategic integration of cross-cultures that represents our diverse markets and consumers here in Australia.

   ~Kathy Jonathan

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MK Gardens is a Ballarat based business dedicated to purposeful, timeless and creative garden design. Our designs work with a landscapes' natural abilities, are everlasting and practical, focusing on both elements of hardscaping and planting design.

   ~Magda Kaźmierczak

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Starqtech Construction Estimating & Drafting Services offer professional takeoffs and estimating services to save owners the hassle so they can focus on running their business.

~Joey Hidalgo

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Solution Aid International is dedicated to the creation of positive educational and social change for underserved populations.

   ~Dimitri Dollard

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"Despite my physical disability (paraplegia) from an illness and living in a nursing home, I wish my art designs to bring joy and happiness to the people in this world, particularly elders and children."

   ~Phung Ngoc Quan

Quan is an Australian-Vietnamese wildlife artist. whose sister, Liz, manages business operations.  

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Safe Synergy helps your team to identify workplace hazards and build a zero-harm environment.

   ~Leo Fan

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For questions regarding the Ballarat Export-ready Incubator, please contact:

Lynda Ford

+61 (0) 414 440 483

lynda@enterprisingpartnerships.com.au