Silicon Beach

 

The Melbourne Silicon Beach Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Silicon Beach Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Melbourne Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.


The Melbourne Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Silicon Beach, an informal group for anyone interested in founding or working in startups, dev/design in web/mobile tech, IoT, freelancing, investing or working with people in that space. Through the Silicon Beach Fellowship, everyone from the Silicon Beach community is invited to apply to the Melbourne Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well ($1599 value).


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Silicon Beach Fellowship for the Melbourne Autumn 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by September 6, 2016, using this link.


Grant: The recipient of the Silicon Beach Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.


Click here to apply for the Silicon Beach Fellowship.


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General Standards

General Standards

Rohan Wallace

Sales and Traction

Melbourne Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you identify and close your very first paying customers? What are best practices to charge these first paying customers? Should you charge more or less in the beginning? How do you develop a sales funnel or conversion funnel? What are some best practices to track leads and sales? How do you hustle leads and close the first sales, whether business licenses or consumer subscriptions? How do you develop a culture of sales and generating revenues in the early days of a new company?

Goal:
Start generating traction.
Date:
2014-07-30, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Matt Knee
Founder, Work Ninja

Matthew is a management consultant turned entrepreneur with business interests in outsourcing, hospitality and technology. Matthew is an investor and co-founder in a number of high growth businesses in Australia including Silk Hospitality, Laneway Enterprises, DoneSafe...

James Tuckerman
Founder, Editor-In-Chief, Anthill Magazine

James Tuckerman is one of Australia's most accomplished digital publishers. He's an entrepreneur, angel investor, growth hacker for hire and professional speaker. He is best known for launching Anthill Magazine, in 2003, from the spare bedroom of his parents' home. He ...

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