Ignite Greater Dandenong Support for Local Entrepreneurs

The Ignite Program: Startup Program for Entrepreneurs

Support for Local Entrepreneurs

Are you looking to get a business idea off the ground or start a new business? The Ignite Program is a program that offers a range of activities and resources for people looking to get a business idea off the ground or who have recently started their business. This program is free to participate.

Registrations for Ignite Program 2022 will be open soon. Please email business@cgd.vic.gov.au to express your interest.

What is offered in the Ignite program:

Hackathon Day

Businesses will learn how to solve problems and design solutions. After a fun day you will get a chance to 'pitch' your ideas to a panel of experts. Click on the link below to read more about this event.

Workshop - Everything you need to know about Starting a Business

The workshop series, consisting of six sessions and provides an overview of the things you need to know to start a business. Essentially what you need to know to plan your business or idea. There will be weekly workshops held. We recommend you attend all the sessions so you can get the  most out of the program. 

Masterclasses - Learn from the Experts

Three masterclasses will be run by business experts. At these sessions you will hear from other business owners and be able to ask questions about starting your own business.  It is a chance for you to have a friendly chat and learn from each other.

Speakers will be advertised closer to the scheduled events.

One-on-one Mentoring

Ignite participants can book one-on-one mentoring session and ask questions about your business ideas or any questions you have while starting a business. 

Interested? To find out if you can join us.

You are eligible if you are looking to start a business or have a business in the City of Greater Dandenong.


For more information or questions, please contact Ignite Greater Dandenong on 8571 1550 or email business@cgd.vic.gov.au

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