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NEXSTAR 2020 APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

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STUDENTS

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START-UPS

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PARTNERS

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Download The Full NexStar 2020 Program Guide

WHAT IS NEXSTAR?

NexStar connects students and businesses in an experiential learning platform to develop global market entry strategies.

Each startup/student cohort team works towards a final global market pitch through a series of workshops, mentor sessions, teamwork and stakeholder events.

The program covers market identification, customer development, global market strategy, IP and regulatory frameworks, startup resilience and pitch development to overseas investors.

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HOW DOES NEXSTAR WORK?

NexStar’s learning modules are delivered in three formats to best suit the needs of participants: 3-day sprints, 4-week bootcamps and a 3-month course. 

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Three Day Sprint

Learn possible ways to launch your product or service into Asian target markets.

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Four Week Bootcamp

Over four weeks, startup/student teams will build a business case for a new market.

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Three Month Course

Students and businesses work together in teams to produce market ready strategies.

NEXSTAR 2019 TESTIMONIALS

Over 200 students from 8 universities across Victoria were successful applicants for the NexStar 2019 program. These students represented 20 countries from around the world.

Out of 60 applications22 businesses were selected based on their global market readiness.

The startups were from a range of sectors including IT, Manufacturing, Education, Life Sciences and Finance.

Click HERE to learn more about NexStar 2019!

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"One of the students you allocated to us is a shining star."

Startup Founder & 2019 NexStar Participant

 

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"We are ready now to scale globally so will be able to give in return an almost live experience to the students."

- Startup Founder & 2019 NexStar Participant

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"We certainly value the Melbourne international student community which comes from such a diverse background. Our major market has been Australia + US and now we are eying emerging economy like Asia, Africa, South America."

- Startup Founder & 2019 NexStar Participant

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"NexStar encompasses all these special opportunities into one unique program that is mutually beneficial for all participants."

- NexStar Student Participant

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"Working with a start-up will expose me to various challenging situations where my merit will be tested... this hands-on learning prospect excites me the most." 

- NexStar Student Participant

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"A great opportunity to get real industry experience... I can apply what I have learned from my major of study together with other international students to help local startups in Melbourne to have a global awareness."

- NexStar Student Participant

NEXSTAR 2020 IS PROUDLY PRESENTED BY

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