NexStar is a community-driven program created by ACASE and the City of Melbourne. It is a pathway for businesses to scale to emerging Asian markets, as well as an experiential learning platform for rising leaders.
ABOUT NEXSTAR 2020
HOW IT WORKS
WHO CAN APPLY
NexStar 2020 Structure
Three Day Sprint
Learn possible ways to launch your product or service into Asian target markets.
Four Week Bootcamp
Over four weeks, startup/student teams will build a business case for a new market.
Three Month Course
Students and businesses work together in teams to produce market ready strategies.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
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Over 200 students from 8 universities across Victoria were successful applicants of NexStar 2019. These students represented 20 countries from around the world.
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NexStar 2019 Testimonials
"One of the students you allocated to us is a shining star." - Startup Founder & 2019 NexStar Participant
"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
"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
"NexStar encompasses all these special opportunities into one unique program that is mutually beneficial for all participants." - NexStar Student Participant
"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
"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
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