The successful participants were selected from 250 submissions. Their inclusion in Jumpstart followed a rigorous evaluation of their application and a pitch to a panel of representatives from the NRMA, Slingshot and Artesian Capital.
Senior NRMA business managers ensured applicants aligned to one or more of NRMA’s Jumpstart themes: Mobility and Connected World; Families & Communities; Digitise Our World or Safety on the Road.
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See the list of participants from the first Jumpstart program.
Charles Connell and Colin Goudie created Social Pinpoint, an online forum for people to publicly post feedback, concerns and ideas related to issues affecting where they live, work and travel.
Kevin Orr thought of Liftango while waiting for a lift with friends to soccer training.
Jared Kristensen has developed marketing methods to work with big event organisers to increase ticket sales.
Meray Azar is developing an online meeting place.
Jason MacLulich aims to eliminate the frustration of the doctor’s waiting room.
The Bruin brothers Clint and Don are currently working on a solution to the problem of member retention for clubs and membership organisations.
Seniors Housing Online
Seniors Housing Online specialises in over 50’s living, retirement villages and lifestyle resorts - for sale, rent and share.
MyHealthTest® is an Australian biotech company providing direct pathology test services. Our services provide customers with a new generation of diagnostic tests to help them monitor and manage their health from the convenience of home.
PetHomeStay connects Australian pet owners with trusted quality pet care, backed by 24/7 support, full insurance and vetted hosts.
carbonTRACK is a low-cost energy management system that gives users the ability to manage and control their energy use.
Car Next Door
Car Next Door turns one owner cars into share cars - reducing waste, saving money, and building community.
OpenAgent is an online service helping Australian home owners sell their property, by providing rankings of real estate agents based on their sales and customer reviews and connecting them with the best agent in their area and for their property.
Workible is a mobile recruitment platform and smartphone app connecting local employers with local job seekers Australia-wide. Workible is reinventing
Recruitment, look for the right job anywhere, anytime.
As the 12-week Jumpstart program approaches completion, each of the businesses have made significant progress demonstrating customer validation, business model refinement and evidence of traction.