Boomerang Labs Bootcamp
24-25 JUNE 2021
This program has ended, and will be offered again at the end of 2022
Our speakers included the NSW EPA, experts from EY, a TED Talk speaker, the co-Founder of a digital product and brand studio, and other experts, mentors, partners and special guests.
About our 2-Day Bootcamp
Working with our industry partners, we will run a 2-Day Bootcamp and help you prepare a perfect pitch, expand your sales channels and give you guidance on customer research and branding. We will also ensure you can effectively market and communicate your business, build and grow your community, obtain access to government grants and programs and understand the investment landscape. This Bootcamp is on 24-25 June. Applications open now!
We are looking to support startups with the following circular economy themes:

Design-based (Reduce)
Minimising material consumption through
product design or production process efficiency.
Waste-based (Recycle, Recover)
Recovering materials and value from waste streams,
mainly post-consumer products and post-producer waste streams.
Platform-based (Reduce, Reuse)
Creating marketplaces for excess resources,
such as trading and sharing website platforms.
Service-based (Reduce - Return, Repair)
Engages customer to return or repair products
and extends the product lifecycle.
Nature-based (Regenerate)
Based on natural ecosystems and nature-based solutions.
Applications will close on 20 June.
10 startups will be selected to join the cohort.
Meet our Bootcamp Speakers
Adrian Jones
Co-Founder of BlockTexx

Adrian co-founded BlockTexx as a commercial business with a strong sustainability ethos to solve the global textile waste solution. BlockTexx is a world leading textile recycling company that can chemically separate fabrics back into base fibres.
Bennett Wong
Co-Founder of Made Together

Twitter / LinkedIn / Made Together
Bennett is a Sydney based designer and developer helping bring brands, products and new businesses to life.
Beth Wallach
Co-Founder of Really Good

Beth is a B Corp consultant and career coach, who is passionate about creating positive change for people and organisations.
Blake Mills
Co-Founder of Made Together

LinkedIn / Made Together
Blake is a digital designer passionate about crafting meaningful products, services and experiences through a human-centred design approach.
Courtney Leo
Associate Director, EY Sweeney
Linkedin / EY Sweeney

EY Sweeney is part of EY Advisory to custom design research solutions to deliver actionable and meaningful insights.
Emma Hawthorne
Business Development, EY Oceania

Emma focuses on professional services and consulting include Power & Utilities, Built Environment and Resources with a focus on innovation and future of work.
Jason Graham-Nye
Boomerang Labs

Recognised green business leader, Jason is the co-founder and CEO of gDiapers. Jason is also the Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Wollongong.
Karinne Taylor
Circular Economy Lead at MRA Consulting Group

Karinne has worked with businesses and governments to drive improvements in waste management and recycling across NSW and Australia. She is also a member of the C40 Cities Women in Climate Change Leadership program, and co-chair of the Property Council of Australia's Circular Economy working group.
Kim Graham-Nye
CEO of gDiapers and gCycle

Kim was named to Fortune magazine's list of most promising women entrepreneurs.

She is also a TEDx talks speaker!
Kirsty Dare
Co-Founder of Really Good

Kirsty is a B Corp consultant and operations specialist, who works with startups and SMEs to create a more sustainable economy.
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NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
Government Grants and Programs
Feel free to contact us!
E-mail | [email protected]

Address | EnergyLab's office
Building 25, 4-12 Buckland St | Chippendale, 2008 NSW
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