13 episodes

Do you have a really cool idea for a business? What's stopping you from giving it a shot? Starting a business and becoming an entrepreneur while you're young is an incredible opportunity. A rare time in our lives when you can give stuff a go while you have the flexibility and room to fail fast and learn. "It's ok to fail, take what you've learned and try again. Because failing while you're young is the best time to do it." -Cheryl Royle, Entrepreneurship Facilitator at Hunter Futurepreneurs. Hosted by Adam Spencer, the Youngpreneur Podcast shares the experiences of other young people just like you, who took a shot and built incredible businesses. Maybe they aren't millionaires yet, but entrepreneurship isn't just about startups, scaleups, seed rounds and big exits. It's about learning new skills that you can't learn anywhere else, it's about creating an opportunity for yourself and it's about having a go and taking control of your future. The Youngpreneur Podcast is brought to you by Hunter Futurepreneurs. The Hunter Futurepreneurs program has been designed to inspire, educate, mentor and connect future entrepreneurs to start or build a sustainable business. Subscribe to the Youngpreneur Podcast now for inspiring stories from young entrepreneurs.
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    • 4.4, 11 Ratings

Do you have a really cool idea for a business? What's stopping you from giving it a shot? Starting a business and becoming an entrepreneur while you're young is an incredible opportunity. A rare time in our lives when you can give stuff a go while you have the flexibility and room to fail fast and learn. "It's ok to fail, take what you've learned and try again. Because failing while you're young is the best time to do it." -Cheryl Royle, Entrepreneurship Facilitator at Hunter Futurepreneurs. Hosted by Adam Spencer, the Youngpreneur Podcast shares the experiences of other young people just like you, who took a shot and built incredible businesses. Maybe they aren't millionaires yet, but entrepreneurship isn't just about startups, scaleups, seed rounds and big exits. It's about learning new skills that you can't learn anywhere else, it's about creating an opportunity for yourself and it's about having a go and taking control of your future. The Youngpreneur Podcast is brought to you by Hunter Futurepreneurs. The Hunter Futurepreneurs program has been designed to inspire, educate, mentor and connect future entrepreneurs to start or build a sustainable business. Subscribe to the Youngpreneur Podcast now for inspiring stories from young entrepreneurs.
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    From Humble Beginnings, Josh Freinberger Built a Community Around His Business, GVP Esports

    From Humble Beginnings, Josh Freinberger Built a Community Around His Business, GVP Esports

    Joshua Freinberger started working at his parents restaurant after he finished school. He ended up managing the restaurant and that is where his interest in business started.While learning more and more about the ins and outs of operating a business Josh spent his spare time gaming with his friends, organising local tournaments using the name Gomez Vs Pedro.Over time those tournaments grew in popularity, eventually outgrowing the small shed they had been using for their gatherings and growing into what has today become GVP Esports.
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    • 23 min
    TRAILER - Josh Freinberger from GVP Esports

    TRAILER - Josh Freinberger from GVP Esports

    Josh's story is coming on April 29th. Subscribe to the podcast now so you don't miss it. Search for Youngpreneur Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
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    • 58 sec
    How Did Tyler Regan Start His Company, Orchard School Systems at 16?

    How Did Tyler Regan Start His Company, Orchard School Systems at 16?

    Tyler Regan started his business by accident, but what a ride it has been. After at the request of his teacher Tyler built a product that digitised his school's paper based rewards system. But after his school didn't want it, like any good entrepreneur Tyler saw an opportunity. Tyler rebuilt the product from the ground up and took it to market, approaching other schools in the region and has since brought on board a number of beta-customers helping to refine the product.Tyler is still in the early stages of his business, but his positive attitude and focus on creating a great product have put him in a great position, even winning an award in the Hunter Young Business Minds Awards.
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    • 29 min
    TRAILER - Tyler Regan from Orchard School Systems

    TRAILER - Tyler Regan from Orchard School Systems

    Tyler's story is coming on April 22nd. Subscribe to the podcast now so you don't miss it. Search for Youngpreneur Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
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    • 59 sec
    Young Entrepreneur, Jack Antcliff, Got His Entrepreneurial Start While Still in School

    Young Entrepreneur, Jack Antcliff, Got His Entrepreneurial Start While Still in School

    Jack Antcliff has always been a guy that makes things happen. From a very young age he has been involved in organising events. From local events right through to working on the International Children's Games."We had an idea, we should host a movie night at the pool, a Dive In Theatre. And everyone at the time looked at us and went, "Yeah, good luck." And we just went, "No, we're going to make it happen." We were a group of young people who were just determined to see things through." - Jack AntcliffListen in as Jack shares his story from when he was 13 and his time with the Lake Macquarie Youth Advisory Council to today where he is building his very own media production company.
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    • 41 min
    TRAILER - Jack Antcliff from Oasis Media

    TRAILER - Jack Antcliff from Oasis Media

    Jack's story is coming on April 15th. Subscribe to get a dose of positivity from Jack that will last you the next year. Search for Youngpreneur Podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.
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Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Jack Antcliff ,

Such an amazing initiative

It’s so great to see the stories of successful young people being told in this way, inspiring to say the least and hopefully triggers a fresh generation of young business people.

nitchi0999 ,

Inspiring

Great stories about young people thinking out of the box

Dan Borg ,

A Great Listen

Good to hear & learn about about young go-getters giving life a red-hot crack.

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