Monday, 11 June 2018 11:01

Young entrepreneurs are born at Mashup 2018!

When 32 young entrepreneurs bring an idea, their team, and a passion to make a change; amazing things happen.

Add to that a supportive environment of mentors and crew to help them think beyond the norm, and you’ve got IMPACT.

Check out this year’s innovative products (and entrepreneurs!) born from Mashup 2018.

Dream Stream Team

Ethan Kruze, Cooper Keenan

Your concept?
“A river filtration system that keeps plastic out”

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
“Given us a chance to connect with mentors and get their input. We now have more views on our concept because of the mentors.”

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Filtration system"

OffKuts

Skye Lunson-Storey, Abbey Crawford

Your concept?
"A gender neutral clothing brand that is made sustainably from textile off cut fabric."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
“Given us a chance to connect with mentors and get their input. We now have more views on our concept because of the mentors.”

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Social media, Storbie, sewing machine/overlocker, and camera"

Future Focus

Sydney Grace, Rio Manson-Hay, Grace Green, Levi Preece

Your concept?
"A drivers license scanner that controls whether you can use your car based on meeting legal requirements."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
“Teaching us about managing idea and time project. Developing teamwork and communication skills.”

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Coding/programming, electronic chips/scanner, interlock system"

Tyre Sure

Ian Bennett, Shakeel Roa,  [Jayden McClintock not in picture]

Your concept?
"A system that changes tire pressure to your choosing while you are driving and can be controlled from within your car."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
“It's def helpful because of the skills we are learning. Is an interesting situation that takes time to get used to.”

What technology are you using with your concept?
"3D Printers, wireless transmitters/receivers, mini earphones, valves"

Little Koko

Nathan Hyland, Paige Taylor, [Ricky Doran, Kayla Dawson, Maddie Lewis not in picture]

Your concept?
“An all-natural healthy fruit snack for kids”

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
"We are getting advice and fixing our pitch and packaging/presentation of our product."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Ovens, heat sealers, food technology, dehumidifiers"

YSAR

Kayla Sycamore, Gabriel Heays, Sean Pfennig, Joel Stanaway, Ben Robertson

Your concept?
“Our product is a lost person behaviour predictive geospatial map for use in Search and Rescue."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
"Saving lives."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Geographic Information System"

Smart Lock

Alex Hilton, Reeve O’Leary, Torben Oxenham

Your concept?
“A smart house locks with many features eg. being able to unlock your house from a distance”

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
"It’s helping us work better as a team. Think more about stuff. Helping us think of the bigger picture. Experience of sitting down and doing it for a while."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Microbit, Fingerprint scanning, camera/microphone, LED lights"

Absolute.

Caitlin Richardson, Matthew Karton, Elise Oxenham

Your concept?
"An app that allows you, using virtual reality, to travel the world and be in those places in real time."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do?
"Learn the basics of starting up a business. Get good advice from cool people."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Virtual reality, 360 degree cameras"

SunVisor

Oliver Annan, Alex Freeman, Cesar Varfas-Tuerlings, Alex Annan,

Your concept?
"Our product is an electric chromatic film that prevents glare and sun strike while driving."

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do? 
"Helping a lot. Experience with business and exercising our brains in that way."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Electrochromic film, potentiometers, photoresistors"

Cleandup

Theo Larkin

Your concept?
“Hiring youngsters to clean windows to improve their work ethic for later in life”

How is Mashup adding to what you want to do? 
"All of the advice I have been given has given me loads of new ideas."

What technology are you using with your concept?
"Social media".

Crossposted from MADVentures

 

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