The VI: Enterprise program offers young people, under the age of 25 years, a safe and central space to pursue creative or professional ventures. There are a whole range of options available for building knowledge, skills and confidence through workshops, networks, mentors, advisors and industry support.
Council’s VI: Enterprise is committed to strengthening pathways and partnerships to other co-working, creative spaces to support young people’s projects and ideas. This program sits in a unique part of the start-up and enterprise ecosystem. It is a free and neutral program for young people with emerging ideas looking to develop confidence and knowledge that delivers on Council’s 2031 Vision for a Smart and Prosperous City.
Applying a range of opportunities and resources from Council, private partnerships and community organisations VI: Enterprise engages young people to facilitate, showcase and produce a range of events, workshops, and experiences around Brisbane.
Enterprise Participants might pop along to some of our workshops or events run in partnership with other organisations such as EVA (Emerging Visual Artists) Workshops, QMusic Industry Connect or generationYOU Inspire.
Enterprising Young People are individuals, groups or Collectives or Copy & Destroy, who want to grow their skills and confidence through utilising Visible Ink staff knowledge, goal setting, training, and opportunities to develop skills and experience. While these young people may not need an “office space” as such, they are a part of VI: Enterprise.
Enterprise Residents receive the additional support of having access to a hot desk space. The offices located in the Visible Ink Youth Hub are a collaborative co-working environment, where Residents share space with like-minded companies or individuals, be they creative, professional, or social enterprise. To become a resident an application can be made to be registered and assessed.
To be considered for a place in the VI:Enterprise program, young people need to be:
- 25 years of age and under
- Emerging or a start up
- To have a purpose
- Aiming for financial sustainability
- Require space and or resources on a regular basis
We support diverse groups of young people including people interested in Music & Production, Creative Arts, Not for Profits, and Startup’s