Binnacle Boss

Binnacle Boss

Binnacle Training wants to help you turn your business idea into a real business! Binnacle Boss is the springboard you need to take your dream and make it a reality.  We want to unearth and inspire some of Queensland’s best and brightest entrepreneurs - to shine a light on the talent, innovation and ideas we know students are capable of.

Got an idea for a business? It's time to tell us about it and be in the running for over $5,000 worth of business start-up prizes! Our expert panel of Binnacle Bosses can't wait to meet and mentor our next group of budding entrepreneurs.

Want the winning edge? Be sure to use the Binnacle Boss Pitch Kit which has been specifically developed to help your team nail that pitch! 




  • Got an idea for a business? It’s time to tell us about it. You can enter individually or as a group (max 4 students).

  • The Binnacle Boss - Young Entrepreneur Competition is eligible to ALL Queensland Secondary School students currently in Years 7-12.





  • Tell us about your business. What is it about your idea that sets you apart from the rest? How are you going to be profitable? How do you intend to make an impact? How do you see your business being sustainable?

  • Binnacle Training has developed a tool kit of resources to help you create the perfect pitch for your business. Your pitch will be judged against the following criteria - Creativity; Impact; Innovation; Collaboration; Business Strategy. Make sure your pitch grabs the audience’s attention!

  • Download the Binnacle Boss Pitch Kit - CLICK HERE



  • Time to grab our attention! Create a 2-3 minute video pitch of your start-up business.

  • Use whatever resources you have to record and edit your pitch video. Play to your strengths and make your video pop - there is no limit on your creativity.




  • Video file types accepted are MPEG, MP4 and MOV files ONLY. If the video file size is greater than 20MB, please send to via WeTransfer which is a FREE file exchange platform that allows videos up to 2GB in size.

  • Make sure you follow Binnacle Training (on Facebook and Instagram) to access helpful tips and information from our Binnacle Boss panelists.


Support Modules (each 1-2 hours duration)

 MODULE 1 - Products and services - What are the possibilities?

 MODULE 2 - Financials and Marketing - Tell us your story! 

Be sure to check out the Pitch examples in Module 3 below!

 MODULE 3 - Your Business Pitch - Examples included!


ATTENTION TEACHERS: To access FYA's $20 Boss Toolkit in full (25 lessons) - CLICK HERE 


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