- to build a reputation where ideas are welcome in a new city precinct
- to create a supportive ecosystem for established and emerging entrepreneurs; and
- to create social connection across the community.
By word of mouth, the programme has already attracted over 30 entrepreneurs with the help of 90 skilled resource team members. One-on-one facilitation has supported entrepreneurs across a wide range of areas, including financial literacy for women, cultural food taste tours and digital software development to help launch ideas to market.
The Bright Business Programme is one example of Lendlease’s Sustainability Framework in action. Supporting our Social Focus areas Community Inclusion and Economic Participation areas, the programme will provide the missing gap for entrepreneurs seeking support.
The Bright Business Programme is a free and confidential offering available for workers in Haymarket, Ultimo and Darling Square. For more information refer to The Bright Business Programme here.