In 2019, we worked with four amazing business to address the challenge: How can we better conserve nature, and increase the protection of threatened species and their survival in the wild?
Learn more about each team and their business below.
Charopy solves the problem of contamination in recycling bins and works with primary schools to make recycling more fun. Charopy has also raised awareness of NSW threatened species in schools, through their 'Build Your Own Colony' game.
Dave makes habitat, every day - for any native animal, anywhere that's safe for them. To make sure 'No owl shall remain homeless', he is exploring ways owls can safely live, hunt and reproduce in agricultural and urban environments.
Jessie created Lonely Conservationists to help conservationists thrive. With almost 2000 conservationists in her community, Jessie believes there is enough human power to conserve the 60% of threatened species impacted by agriculture across the planet.
“We started off with the questions, what does your 2040 look like and over 9 weeks we have been given the tools and concepts to help us take our ideas into a business model to make that 2040 vision a reality”
In 2020, the Wild Idea network expanded to over 70 start-ups, who participated in an intensive 6-month coaching program. Six finalists were selected from the group and they received additional coaching and networking opportunities. You can read more about the program here, or find out more about the top six contestants, below.
Wild Idea acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we live, learn and work. We celebrate their continuing cultural, social, environmental and economic connection to land, sea, and community, and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
Wild Idea is powered by Odonata,
with support from The NAB Foundation, NSW Government Saving Our Species Program and CJ Arms.
MADE IN PIXEL TOGETHER
Our online open day last week sold out, so we have opened more spots on Friday 24 May and Tuesday 28 May. Chat directly with the Wild Idea coaches, receive immediate feedback on your idea and discuss whether the program is right for you.
Book your 20 min consultation now.
Applications close Monday 22 March 11:59PM