Join the next generation of entrepreneurs

The YES Program is a simulated startup accelerator, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs to build scalable business and change the world around them.

Your journey starts with YES.

The YES Program was developed by a team of experts in the field of entrepreneurship and business and built using industry leading education and community building technology.

Join our next cohort of entrepreneurs.

With a curriculum that is tailored to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to start and grow a successful business, and expert facilitators to guide you every step of the way, you'll leave the program with the knowledge, skills, and resources you need to turn your business ideas into reality.

Expert-Led Curriculum

The YES Program curriculum is designed and facilitated by a team of industry experts hand-picked by Melbourne Innovation Centre.

Hands-On Learning

Work on a real project, conduct customer research and even build your own MVP (Minimum Viable Product) to get a real sense of what it's like to run a startup.


Choose from online or in-person options to fit your schedule or school group. With these flexible options, the YES Program caters to the diverse needs of its students and helps them achieve their entrepreneurial goals

Discover the YES syllabus

We are excited to offer a comprehensive course designed to guide you through the process of starting and scaling a real business. We've designed the program to provide you with the tools, resources, and guidance you need to turn your business ideas into reality.

The Entrepreneurs Masterclass

5 Lessons

2 Activities

The Formation Stage

5 Lessons, 5 Case Studies

5 Activities

The Validation Stage

5 Lessons

6 Activities

The Scale Stage

3 Lessons

4h 21m

Pitch Your Startup to Real Investors

The Incubator

3 Sessions

3 Days

Meet the young entrepreneurs achieving results with YES.

"As a business owner, I know the importance of having a strong foundation in entrepreneurship. The YES Program provides that and more. The hands-on experience and mentorship is invaluable and the community of like-minded individuals is priceless. I highly recommend this program to anyone looking to start or grow their business."

Jonas Stewart

Young Entrepreneur

"The YES Program was a game changer for my company. Not only did it provide my team with valuable skills and knowledge, but it also helped us identify new opportunities for growth. The mentorship and networking opportunities were invaluable."

Jemima Watson

CEO & Founder

"The YES Program was a life-changing experience. It not only taught me valuable skills and knowledge, but also gave me the confidence to pursue my own business ideas. The mentors were great and truly invested in helping us succeed."

Claudia Tiedemann

High School student

"I am constantly seeking new ways to improve my skills and stay current in my field. The YES Program provided exactly that by offering workshops and mentorship opportunities in design thinking and user-centred design. The networking opportunities were also a bonus, allowing me to connect with like-minded individuals and potential clients.

Andrew Killingback


"I really enjoyed being a part of the YES Program! It was a great opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship and meet other students who were also interested in starting their own businesses. The mentors were really helpful and gave great advice."

Martha Nielsen

High School Student

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Thomas Ahrens

Freelance marketer

"I was a bit hesitant at first to join the YES Program but I'm so glad I did! I learned so much about starting a business and it was really cool to see all the different ideas that other students had. I'm really excited to apply everything I learned."

Alec Tam

High School Student

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A former YES Program participant and founder of EXAco.

In addition to the technical skills and knowledge I gained, the YES Program helped me develop important soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and leadership. These skills are essential for any entrepreneur and have proven to be invaluable in growing my business.

I highly recommend the YES Program to anyone looking to start or grow their business. It truly is a life-changing experience.

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Our Programs

We are here to help you every step of the way, so join us today and let's start building your future!

Remote Access

Remote Access, one-time payment per student.

15 Detailed Modules

40+ in-depth Lessons

30+ hrs of Training

Lifetime Access

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Holiday Intensive

5 day blended learning Intensive Intensive.

All included in Base

Expert Startup Advisor

Startup Pitch Event

Access to Program Sponsors

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Afterschool Ultra

15 Week Blended Learning After School Program.

All included in Holiday Program

Weekly Afterschool Classes

Startup Pitch Event

Mentoring & Office Hours

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't find the answer to your question here, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is dedicated to helping you every step of the way and we are always available to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Let's start building your business today!

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