HubSpot To Give Aspiring Entrepreneur $100,000 To Quit Their Day Job

HubSpot To Give Aspiring Entrepreneur $100,000 To Quit Their Day Job
SHARE
THIS



Marketing and sales software company HubSpot has announced the launch of a new initiative to find and support the next great entrepreneur.

HubSpot is calling for anyone to pitch their business ideas on Facebook in 25 words or less for a chance to win $100,000 to pursue their passion.

To help make their dream a reality, the winner will also receive three years of free access to HubSpot’s Growth Stack software suite and the opportunity to be mentored by some of the world’s brightest business minds from companies like Netflix, Atlassian, Moz, Harvard Business School and HubSpot.

The #SummerStartup initiative is in response to a new US survey by HubSpot that identified key factors that influence job satisfaction and overall career achievement.

The survey found that the dream job of 38 per cent of consumers is to run their own company. Furthermore, 67 per cent admitted they had considered starting their own business at one point in their lifetime, yet only 10 per cent reported ever attempting it.

When asked why, respondents named a lack of capital, mentorship and tools as the top three reasons.

The study also found that 90 per cent of respondents who had left jobs to start their own businesses were happier in their career.

Ryan Bonnici, senior director of buzz at HubSpot, said: “Today, the ultimate ‘dream job’ has shifted dramatically. Aas we grow up, our ideals and passions change, and now more people are realising the benefits of running their own company.

“Starting a business is challenging, but building upon your passion is worth it and meaningful. With the right resources and support, entrepreneurs can turn their ideas into reality. We’re excited to offer an opportunity that helps make one big dream come true.”

The competition is open to residents of Australia, the US, Singapore, the UK and Ireland.

Please login with linkedin to comment

#SummerStartup yum! china

Latest News

AnalogFolk Hires Senior Creative Content Specialist Naomi Martin
  • Advertising

AnalogFolk Hires Senior Creative Content Specialist Naomi Martin

Global independent creative agency AnalogFolk has added more creative content firepower to its Sydney team with the appointment of award-winning Naomi Martin as senior copywriter and social lead. Martin’s focus will be further building the agency’s creative and strategic capabilities across editorial, branded content, influencers, creation and production. Formerly head of content at IPG Mediabrand’s […]

Apple Set To Bundle Subscription Services
  • Technology

Apple Set To Bundle Subscription Services

Apple unveils latest initiative that is rumoured to have come to Tim Cook while he was scooping the leaves in his pool.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
SkyBus Welcomes Back NZ Travellers With New Campaign Via Hardhat
  • Campaigns

SkyBus Welcomes Back NZ Travellers With New Campaign Via Hardhat

SkyBus’ latest ‘The Easy Way to Getaway’ campaign via newly awarded creative agency Hardhat aims to give a warm welcome to returning New Zealand travellers, letting them know the airport transfer service is ready and waiting. The win has seen Hardhat lead the charge on SkyBus’ strategy and creative across New Zealand, ensuring confidence in […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Woolworths W23 Longtail UX. From left Will Santow, Longtail UX Co-Founder and Co-CEO; Ingrid Maes, Managing Director W23 and Andreas Dzumla, Longtail UX Co-Founder and Co-CEO. Pictured at Dan Murphys in Mosman. 13th August 2020. Photograph Dallas Kilponen.
  • Technology

Longtail UX Secures $2.25M In Funding From Woolworths Group’s Venture Capital Arm W23

Longtail UX, an Australian founded tech company with 70+ clients across the Americas, EMEA and JAPAC, has today announced a $2.25m supplementary equity raise in partnership with Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm, W23 and Steven Lew-owned group, Global Retail Brands (GRB). The investment builds on the $3m funding round led by Investec through its Investec […]

Enero Posts Net Revenue Increase Of 4.9%
  • Media

Enero Posts Net Revenue Increase Of 4.9%

Forget 2020's plagues, pestilence and famine says Enero, as balance sheet comes out with sweet smell of potpourri.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine