Business Growth Mindset

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Kickstart your BUSINESS GROWTH with up to $10,000 MATCHED business advisory funding

Who is eligible

Eligible applicants must:

• be a business whose operations are primarily based in South Australia;

• have less than100 full time equivalent employees;

• belookingtotransformandgrowtheirbusiness. Eligible businesses must:

• hold an Australian Business Number (ABN); and • not be a public company,charitable business or body corporate under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997; and • be a sole trader, partnership, co-operative, private company or trust that carries on a for-profit business; or

• have a business that is being developed and int he opinion of the Department will be developed into a for-profit business that will be carried on.


There are no minimum or maximum turnover requirements and the Program is open to all industry sectors.


Applications must be received by the Department by 5:00pm, 17 May 2021. Expenditure must be incurred by 30 June 2021. Eligible expenditure is expenditure for professional advice incurred only from an Approved Provider that supports small and medium enterprises (SME transformation and growth opportunities, including advice on:

  • Business planning (Strategy)
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Finance matters
  • Transformation of business and operating models
  • Identification of new business opportunities
  • Analysis of growth opportunities
  • Business future-proofing, including how to maximise technology

The process

Applicants must apply by using the online application form:

All questions in the Application Form must be completed and all requested documents attached. Incomplete Applications will be considered ineligible. Applications will generally be considered on a first-in, first-served basis. Applicants may submit more than one application during the application period, up to a total of $10,000 (excluding GST) per applicant, and subject to available funding. The Department will notify the designated contact person provided in the Application Form via email on the outcome of their application.

Please take note of our provider number and name when applying

Argentum Ligno



Trusted advisor and growth strategist to CEOs and business owners


He understood whats its like to lose everything and we shared our war stories, but more importantly he really understood from an emotional level what its like when you feel like the loneliest person in the world, what the world calls "failure". Jack Ma of Alibaba use to tell his team not about his successes, but all his failures because thats where people get the best lessons from. In my case I have learnt as much from Kristian's failures as from his wins and thats what makes him such a great teacher and mentor.

Aaron Yew | Co-founder

OrganiQ Australia

He challenges others to push beyond their personal boundaries, to exceed their own expectations…His ability to never judge and overlook first impressions empowers him to bring out the best in people. Kristian has assisted me in transforming my personal life and my business Organiq Australia.

Sally Lydia Paech | Founder

Augment Space

It's always been a pleasure to work with Kristian. He's a motivated and driven individual who has a "never say die" attitude towards business. I regard Kristian as an expert in motivation, coaching, team building and relationship building. As a motivated and driven individual, Kristian has been an integral part of our team at Augment Space and is brilliant to work with.

Akash Nigam | Co-founder

Good Scout Travel

“It was really helpful to draw upon his vast array of business experience, he filled us with confidence to keep chasing our goal and not be deterred as we hit any roadblocks. In particular he helped us understand that this is how most businesses start and that being authentic and sticking to our values will pay off in the long run. We are really grateful to have Kristian as our mentor”

Claire Crowley | NVI Gold Winner and eChallange Winner


"We say the following with absolute confidence: without Kristian's involvement, our company would look very different than it does today, and indeed might not even exist at all. We have nothing but the utmost respect for him, and offer this reference as a testament to the fact that he will add enormous value to whatever endeavour he is involved in. We look forward to his continued involvement in ByGen, and are excited to have him on the journey with us."

Lewis Dunnigan and Benjamin Morton | Co-Founders

5 stars

Prof Jeremy Thompson ART Lab Solutions

Your advice concerning business development strategies, marketing strategies, overcoming export issues, and following customer communications, have been truly ‘eye-opening’ and hugely valuable.

5 stars

Dr Jonathan Hall Co-Founder & Director Life Whisper

He is always ready to listen with empathy, to talk through anything. I always feel able to speak my mind with Kristian and walk away from any meeting with him feeling empowered, and able to do anything.

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