Raising the 1st round? Look beyond traditional VCs – Kym Hunter Champion Life


Cohort Go

East Tower, Suite 1 Level 6, 410 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000


LaunchPad Insights Seminars are designed to raise the thinking of the entire EdTech ecosystem through shared learning. Our speaker, Kym Hunter will share her experiences founding Champion Life, a program that encourages lifelong healthy habits in school children.

In particular, Kym will talk about the journey to raising her first round of capital, the challenges encountered, and how she positioned the company to attract the next round of funding.

What you will learn

– What non-traditional investor options are available
– What challenges and opportunities can be encountered when raising capital especially as an edtech

About Kym

Kym completed a Bachelor of Sports Science at the University of Canberra and scored her dream job of working at the Australian Institute of Sport’s Science and Medicine department where she supported the performance of Australia’s elite athletes. Kym developed & ran corporate health consultancy Performance Max for 15 years before founding Champion Life in 2015 to help young people develop lifelong healthy habits.

About Champion Life

Champion Life delivers an immersive Health & Physical Education & wellbeing engagement resource for years 4,5 & 6 in primary schools and years 7 & 8 in high schools. Each week students are challenged to participate in enjoyable physical and health activities. Students watch a real-life role model complete an activity and then practice and upload their own version.  Completing challenges unlocks positive messages from their real-life role models and each week delivers new and engaging challenge


This event will include networking opportunities pre and post event, a speaker presentation and Q&A opportunity.


We thank Amazon EdStart, a strategic partner of LaunchPad Insights

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