Beste Onay

Beste is the Pre-accelerator Program Manager at UNSW Founders, where she supports early stage startups in a broad range of areas, incl. customer discovery, design, product development, marketing, storytelling and pitching. Beste got her first taste of entrepreneurship after winning an industrial design competition for a maths-based children's toy and running a successful Kickstarter campaign that led to hundreds of sales to customers around the world. She then moved to Munich and joined two German startups, smartVillage and PINC Solutions, before working at Macquarie University Incubator, where she designed and executed events and programs for thousands of community members interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.