Originally published: Smart Company, 09 October 2023
Reformer pilates franchise KX Pilates is giving one aspiring entrepreneur the chance to kick start their very own business idea, with the Australian brand today announcing the opening of its $20,000 KX Entrepreneur Travel Grant.
KX Pilates, which now spans across 110 studios in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, China and Taiwan following the opening of its first studio in Melbourne in 2010, will award the winner of the travel grant with $20,000 to help them to embark on their business journey and to inspire them to expand their mind through travel.
Apart from the cash prize, the winner will also receive one-on-one mentorship for 12 months from fitness entrepreneur and KX Pilates founder Aaron Smith.
New research released today by KX Pilates, which was conducted through Pureprofile and surveyed 1,000 respondents across Australia, found that 60% of Australians love the idea of starting a business or side hustle.