Moving Ideas Forward

All national finalists are currently developing their ideas. Over the course of 5 weeks, they will receive work space, mentorship, and micro funding to kickstart their idea. Stand by for the Global Workshop to see what the students created.

National finalists have been selected!
See the finalists who will be attending the Global Workshop in December 2020.

_01 Sessions

Red Bull Basement Sessions are your chance to discover firsthand how some of the world’s biggest change-makers disrupt their scene. Dive into these exclusive interviews with high-profile athletes, global entrepreneurs and tech innovators to get inspired.

Siya Kolisi: Change-maker

Siya Kolisi: Change-maker

Rugby captain. Social innovator. Inspiration.

Creativity on Two Wheels

Creativity on Two Wheels

Trials rider opens up on how to stand out

Manjula Lee Thinks Forward

Manjula Lee Thinks Forward

How to take your idea to the next level

Horner Talks Teams & Tech

Horner Talks Teams & Tech

What it really takes to win

Peter Gray on Smart Ideas

Peter Gray on Smart Ideas

Advanced Tech knows no limits

Carissa's Confidence

Carissa's Confidence

Surfing superstar on pursuing your passion

The Westermeyer Effect

The Westermeyer Effect

Communication. Collaboration. Connection.

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_02 Satellite Events

Satellite Events

You don’t have to be an entrepreneur or an innovator to join us – everyone is invited to the brainstorm. Take part in a Red Bull Basement satellite event near you to develop new ideas, find team members and get inspired.

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_03 Global Workshop

Global Workshop

Finalist teams will have a chance to bring their ideas to life, guided by mentors from relevant innovation spaces and access to thought leaders from around the world. After three adventurous days packed with networking and inspiration, they will be ready to ace a Final Pitch to the experts.

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As students around the world prepare to collaborate and develop their ideas in Red Bull Basement 2020, a renowned change-maker, Manjula Lee, shares the keys to her entrepreneurial mindset.

Technology drives F1 – and Christian Horner fully embraces it

Technology drives F1 – and Christian Horner fully embraces it

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing principal puts teamwork and collaboration above all else as a recipe for success. Horner has seen it all and is having to constantly adapt to new technology and rules.

Self-doubt left the chat – Carissa Moore’s confidence-boosting tips

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Surfing Hall of Famer encourages student innovators to pursue their passion at Red Bull Basement.

Fabio Wibmer’s creativity knows NO bounds and neither should yours

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Creative riding and multiple viral video releases have made the Austrian trials star a change-maker in his sport, but there's much more to Wibmer than the man on two wheels.

Want to change the world? Siya Kolisi knows a thing or two

Want to change the world? Siya Kolisi knows a thing or two

The Springboks’ star is changing the game in communities as well as on the rugby pitch.

So *this* is what being a tech entrepreneur is like

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Audvice has gone from a startup to working with Fortune 500 companies since winning Red Bull Basement 2019. Here, the app's founders explain how the program helped their rise and why you should apply.

Meet the next generation of technology innovators aiming to shake things up

Meet the next generation of technology innovators aiming to shake things up

Red Bull Basement plans to uncover student innovators looking to change the way of life on campus – but also beyond.

Meet the Recycling Hustlers driving South Africa's battle with waste

Meet the Recycling Hustlers driving South Africa's battle with waste

Sifiso Ngobese gave up a banking career to found a social enterprise that tackles South Africa's waste problem whilst raising up the marginalised collectors driving the country's recycling efforts.

These six young people are changing the future

These six young people are changing the future

Six social innovation heroes under 26 reveal how they’ve turned simple ideas into enterprises that change the lives of thousands, and how you can get your own project off the ground.

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