Moving ideas forward

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

National finalists have been selected!
See the finalists who will be attending the Global Final in December 2021.

_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.

Maja Kuczyńska: Disruptor

Maja Kuczyńska: Disruptor

Skydiver Maja Kuczyńska shares insights on her incredible Game of A.I.R. project and setting your own goals.

Jamie O’Brien talks risk

Jamie O’Brien talks risk

Go behind the scenes on pro freesurfer Jamie O’Brien’s most daring project to learn how he tackles risk.

Angel Collinson on Big Ideas

Angel Collinson on Big Ideas

Skier Angel Collinson shares how she risked her career to follow her heart and advocate for the environment.

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 and tech

Horner talks teams and 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 Local Events

Local 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 event in your country to develop new ideas, find team members and get inspired.

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_03 Global Final

Global Final

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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Dream team! How Wingfinder helped these Red Bull Basement winners grow

A personality assessment helped two Austrian tech entrepreneurs hone in on their strengths and they're still using it as they grow their company today.

Founder Sophie Bolzer: Let go to get ahead

Founder Sophie Bolzer: Let go to get ahead

Sophie Bolzer developed a prize-winning educational app that then didn’t take off. So the Salzburg native had to learn to let go of her baby… and ended up winning an investment worth millions.

Sophie Bolzer: the experience of developing a million-euro start-up

Sophie Bolzer: the experience of developing a million-euro start-up

Less perfection, more faith. Less ambition, more joy. Founder Sophie Bolzer tells four stories from the development of her start-up Audvice that have taught her fundamental lessons.

4 things we learned about disrupting the status quo from Maja Kuczyńska

4 things we learned about disrupting the status quo from Maja Kuczyńska

Championship-winning skydiver, Maja Kuczyńska, found her path by seizing the initiative. She even challenged an aeroplane to a duel in the sky – and won.

Jamie O’Brien’s strategies for successful risk-taking

Jamie O’Brien’s strategies for successful risk-taking

From career changes to fire surfing, the brains behind Red Bull TV's Who is JOB show is no stranger to risk. Learn more with his Red Bull Basement Session.

Angel Collinson’s 5 pointers for turning big dreams into reality

Angel Collinson’s 5 pointers for turning big dreams into reality

When the skiing athlete from the USA had an idea for positive change, she switched up her career to make it happen.

Blue sky thinker? Try Wingfinder like these 2020 Red Bull Basement winners

Blue sky thinker? Try Wingfinder like these 2020 Red Bull Basement winners

The free personality assessment is helping two innovative young entrepreneurs combine complementary strengths as they develop their first product

Disruptors and innovators: these podcasts are just for you

Disruptors and innovators: these podcasts are just for you

Game changers including Siya Kolisi and Christian Horner open up to share their stories – and inspiration – in the Red Bull Basement Sessions podcast.

Calling students who want to innovate today and disrupt the world tomorrow

Calling students who want to innovate today and disrupt the world tomorrow

Red Bull Basement, the programme that shines a spotlight on young entrepreneurs, is back to kickstart ingenious ideas from student changemakers.

7 insider tips for landing your dream job

7 insider tips for landing your dream job

Renowned job-finding expert Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic spills the secrets on what employers are looking for.

Discover the 5 approaches to problem-solving

Discover the 5 approaches to problem-solving

The Red Bull Wingfinder test breaks down thinking into five separate traits. Elite athletes have discovered what their strengths are in, so follow them and find out yours.

”Don’t let anything hold you back” – this is how you change the world

”Don’t let anything hold you back” – this is how you change the world

Thanks to Red Bull Basement winners Joanna Power and Paramveer Bhachu, you soon may be washing clothes with your shower water – and that’s not the only idea from 2020’s Global Workshop.

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