5 outstanding EdTechs named 2019 Business Plan Comp finalists

Congratulations to all the EdTech entrepreneurs, education change-makers and innovators who submitted entries to the 2019 Business Plan Competition. We were thrilled with the quality of the submissions and the breadth of talent we have here in the Australian ecosystem.

All entry submissions underwent a panel review that included representation from our foundation partner organisations Charles Sturt University, Deakin University and La Trobe University.

Key points

  • Finalist EdTechs announced
  • Education & innovation sector judging panel
  • Finals Night information

This process identified five outstanding finalists that now move to the next stage of the competition.

Congratulations to the 2019 Business Plan Competition finalists:

Christopher Drake

Hugo Richard

Kern Mangan-Walker

GI Jamie
David Lee

STEM Sisters
Ruwangi Fernando

These finalists will now undergo interviews and pitch live at the 2019 Business Plan Competition Finals night on Wednesday 30 October at La Trobe University 360 Collins Street Melbourne or online.

We have established an exceptional judging panel who will be tasked with the very difficult job of identifying a winner and runner-up. We look forward to leveraging the collective education and innovation sector expertise of the judges and thank them for supporting early-stage edtech startups, education entrepreneurs, EduGrowth and the wider EdTech ecosystem. It’s going to be a great night.

2019 Business Plan Competition judging panel:

Ryan O’Hare
Keypath Education

Pauline Farrell

Warwick Freeland
IDP Education

Georgina McCann
Global Victoria

Angelo Nardozza
Keypath Education

Join us for finals night

Support innovation in education and come along to the business plan finals night. Attend in person in Melbourne or online.

Wednesday 30 October, 6pm-8pm
La Trobe University
360 Collins Street MELBOURNE