Business Plan Competition Finals Night


EduGrowth’s annual LaunchPad Business Start business plan competition is designed to drive innovation within the Education Technology and Innovation sector.

Support innovation in education
Listen to the final pitches from the top five finalist teams in the 2019 Business Start competition:
GI Jamie
STEM Sisters

These finalist edtechs will be challenged by questions from the audience and our expert judging panel, who will be tasked with evaluating each pitch and identifying a winner and runner-up.

This year’s winner will receive a cash grant of $5,000 to further their edtech AND automatically qualify for the Semi-Finals of the GSE Milken-Penn Business Plan Competition in 2020.


6.00   Guests Arrive, Refreshments Served
6.20   Guests called to be seated
6.30   Introduction from David Linke – Managing Director, EduGrowth
6.35   Pitches commence. 5 mins per pitch with 3 questions from the audience.
7.25   Pitches conclude. Judges confer.
7.30   Winner & runner-up announced!
8.00   Event Concludes

The Venue

LaTrobe University
360 Collins Street Melbourne

We thank our foundation partner LaTrobe University.

About EduGrowth

EduGrowth is Australia’s education technology and innovation industry hub. Through connection and collaboration, we accelerate Australia’s EdTech ecosystem globally.

Join EduGrowth today to access a range of events, programs and services designed to help you grow your EdTech business. Complete a membership application form via our website.