Business Plan Competition Finals Night

Overview


EduGrowth’s annual LaunchPad Business Start business plan competition is designed to drive innovation within the Education Technology and Innovation sector. The competition is open to any student, alumni or faculty of an Australian University or Higher Education provider. Applications for the business plan competition are open from 9th September to 14th October – refer website for entry criteria and key dates. https://edugrowth.org.au/programs/launchpad/business-start/


Support innovation in education and come along to the business plan finals night.
Listen to the final pitches from the top five finalist teams in the 2019 Business Start competition. Our finalists 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.


Format


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.


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