Annual EdTech business plan competition

Business Start

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2019 Business Plan Competition

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

Applicants are asked to submit ‘Business Plans’ which need:

  • to be innovative;
  • to address the education sector;
  • to clearly articulate the impact;
  • to demonstrate the effectiveness of the business idea; and
  • to prove a clear understanding of the market.

“Winning the 2018 Business Plan Competition was an important, small but significant validation to my project”

Leo Ng, Research Screener

Winner, runner-up & finalist

Prizes up for grabs

Business Start


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Dystech is a mobile app based assessment for dyslexia. The innovation will minimise the lengthy months-long wait of diagnoses and costs only a fraction of the traditional assessment methods. Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects one in five children....

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Grasshopper: combining tech with active play

Grasshopper is an early learning HaaS that combines technology and STEM learning with active play. Importantly it eliminates the sedentary element of screen time that can lead to cognitive and language delays. Targeted initially for use in Early Learning Centres who...

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CoursewareMarket: driving efficiencies for RTOs

The business idea behind CoursewareMarket is a digital marketplace that facilitates the connection between RTOs that want to sell or buy course material aligned to the ASQA standards. The innovation exploits the cost and administration savings RTOs would otherwise...

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The countdown begins..

Entering the Business Plan Competition will see your innovation gain the attention of our influential judging panel “the who’s who” in the education technology and innovation sector. Applications have been extended to midnight Monday 14 October 2019... (Now...

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