What we'll do
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Victoria is Australia's 'startup state', and Melbourne is at the epicentre. We operate within an ecosystem that is flourishing with over 2000 startups as well as investors, accelerators, co-working spaces, and more accross a myriad of different industries. We've had success stories with Lord of the Fries, Carsales, Nura, Vinomofo, and Redbubble rising to the international stage, and now, we want to shine a light on the best startups currently working and growing within our ecosystem
The Pitch Night:
Best of the Startup State with LaunchVic is open to startups from any industry. On the night, 4 finalists will pitch on stage at The Goods Shed to a room full of ecosystem players, fellow founders, and an expert panel of judges to win The StartupVic Prize Package.
17 June - Applications Open
16 July - Applications Close
17 July - Shortlisted applicants announced
23 July - Pitch Training & Selection Session (for shortlisted applicants)
24 July - Top 4 Finalists announced
30 July - Pitch Night
Please fill out this form (https://startup-victoria.typeform.com/to/qKPy9C) by Tuesday 16 July.
Austrade: Participation in the Landing Pads program at a location of your choice (Singapore, Berlin, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Shanghai)
AWS: $5,000 AWS Credit to the winner and $1,000 AWS Credit to finalists
Crazy Domains: 1 x hour consultation with a web expert and free comprehensive website health check, valued at $279
Coglan Duffy & Co: 1 x hour of free legal advice
Connect Labs: $4000 worth sales and marketing technology audit for your startup to get found, get leads and get customers
General Assembly: $1000 credit for classes & workshops, valid for 1 year.
Law Squared: $2500 credit to use the Cubed by Law Squared platform
Northraine: 10 hours x machine learning training and consultation
Prime Financial: 4hours x consultation for winner and 2hours x consultation for finalists
SendGrid: $5,000 credit to winner and $3,000 credit to finalists
Stripe: $50,000 of volume waived of Stripe fees
SquarePeg Capital: 30mins x consultation with the team