Pitch Night: Best of Startup State

Startup Victoria's Meetup
Startup Victoria's Meetup
Public group

South Wharf/Wurundjeri Way

· Docklands

How to find us

Enter via Stone & Chalk

Location image of event venue

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

To Apply:

Please fill out this form (https://startup-victoria.typeform.com/to/qKPy9C) by Tuesday 16 July.

Prize Package:
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