Pitches are difficult to get right. Despite all the blogs and material about how to perfect startup pitches, presenting to investors is still a challenging task. Founders often obsess over their pitch: from fine-tuning the value proposition to religiously following Guy Kawasaki’s 10/20/30 model, cramming as much as possible in their 20-minute pitch to… Read more »
If your pitch isn’t, well, pitch perfect, you run the risk of spooking potential investors and having to start again. You are asking someone to take a giant leap of faith and handover their cash to a perfect stranger with no guarantee of return.
Some say you shouldn’t pitch your business until you’ve perfected your presentation – in reality you also need to gain experience if you want to improve.
StartCon has partnered with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital to launch pitching competition Pitch for $1 million across Asia-Pacific, with the winner to be receive $1 million in funding.
Konnective is a mobile app which acts as a “one-stop shop” for employees to communicate and access their existing internal systems.
Developing an online B2B marketplace to help architects sell their imagery to product suppliers is Sydney-startup Bookmarc.
EduGrowth has launched a pre-accelerator program, a free online course designed to guide startups through the development of their ideas on to launch.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest looking to uncover the next big business idea in regional Australia
Applications have opened for the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest, which will give startups across Australia a chance to pitch for a share in $100,000.
In this episode of Paddock Chat we sit down with Di Somerville, founder of Regional Pitchfest and former member of the Australian navy.
Applications have today opened for Bendigo’s Regional Pitchfest, calling upon regional innovators and startups to help build a culture of entrepreneurship outside the major cities. Australia Post has partnered with the Pitchfest to give locals a platform to showcase their business ideas.
Seven digital innovators have been awarded a combined $300,000 at the Optus Future Makers pitch event. A range of startups focusing on issues from youth education to healthcare were crowned this year’s Future Makers.
I have spoken many times in the last 12 months about how impressed I am by the New Zealand startup ecosystem. There are a number of initiatives and programs being rolled out there that I feel we should be launching in Australia. One of those programs is Venture Up, a youth entrepreneurship accelerator specifically for 16 to 24 year olds.
Chivas Regal launches ‘The Venture’ in Australia, offering a share of $1 million to socially-driven startups
Liquor company Chivas Regal has announced the Australian launch of The Venture, a fund and accelerator seeking to enable a new generation of social entrepreneurs to create positive change.
Seedstars investment prize pool is $1.5 million this year with the additions of FinTech and TravelTech tracks
On July 18th this year, Seedstars World, one of the most prominent global seed-stage startup competitions is returning again to Sydney to check out the local technology ecosystem.