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Startup Gippsland Join our Focus Group feedback

Join our Focus Group

Now that dust has settled…  Post-Showcase, we’re looking at the impact it has had and how we can improve the program for future years. And… We need your help! We’re looking for participants to take part in focus groups that will assess and measure the impact that the program has/hasn’t had on the wider community. These sessions…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase opening speech Anthony Mayer

Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase opening speech

“In true Gippsland country style where we take people as we find them, this program didn’t look for the cellophane, glossy, soy chai vanilla latte drinking, cosmopolitan, tech savvy 20 year old in a bean bag with a moustache they can barely grow, a man-bun and a smartphone glued to their hand (not that there’s…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase highlights video

Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase Highlights

Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase Highlights video   “Great communities build great innovation. The world’s most famous startup hubs grew in unexpected locations, where groups of like minded people powerfully came together. As well as supporting each one of the individual participants and mentors taking part in Startup Gippsland, we are building a strong startup community…

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Startup Gippsland Showcase winners

Up close with Startup Gippsland prize winners

Up close with Startup Gippsland 2019 winners Watch the short video reflections from the winners: Laura Eddington, Little Bumble Reusable Food Wraps Best Overall Pitch $5000, sponsored by GippsTech Laura Eddington, founder of Little Bumble Reusable Food Wraps won the major prize of Best Overall, on the exact two year anniversary of founding her business!…

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Startup Gippsland 2019 team and participants

Startup Gippsland 2019 – prize winners announced

Startup Gippsland 2019 culminates in dynamic pitch night – prize winners announced FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,  JUNE 23, 2019 [DOWNLOAD PDF] The newly reborn West Gippsland Arts Centre provided a fittingly brilliant stage for the grand finale event of the 2019 Startup Gippsland program. Over 300 guests came to celebrate and the hear the Startup Gippsland…

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Image attached, Dr Elena Kelareva, Founder and CEO, Gippstech and Stephanie Thoo, Program Manager, Startup Gippsland.

Startup Gippsland accelerator program leads Australia

Startup Gippsland accelerator program leads Australia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2019/06/21 The inaugural Startup Gippsland program has been recognised as an outstanding success. This phenomenal business accelerator program is boosting the burgeoning startup community in Gippsland, a thriving regional area in south-east Victoria. Startup Gippsland has generated an incredible level of participant engagement with 96 percent…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase reminder

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – Countdown

Join us to celebrate best Gippsland Startups successes at Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase.  Door open from 5.15pm – event starts at 6.15pm BOOK NOW Startup Gippsland is a project by the Bass Coast Shire Council, Baw Baw Shire Council, Latrobe City Council and Wellington Shire Council, funded by LaunchVic and delivered by GippsTech.

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Startup Gippsland_Pitch Showcase judges

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – Judges Announcement

We’re thrilled to showcase the journey and successes of our first Startup Gippsland cohort with you. Our Judges are: Colin Kinner – Founder and CEO, Startup Onramp Jordan Green – Founder and President of Melbourne Angels Trustee of the Angel Resource Institute (USA), Chairman of the Asian Business Angel Forum, Chairman Emeritus and a Fellow…

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Startup Gippsland_Pitch Showcase poster Warragul Arts Centre

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – Prizes Announcement

Come and celebrate local startups at Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase on June 22nd! Hear from over 40 local startups about the problems they’re solving, their vision for the future and their learnings from Startup Gippsland’s 12-week program. There’ll be prizes up for grabs for the best pitches including: Our Prizes Sponsors: 🔷Commonwealth Bank – Best Social Impact…

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STARTUP GIPPSLAND TIPS Pitching for Success

Pitching for Success

There’s a lot of misconceptions about pitching. When most people think of pitching, they think of Shark Tank. But pitching is so much more than that and like many aspects of entrepreneur life, it’s a valuable skill that takes time to perfect. So what is pitching and why is it important? Pitching is important as…

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