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Startup Gippsland 2019 Program Impact in regional Gippsland

Startup Gippsland Program Impact 2019

September 13, 2019

Startup Gippsland is a regional initiative that aims to ignite the region’s startup ecosystem. Here are some statistics from Startup Gippsland Program Impact for 2019: Ready to get involved as a Mentor, Sponsor, Partner or a Participant? Drop us a line today and subscribe to…

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Startup Gippsland Mentors Thank you

Mentors Thank you

August 15, 2019

Startup Gippsland 2019 was a massive undertaking! The program attracted 113 applicants, all of exceptional quality before accepting 46 startups to take part. The businesses covered a kaleidoscope of inventions, innovations and brilliant ideas. Using a powerful combination of technology and staff dedication the Startup…

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Startup Gippsland 2020 Expression of Interest

Startup Gippsland 2020 – Expression of Interest

August 12, 2019

Are you a mentor, participant or a sponsor?   Startup Gippsland is delivered by Gippstech, a Warragul-based technology and innovation business using the Startup Onramp format which consists of weekly group expert workshops and one on one mentoring, with monthly meetups open to all participants…

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2019 Startup Gippsland Pitches

Missed out on the Pitch Showcase?

August 9, 2019

Watch some of our 2019 Startup Pitches!  “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…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase opening speech Anthony Mayer

Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase opening speech

July 10, 2019

“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…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase highlights video grow your startup

Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase Highlights

July 7, 2019

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…

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Startup Gippsland Showcase winners

Up close with Startup Gippsland prize winners

June 26, 2019

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,…

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Startup Gippsland 2019 team and participants

Startup Gippsland 2019 – prize winners announced

June 24, 2019

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…

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Dr Elena Kelareva, Founder and CEO, Gippstech and Stephanie Thoo, Program Manager, Startup Gippsland photo aldona kmiec

Startup Gippsland accelerator program leads Australia

June 21, 2019

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…

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Startup Gippsland Pitch Showcase reminder

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – Countdown

June 19, 2019

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

June 14, 2019

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…

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Startup Gippsland_Pitch Showcase poster Warragul Arts Centre

Startup Gippsland’s Pitch Showcase – Prizes Announcement

June 4, 2019

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…

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