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Startup Gippsland 2019 Program Impact in regional Gippsland

Startup Gippsland Program Impact 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:

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Startup Gippsland Mentors Thank you

Mentors Thank you

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 Gippsland team have brought business acceleration to some of the…

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Startup Gippsland Focus Group

Startup Gippsland Focus Group

Do you want to help shape Gippsland’s startup ecosystem? and also receive a $50 Coles Myer gift card? Then come to a Startup Gippsland focus group! Tuesday, 3 September 2019 from 14:00-16:00 The VRI 18 -20 Queens Parade, Traralgon, Victoria 3844 We’re assessing the impact that the program this year has had on the wider…

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Startup Gippsland 2020 Expression of Interest

Startup Gippsland 2020 – Expression of Interest

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 and mentors. We are preparing for the 2020 edition and…

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2019 Startup Gippsland Pitches

Missed out on the Pitch Showcase?

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 part in Startup Gippsland, we are building a strong startup…

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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 grow your startup

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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