Inspiration for entrepreneurs at the BIGGEST start-up event on the coast!

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> Ignite your passion for ideas
> See innovative businesses
> Hear experts on the Future of Work
> Discover robots in action
> Pitch competition worth over $30k

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*Winner drawn at 4pm at the event – you must be in attendance to win.

2018 EVENT

The biggest startup event on the Mid North Coast is coming to Coffs Harbour on Saturday 2 June 2018.

Are you looking for a platform to develop an idea into a real start-up business?
Are you already an entrepreneur but keen to start something new or be inspired?
Looking to connect with other innovators and mentors, develop ideas and prototypes, validate business concepts and markets, and perfect your startup strategy?

STARTUP COFFS COAST is for you!

Pitch Competition  +  Startup Alley  +   Keynote Speakers

WHEN: 2nd JUNE 2018
TIME: 9am – 5pm
VENUE: C.ex Coffs, Vernon Street, Coffs Harbour

ATTEND EVENT FREE with PRE-REGISTRATION

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Startup Coffs Coast is designed with the entrepreneur in mind

  • Are you ready to launch? Use the Pitch Competition as your launch pad.
  • For those soon to be entrepreneurs this is the opportunity for you to be inspired, get the insights and connections you need to launch. You can be inspired by the keynote speakers, meet other business owners in Startup Alley and take notes from the Pitch Competition.
  • Employees with a side project – this is your moment to get it out and shake it all about.
  • If you have launched already this is your chance to grab a stand in Startup Alley and show off the goods so far.
  • Lovers and supporters of all things innovation. Innovators, entrepreneurs, investors – angels, VC and beyond. It is always good to keep up-to-date on what his happening in your local patch.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Awesome speakers to get your startup cranking!

Attendees will be presented with a dynamic line-up of speakers including start-ups who have transitioned into successful companies, as well as investors, local and national entrepreneurs who get what being a startup in a regional area is about, plus government agencies dedicated to helping start-ups succeed.

Sarah Nolet

Sarah is a globally recognised food systems innovation expert and the CEO of AgThentic, a global food and agriculture technology consulting firm. agthentic.com

Sarah has been instrumental in building the early-stage food system innovation ecosystem in Australia, including coaching dozens of startups, designing accelerator programs, and helping industry and government to implement international best practices in food and agriculture innovation.

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PITCH COMPETITION

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CONGRATULATIONS to the finalists – see them pitch at Startup Coffs Coast on June 2, 2018.

Kiss Ankle Co – Craig  Hubbard
An ankle brace that works with the joint’s own bio-mechanics to prevent, repair and regenerate ankle injuries.

Smart Trail – Chris Winn
A physical network of low energy bluetooth beacons designed to engage visitors via smart devices throughout the Coffs Harbour area.

Rate Us App – Lorraine Chowdury
An app for clients in the aged care, disability and education to provide feedback on the service they receive.

Oxygen Health Clinics – Peter Stone
The establishment of a world class hyperbaric medical unit at the Specialist Medical Centre, Coffs Harbour.

Dreamtime Mentors – Matthew Smith
A Zero Waste education consultancy that develops, designs, manufactures and supplies zero waste reusable products.

Thrive – Sarah Pryor
An app that connects individuals, groups, businesses and organisations to local volunteer opportunities.

Move To My Town – Roger Tindale
Website and app designed for users considering a move to towns and cities in regional and rural Australia.


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STARTUP ALLEY

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Wander the stands in Startup Alley to uncover the up and coming businesses of the region.

Hear their elevator pitch, test their product, discuss their market, share your feedback and help make them the next local success.

Businesses are jumping on board every day to be in the Alley, this was definitely one of the highlights of last year’s events and not to be missed.

Are you a Coffs Coast Startup? We want your company to be our next local success story. As a participant in the Startup Alley you get a spot to display in Startup Alley for one day during the show for two company representatives.

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DETAILS

 

 

WHEN: 2 JUNE 2018
TIME:    9am – 5pm

WHERE: C.EX Coffs
1 Vernon Street, Coffs Harbour

COST:       FREE

KEY 2018 DATES:

4 May Pitch Comp Entry Deadline

10 May  Pitch Finalists Announced

16 May Startup Alley Deadline

2 June BIG DAY!

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