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.


Grand Prize

Highly Commended

The Startup Coffs Coast Pitch Competition is designed to inspire budding entrepreneurs and innovators to pitch their innovative business solution and provide them with the prize money and support they need to make it happen.

A selection of the best entries will take the stage on 2 June 2018 to pitch their innovative business idea to a panel of business experts and an audience of other entrepreneurs, small business owners, potential investors, students, and business and community leaders.

Each finalist will have 5 minutes to pitch their idea followed by 5 minutes of Q&A with a panel of expert judges. Your pitch must include a product or process innovation. It is open to any type of business solution or market need. For example, it can be a business 2 business solution, consumer application or a social enterprise.

IMPORTANT: Deadline for entries is May 4th, 2018