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Girls in Tech Melbourne presents: Amplify Pitch Night

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AMPLIFY is a ‘must-attend’ startup competition for entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, and designers that explores up and coming trends in innovation, technology, and most importantly, showcases the best and brightest female tech entrepreneurs from Victoria.

During this competition, female entrepreneurs will pitch their early-stage technology startup onstage to a panel of seasoned tech professionals and investors to be judged based on the innovativeness and viability of the product or service. Winners will receive a cash prize along with additional resources such as consulting services for IP, go-to-market strategies and mentorship programs to move their startup forward.

The event will also feature inspiring keynote speeches from successful female startup founders and high-tech executives.

Speakers

  • Renece Brewster - CEO & Founder, Data Creative
  • Shahirah Gardner - Co-Founder - Finch

Judges

  • Val Brown - CDO of REA Group
  • Georgia Beattie - CEO of Startup Victoria
  • Renece Brewster - CEO & Founder, Data Creative
  • Alita Harvey-Rodriguez - Head of Marketing Girls in Tech, Managing Director, Milk it Academy
  • Susan Brown - MD of Girls in Tech, Director at PwC
  • Madeleine Kelly - Partner, FB Rice
  • To be announced... - Australia Post

Key dates:

  • Friday July 14th, 2017 : Applications open!
  • Friday, July 28th, 2017: Applications close
  • Monday, July 31st, 2017: 10 finalists notified and begin preparing 2 min pitches
  • Friday, August 11th, 2017: 10 finalists pitch live at IE Digital!

Apply here:

http://bit.ly/2um8x7Y

Prizes on offer

Top prize to be announced…

FB Rice - 2 hour free consultation on Intellectual Property and Research & Development essentials with FB Rice, top tier Intellectual Property firm.

  • Consultation includes discussions with 3 experts on how to best protect your IP including Trade Marks, Copyright, Patents and how to avail of R&D tax benefits.

REA Group - a day at REA, including 1 on 1 meetings with industry leaders and mentoring for your business

  • Spend some time at one of the top tech companies in Australia and learn from the talented people at REA, who recently featured on Forbes World's Most Innovative Growth Companies list.

IE Digital - Consulting services from leading technology consulting business, IE Digital.

  • Depending on the winning startup, this could include: discovery workshop with IE consultants, where IE determines how it can best help you within the 60k. A short program of work to help you would then follow.

Academy Xi - Expert-led courses and workshops where you can learn skills on how to run your startup.

  • $500 discount off any part time course to finalists and the winner will receive a scholarship to one of our courses (1 person up to $4000 value) or if it's a team, the prize can be shared and discount applied.

Milk It Academy - $3,500 Digital Marketing Launch Strategy Workshop

  • The power of a digital marketing strategy cannot be underestimated, particularly for a startup. This workshop will help you define and craft your strategy for how you go to market.

Thanks to our major partners: Australia Post & REA Group!

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