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Pitch Night: Impact
Tue. 27 June 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
Founders driven by the purpose of changing the world by empowering people, facilitating sustainable living and promoting health and wellbeing are poised to shape the future of our Victorian community and communities all over the globe. With growth and success, impact startups not only have the power to improve our world, but also inspire others to do the same.
This month, our Impact Pitch Night is supported by Giant Leap Fund - who specialises on impact investments: investments made into companies, organisations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.
We will hear from 4 amazing startups within this industry, pitching for $150,000 worth of prizes which includes:
- Above All Human: 2 x complimentary conference tickets
- Adventure Capital: 30mins x consultation with the team
- Amazon Web Services: $5,000 credit to winner and $1,000 credit to each finalist
- BlueMix: $120,000 credit on IBM BlueMix infrastructure/platform to winner and $12,000 credit to each finalist
- Coghlan Duffy & Co: 1 hour x free legal advice
- Collective Campus: 2 x full time hot desking for 1 month
- Digital Affair: 1 x hour consultation on branding, digital and marketing
- General Assembly: $500 credit for classes & workshops with a 6 month validity
- Genius Tech Group: 2 hours x product mapping session with the team
- Giant Leap: 30 min x consultation with the team
- Inspire9: 2 x full time subscriptions for 1 month
- One Ledger: 3-5 x hours consultation on cash flow, budgeting and Xero
- Square Peg Capital: 30mins x consultation with the team
- Sportsbet: 1 x hour consultation with data scientist or developer
- Spotfires: 1/2 day x branding workshop
- York Butter Factory: 2 x weeks full time subscription
It's still not too late to submit your pitch to us! If you've got what it takes to make an impact, please submit your pitch deck to us via this form.
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Giant Leap is Australia's first venture capital fund which is 100% dedicated to investing in exceptional, rapidly scalable impact businesses. We are investing into businesses that blend financial returns with deep social and environmental impact.
Giant Leap is backed by leading Australian funds manager, Impact Investment Group, which manages over $400 million in assets. It is bolstered by Venture Partners (seasoned entrepreneurs and early-stage investors) and guided by Advisors (with early-stage tech and start-up experience, and who've led venture capital investments across the world).
We believe that investing in businesses that do good is simply good business.