As there are more and more startups emerging out of Canberra every year, it is becoming obvious that we are a place where opportunities are aplenty for the budding entrepreneur.
This week boasts events around pitching, networking and education where the innovation community can continue to grow, learn and connect.
Here are some events not to miss this week:
Tuesday 17th October: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
InnovationACT Pitch Night, National Museum of Australia
Come and hear from Canberra’s brightest young entrepreneurs as they deliver a five-minute pitch in front of the judging panel for a chance to take home a share of the $50,000 seed pool along with other startup support.
Wednesday 18th October: 6.00pm – 7.00pm
Entry 29 Lift Off: Pitch Night, The Mill House (The Hub), University of Canberra
Canberra’s up and coming startup businesses have completed Entry 29’s Lift Off Program and it’s time to pitch! Join special guest’s Dr Craig Davis, Victor Pantano, Peter Lilley, Anna Pino and Tom Robinson for this great event where attendees (our Venture Capitalists) will vote on their favourite pitch of the night.
Thursday 19th October: 10.00am – 12.00pm
IP Australia: Protect, Publish and Engage, ANU Commons
Calling all researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, policy makers and investors to join in for a conversation about innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship. Hear from Daniel Shaddock, Sudha Rao, Kevin Restrick, Natalie Chapman and Petr Adamek.
Saturday 21st October: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
InnovationACT: Awards Night, Pop Up Club, ANU Pop Up Village
This has been InnovationACT’s biggest year yet, with over 60 teams from across Canberra taking part. Throughout the last 10 weeks, these teams have worked tirelessly to develop their initial ideas into viable ventures. Come and join us as we celebrate the achievements and progress of the IACT17 teams, and encourage them to continue with their entrepreneurial journey.
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