Light up the room for up to $5m in funding! APPLY NOW
Pitch your idea to seasoned investors at one of the largest pitch competitions in Queensland for your chance to land investment capital between $100k to $5M to grow your business!
Get Selected by Getting Your Entry In
A video selection process to pitch is open now for just seven lucky entrepreneurs. Only the best quality pitches received will be chosen to present on the day. Your pitch journey starts NOW with the destination being pitching to win! Hit the Apply Now button below and submit your application by 18 May 2017 (the submitted video should be at least 2 minutes and no longer than 7 minutes in dynamic duration).
Finalists get to join Mark Sowerby for lunch and then pitch to approximately 100 high net work local individuals, 10 angel/VC fund representatives, a judging panel and invited guests (total audience of up to 150 people)
This competition has been running since 2012 and has helped secure millions of dollars for local entrepreneurs seeking early stage seed funding. Just like Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den, this event is all about the “pitch for investment” and is appropriate for advanced entrepreneurial startups and established businesses in the market for angel, private equity or venture capital investment.
What if I’ve been selected as a finalist?’
If your video submission is selected as a finalist to pitch, you will present a seven minute (no longer) pitch to the judges and audience. Be sure your pitch covers these areas:
- Introduction of you and your business
- the problem your business solves
- your ideal customer
- A value proposition focussing on why an investor should invest in your team
- A call to action including how much funding you are seeking and how the funding will be deployed.
*The seven finalists will also be invited to an exclusive Startup Investment Lunch with presentations by Mark Sowerby and representatives from BDO, ICSC, RDA prior to the pitch event (from 12-2pm: Invest in the future – Sunshine Coast Start Ups).