UPitch Tasmania


Introducing a new event: UPitch!

UPitch is an inspiring pitch night for people to pitch an idea and test-drive their concept, and to gain mentoring, advice and financial support to make their concept a start-up business.

A group of five finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their idea and concept in front of a panel of judges and senior members of University of Tasmania and receive mentoring, publicity, ongoing marketing opportunities and special custom made trophies celebrating the inaugural event.



Step 1. Register at via Eventbrite

Step 2. Submit a 3 minute pitch video to the DevPost Hackathon platform. 


LIVE EVENT UPitch 2018- Date to be announced soon. 

Venue: University of Tasmania, IMAS Hobart, 20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, Hobart, TAS 7004

UPitch is designed to help University Students and Tasmanian Community members test-drive their innovation or creation and ultimately gain mentoring, and to facilitate sponsorship to help make their ideas a reality.

As a university we are committed to delivering events which are important to Tasmanian Community. UPitch and UHack are events designed to engage industry and build partnerships and pathways for students and our community.

The finalist will be contacted and invited to Pitch in Hobart , in front of VIP guests, a large audience and potential investors.

View full rules



All submissions must be published on Devpost.

The competition is open to all: students and members of the public. Contestants under 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.



  • Video Pitch (3 mintues) 
  • Project Name
  • Overview on project idea
  • List of project team members (max 3)

How to enter


Entries must be published on Devpost, with a 3 minute pitch video 2018. Please include team name and list of team members (maximum of three per team).

You can enter as a team or individual on Eventbrite. Once you have registered you submit a project name and video onto Devpost.  



University Of Tasmania

University Of Tasmania
UHack Team

Judging Criteria

  • 3 Minute Pitch Video
  • Things to Consider
    Understand the market? Does the concept have ‘legs’? Can you see it extending through many channels? Is it absolutely relevant? Are your costs/timelines reasonable?