UPitch Tasmania



Event Information

UPitch is an inspiring pitch night for people to test drive their innovation or creation, gain support and compete to make their ideas a reality.

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.


Key Information

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

When: 5:30pm – 8:30pm Monday 15 October 2018.

Who: Entrepreneurs, students, designers, engineers, software developers, hackers, professionals, and anyone else interested in start-ups.

Free to enter and you can register as an Individual or as a team.

The Winning Prizes

The selected winner receives a trip to Sydney to compete in 'Pitch for a Million'

Pitch for a million is global event, with over 600+ start-ups from across the region will compete for the grand prize of $1 million dollars in investment*

The UPitch finalist will have the opportunity to win special custom-made trophies celebrating the inaugural event

 

 

 

 

 

 

View full rules

Eligibility

All submissions must be published on Devpost by 1st of October. 

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.

Requirements

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

How to enter

Video Submission

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.  



How it Works


Step 1. Register via Eventbrite

Step 2. Submit a 3 minute pitch video to DevPost platform to qualify as a Pitcher

Step 3. Finalists are selected and will have a mentoring session where they practise their pitch on Friday, 12th October 2018

Step 4. Live Pitch, judges announce regional winners. The winning pitch will represent Tasmania and win a trip to Sydney to 'Pitch for a Million'. Please see the website for full details. Terms and conditions apply.

 

Judges

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University of Tasmania
IT Services

Judging Criteria

  • 3 Minute Pitch Video
    Submit a 3 minute pitch video to DevPost platform to qualify as a Pitcher
  • 3 Minute Live Pitch
    Live Pitch on the Monday 15 of October 5:30-8:30pm Judges announce regional winners. The winning pitch will represent Tasmania and win a trip to Sydney to 'Pitch for a Million'. Please see the website for full details. Terms and conditions apply.