Events

UPitch 2018: Backing the Future

Summary

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.

Start Date

15th Oct 2018 5:30pm

End Date

15th Oct 2018 8:30pm

Venue

IMAS Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information

Enquiries - E. UHack.Team@utas.edu.au T. (03) 6226 2614

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UPitch Event Details

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.

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 competing 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.

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 practice 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  Startcon website for full details. Terms and conditions apply.


About UPitch

UPitch is designed to help University students and the 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, build partnerships, pathways for students and our community.


Our Partners

Partners of UTAS for this event