Coffs Harbour activator - Fiona Barden

Section Leader, Industry and Destination Development
Coffs Harbour City Council

6 Degrees has actively engaged in an incubator program, StartUp OnRamp, to encourage innovative development of business ideas, from new and established businesses. The Coffs Coast Regional PitchFest event is for our current cohort of founders to showcase their product.  After 10 weeks of preparation, a pivot or two, 12 founders will pitch their refined idea in front of a panel of experts and peers.  

We hope you can join us and our founders, enjoy some local food and beverages, as they pitch it out.  The Pitch will be held on Tuesday 18th June from 5.30pm to 8pm at Toogetha Coworking space, 36 Moonee St, Coffs Harbour.  RSVP to

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Tony is a lean startup advocate whose specialty is to deliver complex technology in a simple way. Through his own ventures, he has learned "Life is too short to build something nobody wants!".

He grew up in Czechoslovakia and Germany, completed a Masters Degree in Engineering and kicked off his career in the consulting space.

Tony is currently managing the Innovation Hub Coffs Coast and is the Director of the first regional chapter for Startup Grind supported by Google for Startups in Coffs Harbour.

With an interest in education, health and telecommunication he is always on the lookout for problems worth solving and passionate about making an impact in regional Australia.

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