Five startups will battle it out for $20,000 in cash and prizes and the title of Regional NSW’s best emerging business at the grand final of the Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest in Wagga Wagga on 5 September after a semi-final showdown in Sydney last night.
Eleven of NSW’s best regional startups will take part in a bootcamp at the Sydney Startup Hub from 12-14 August and compete for a spot in the finals of the 2019 Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest, with $20,000 in cash and prizes on offer.
Minister for Jobs Stuart Ayres is calling on NSW’s brightest startups to share their innovative ideas at Australia’s largest pitch competition for regional startups – the 2019 Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest.
New South Wales finalist 14-year-old Michael Nixon has won the first Australia Post Regional Pitchfest national title after pitching his innovative business idea, The Amazing Annoyatron, against seven other finalists at tonight’s gala final in his hometown of Wagga Wagga, NSW.
It has been a whirlwind few months. From planning out the concept of a national pitching competition at the end of last year to delivering events in 8 locations across Regional Australia... you could say that I am about out of puff...but not yet!