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This start-up competition will allow the Monash community to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and aim to launch their awesome idea to commercial success. Students & staff from across the University are eligible to apply. Five winning teams will each receive $20,000, plus entry into the ACCELERATOR program to help refine and polish their idea so it is ready to pitch to investors for seed investment by the end of the program. 

The program timeline for the program is as follows: 

  • 28th July - Applications open (Submission of an Executive summary) and How2Pitch Workshop
  • 18th August - Applications close 
  • 5th September - Rapid Fire Round (60-second pitch to mentors)
  • 29th September - ELEVATOR AWARDS and finale of the PITCH ORIGINATOR 
  • Oct - Nov - 6-week ACCELERATOR program

More information about the program and the submission form can be found at: