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“SPARK has some of the most phenomenal, down to earth entrepreneurs and big thinkers. It sparks a blazing fire in you to find your passion and work at it and I'm so grateful to be a part of this program!”

Kisalka de Silva


 SPARK Deakin is thrilled to host StartCon’s Pitch For $1M Regional Victorian Final, which is an all-day event that includes the pitch competition, main-stage keynotes, masterclasses and a startup expo.

We are bringing together the key regional Victorian startups, founders, investors and community partners, for one epic day with innovation at the forefront.

The winner of this regional final event gets to fly to Sydney and secure a spot at the Pitch for $1 Million Grand Finals.


Early Bird Tickets are now Available!

StartCon’s Pitch For $1 Million – Regional Victorian Final
Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus
Thursday 25th October 2018
8 am – 6 pm

Whether you’re pitching or attending you’ll leave this event with exposure, valuable industry insights and beneficial connections. This is a one-day opportunity you wouldn’t want to miss!

Register now to secure your spot!


The StartCon Pitch For $1M Victorian Regional Finals event will allow entrepreneurs from across the region to tap into transformational knowledge, learning how to scale their startup and generate maximum revenue and profit, as well as form and nurture key relationships that will support future innovation throughout their startup journey.

Prof. Svetha Venkatesh, Deakin Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A2I2)


Upcoming Workshops For Deakin Students

Workshops Date Attend
Startup Fundamentals - Design Thinking and Customer Validation August 30, 2018, 10AM – 12PM Eventbrite - <Startup Fundamentals>'
Startup Fundementals - Design Thinking and Lean Startup September 5th, 2018, 4:00PM – 6:00PM Eventbrite - <Startup Fundementals>'
Startup Fundementals - Business Model Canvas September 12th, 2018, 4:00PM – 6:00PM Eventbrite - <Startup Fundementals>'
Startup Fundamentals - Personal Branding September 20, 2018, 5pM – 6.30PM Eventbrite - <Startup Fundamentals>'
Startup Fundementals - How to Pitch September 26th, 2018, 4:30PM – 6:30PM Eventbrite - <Startup Fundementals>'

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