Five top competitions for Aussie start-ups – Page 4 of 5 – StartupSmart

4. Sydney Genesis Entrepreneurship Challenge


If you’re at the business plan stage, Australia’s universities provide a bevy of options to showcase your idea for cash.


Sadly, the Enterprize challenge, arguably Australia’s leading business plan competition, has been wound down by the University of Queensland, which offered a hefty prize cheque of $100,000 to winners.


Thankfully, there are quite a few alternatives, such as the Sydney Genesis Entrepreneurship Challenge. Launched in 2008, the competition offers workshops, mentoring, networking and $10,000 in prizes.


Last year, more than 80 teams competed, with the pick including a smartphone app that connects parents with babysitters, technology that raises money for charity as you exercise, and a CBD locker room for bicycle riders.


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