Need help launching your tech startup idea?

Pitch to win a place on Tech Ready Women's Accelerator Program


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Do you have a tech startup idea you’re wanting to get off the ground?

Tech Ready Women’s award winning Accelerator Program provides women with the tech startup education, access to world class mentors and connections to the startup community to help you launch, build and grow a successful tech startup.

To enter, all you need to do is send in a 2 minute video clip or answer the application questions about you pitching your business idea. 

The written application contains the same questions as the 2 minute video pitch - simply choose your preferred method and apply!

In your 2 minute video pitch, you'll want to address the following key points in order:

  1. The Problem:
    What is the problem you are solving?
  2. Why You?
    Why are you wanting to solve this problem and why are you the best person to solve it? Talk about about you and your connection to the problem.
  3. The Solution:
    Tell us about the solution you believe you need to build to solve the problem.
  4. Market Opportunity:
    What is the market opportunity?
  5. Community:
    Why you would like to be part of the female founder community at Tech Ready Women? 
If you're not sure how to create a 2 minute pitch, we've got you covered.
Here is a complimentary Pitch Ready Masterclass with the Co-founders of Glamazon app.

What is the judging process like?

Five finalists will be chosen by a judging panel on Tuesday 18 September, ahead of the announcement of the winners at the From Idea to Tech Startup event on Wednesday 19 September, to be held at the Sydney offices of Herbert Smith Freehills.


What else do I need to know?

Five finalists will pitch live at our From Idea to Tech Startup event on the 19th of September where three winners of the original five will be announced.
The application deadline is 5:00PM on Monday, 17 September 2018.
You can submit a written pitch or submit a video - you choose!

What do the winners receive?

  • 12 x workshops over 20 weeks to develop your business idea alongside some of Australia’s top tech entrepreneurs and startup experts.

  • 12 months access to online learning and a mentor community to keep you on track.

  • Plus 2 hours of pitch training

Total value $4,995 

Terms and FAQ's:
In order to qualify you must be able to:
  1. Attend the September 19 event and be able to start the Tech Ready Women Accelerator by the 29th October 2018
  2. Attend evening classes on Mondays and or Tuesdays from 6-9pm in Sydney CBD.
  3. You will be willing to allow Tech Ready Women to document your journey via blog posts, and PR.
  4. You will be willing to be featured in news related to the Sydney startup ecosystem, local government authority of City of Sydney, news and media outlets, and lifestyle content.
  5. Apply by 5:00PM on Monday, 17 September 2018.

For all questions about the application process, please call 1800 423 500, leave your first and last name, your email address, contact number and a summary of your question. Our team will get back to you with an answer to your question within 48 hours.


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