DATE

EVENT

AIMS

LOCATION

27 April 2018 Upstart Challenge opens
10 May
4.15 – 6.00pm
Upstart Ideas Lab To inspire and encourage students to enter the Upstart Challenge. To help students generate and evaluate their ideas. To provide support to students entering the Upstart Challenge. Barwon Water HQ, 55 Ryrie Street, Geelong
30 May
4.15 – 6.00pm
Mentoring Session To provide support and encouragement to students entering the Upstart Challenge. To help them make their best entry possible. Upstart HQ
7 June Closing date for entries into the Upstart Challenge
20 June 4.30
– 6.00pm
Big Ideas Awards To celebrate success and award prizes The Gordon Gallery
27 June Shortlisted students invited to enter the Upstart Accelerator
July – August 4.15– 6.30 pm Upstart Accelerator Program (6 workshops) Intensive program and mentoring to develop idea from concept to launch. Upstart HQ
16 August Upstart Pitching Showdown extravaganza To celebrate success and award prizes TBA