Keen for a shot at $1000? Gear up your entrepreneurial skills to tackle some of the most complex global issues. If you’ve ever been a fan of Shark Tank, this is your time to shine! Teams of up to 5 are invited to participate in our returning Start-Up Pitch Night centred around UWA’s Grand Challenges. Open to all UWA students!

You’ll be given hands-on opportunity to address the world’s biggest problems, particularly focusing on:

- How do we develop a more equitable world post-covid?

- How do we tackle the generational challenge of climate change?

After a brief kick-off session, you will be given 72 hours to come up with a slide deck demonstrating how you would design a profit or not-for-profit business that can contribute to solving the issues described above. All teams will be paired with a specially selected mentor from our world-class industry partners to help guide you through your creative process.

Wondering what you’ll gain out of participating in the pitch night?

- Meet like-minded entrepreneurs and change-makers

-The opportunity to have a real social impact Team coaching with a specially selected professional mentor who will help you through your creative process

- A chance to be integrated into Venture's Incubator and present at Enactus Nationals 2024 in Melbourne

- Last but definitely not least, a shot at a $1000 prize pool


• Kickstart Session 5:30PM–7:30PM, Thursday 28th September

• 72 Hour Competition Time: 11:59PM Thursday 28th September – 11:59PM Sunday 1st October

• Pitch-night: 5:30PM–8:30PM Monday 2nd October

Event Dates

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28th Sep 2023 @ 6:00pm 28th Sep 2023 @ 8:00pm Add to your calendar
2nd Oct 2023 @ 6:00pm 2nd Oct 2023 @ 8:00pm Add to your calendar
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Event Details

28/09- 209 Giumelli Learning Studio ezone, 02/10- 263 andrew frazer & 262 Rick Crabb, Business School