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For the first time, startups will have the chance to participate in an #SGPitchBattle competition right here on the Gold Coast.
Five startups from the local ecosystem will be selected to pitch in front of in-person judges and audience at Cohort Innovation Space.
WHEN & WHERE
Cohort Innovation Space, Gold Coast
Tuesday November 17 || 4pm - 6pm
→ Early Bird - SOLD OUT
→ 2nd Release - ON SALE NOW
→ Great company
→ An epic pitch battle
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Are you an early-stage startup interested in pitching at this event? Apply now!
→ Complete the application form HERE
1ST PLACE PRIZE
→ 1 year free membership into Startup Grind's Startup Membership Program
→ 3 month free Cohort Innovation Space Membership, including coworking and business support*
→ Newsletter and social media shoutouts (the glory!)
→ Startups who land 2nd and 3rd place will score a free membership into Startup Grind's Startup Membership Program for 6 months
→ Newsletter and social media shoutouts
Applications close Tuesday November 10 at 5pm
* 3 month free Cohort Innovation Space Membership for up to two people in your team, valid for redemption 6 months from event date.
Program Manager at Cohort Innovation Space
Gold Coast Chapter Director at Startup GrindSee Bio
Cohort Innovation Space
General ManagerSee Bio
Over the last 12 years, Dren has built communities of entrepreneurs. He has developed and implemented activities to support companies grow and scale. He has created and executed hundreds of acceleration programs, and learning-networking event. Dren has managed large impact projects nurturing and guiding the entrepreneurship ecosystem. He mentors and coach both startups and established businesses. Dren has worked and facilitated activities for entrepreneurs in 15 countries worldwide.
Dren has a bachelor’s degree in business management and an MBA in general management. He is the Program Manager at Cohort Innovation Space - a health and technology launchpad and incubator in Australia's Gold Coast. Dren is also an international business development consultant for an outsourcing software development firm. Dren is the Startup Grind Gold Coast Chapter Director.
As the General Manager of CoSpaces, Ariana oversees Cohort Innovation Space in the Gold Coast’s $5 billion Health & Knowledge Precinct, working alongside State Government and the precinct partners with the Cohort team to manage and deliver all aspects of facilities management, community management, communications, marketing, public relations, events, partnerships and program initiatives for the 2500m2 innovation space.
As an active participant in community debate, Ariana is passionate about the activation and direction of Southport and its surrounds. Ariana sits on the Executive Board of the Southport Chamber of Commerce, is a mentor for the Global Shapers Gold Coast hub, an initiative of the World Economic Forum, and is a Griffith University Alumni.