Over 50 teams have battled it out in front of 15 industry judges for a coveted spot in the top eight who will go on to pitch at the Showcase event, with the winner taking home $10,000.
Other prizes will include a $3,000 People’s Choice Award and $1,500 Founders Community Spirit Award.
As part of this celebration of next generation of entrepreneurs, hear Doug Dosberg, founder of HeyTaco!, share his story about creating a business out of simply adding a little happiness to someone’s day.
UNSW Founders Pre-accelerator is a 10-week program for UNSW students, staff and alumni with an early-stage startup. This year over 180 participants learnt from experienced speakers and mentors and were introduced to the tools and strategies to test their ideas and scale their business. Forty-five of those teams joined the tailored health focused stream, delivered in partnership with The George Institute.