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2015 Swinburne Venture Cup - Getting to the Board Room

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The Swinburne Venture Cup is a New Venture Plan competition for teams of Swinburne students across all sections of the University. Ventures must intend to be operating companies with corporate structures and financial statements that reflect real operating revenues and expenses. The competition focuses on new, independent ventures in the seed, start-up or early growth stages. Licensing technologies from universities or research labs is encouraged assuming there has been no previous commercialization.

All ventures must be seeking outside equity capital thus it is expected that their business plan and presentation will be investor ready. 

Program Schedule -

Pitch Rounds

  1. Heat 1: Pitch Night - 4th June (2 winners selected for finals)
  2. Heat 2: Pitch Night - 5th November (2 winners selected for finals)
  3. Heat 3: Pitch Day - 19th November (2 winners selected for finals)

Requirements of all pitch participant's:

  • Executive Summary submitted prior to pitch session
  • 3-5 minute pitch presentation to external judging panel

Board Room Presentation - 25th November

Requirements of all selected finalists

  • Business Plan - due 19th November
  • Complete Prize Declaration Form - due 19th November
  • Board room team presentation - 25th November

Awards Night - Presentations

All Participants - Awards 25th November

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