The Coffs Coast’s wealth of budding digital entrepreneurs are one click away from being unleashed on the national and global marketplace.
Council has teamed up with
Telstra and a host of other local sponsors to help them do just that on Saturday
June 18 at the C.ex Coffs Club - and you are invited to be a part of the
The Telstra Business Centre
Coffs Harbour Digital Innovation Challenge is the only event tailored to start-up
and entrepreneurs on the Mid North Coast. It is aimed at assisting our local
start-ups to learn how to pitch, find co-founders, launch their product to the
press, share their stories, reach the visionaries and influencers and so much
The Challenge’s Final on June
18 is going to be jam-packed with inspirational speakers, a start-up alley showcasing
new businesses plus the big finale of the Live Pitch worth $150,000 to the
“We have some amazing speakers
lined up including who are disrupting their respective industries,” said
Stephen Saunders, Council’s Section Leader Industry and Development. “Simone
Eyles from 365cups who is fast tracking our caffeine addictions, Nick Herford
founder of Hello Claims shaking up the car insurance scene, Ben Burton who has
created a ‘tinder for pets’ and Jason Errey of OEMG deconstructing the
365cups is an award-winning
mobile ordering platform which changes the way you order breakfast, lunch,
coffee and tea. Based in Wagga Wagga, Simone proves that the might of online
means that you can be an entrepreneur from anywhere.
Brendan Yell from IBM
company Softlayer will be returning to Coffs to share his passion for
unleashing regional start-ups and also to award the winner of the pitch with
their $120,000 worth of Softlayer credits.
Who should attend? All
aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned entrepreneurs, professional service providers
keen to hear about the next big thing, accountants, investors, supporters of
innovation, tech heads and non-tech heads.
Tickets are only $20 for the
full day and are available from C.ex Coffs online or via reception 6652 3888.
For more information, go to www.digitalinnovationchallenge.com.au