2016 WINNER: Leanne Taylor, of Match My Ride.
2016 WINNER: Leanne Taylor, of Match My Ride. Rob Cleary / Seen Australia

Ideas to spark success at Startup

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Startup Coffs Coast is designed to educate, inspire and connect entrepreneurs and innovators from around the Coffs Coast.

Finalists of the Telstra Business Centre Coffs Harbour Startup Coffs Coast Pitch Competition will be pitching their innovative business solution on the day in the hope of winning the $33,000 in prizemoney and support they need to make it happen.

This year's competition will see seven finalists selected to battle it out, with each having only five minutes to convince the judges of their winning business idea.

Finalists include Goblin Surf, The Pacific Collective, Formulater, Fibre Network Choices, Afterliife.com, Stitch Films and Keepsake App.

Startup Coffs Coast attendees will discover new businesses in Startup Alley, see the latest in technology and innovation in the Innovation Lab and get ideas and insights from some of the leading start-ups in our region.

Startup Ally showcases some of the Coffs Coast's newest business ventures and gives attendees the opportunity to share their feedback with these business owners to help make them the next local success story.

There is also a dynamic line-up of visiting and local speakers.

Startup Coffs Coast is on June 17 at C.ex Coffs from 9am-5pm and is free to attend. For information or to register go to www.startupcoffscoast.com.

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