The Sandbox challenge
Outline the problem that your startup is solving, the solution, and why it matters – in only 3 minutes – to an expert panel of judges. Face a further 3 minutes of questions, before the judges vote on which startup has the most promise.
Demonstrate that you can meet the following criteria:
- You have a scaleable cyber security product
- You are selling into the Australian market
- You have launched your product within the last 3 years
Applications will close on Friday 13th September.
Complete the application form here
Successful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 25th September.
Pitch preparation support
The team from CyRise, the cyber security venture accelerator, will offer an hour-long 1:1 session with each of the selected teams to help them hone their pitch.
Pitch deck submission
Tuesday 1st October
Each startup has a 3 minute pitch and 3 minutes of Q&A from the judging panel.
MC – Judy Anderson – CEO, StartupVic
John Karabin – National Director, Cybersecurity, Dimension Data
Michelle Price – CEO, AustCyber
Kylie McDevitt – Director Emerging Technology and Engineering, ACSC
Alex Woerndle – Deputy Chair, AISA
Hugh Williams – Partner, Rampersand
Each startup will be judged on the following criteria
- Quality of pitch
- Product or service innovation
- Market potential
- Market traction
- Team ability to execute vision