Applications are now open for the ANZ Innovyz START program in Adelaide January 21 – April 19, 2013.
We’re looking for the best of the best companies trying to commercialize breakthrough innovations. We expect to receive hundreds of applications but will only accept 10 companies into the program.
From Jan 20 to April 19, you’ll be in Adelaide, working with Dr. Jana Matthews - 12 intense weeks totally focused on growing your company. And you’ll be mentored by some amazing entrepreneurs who have started and grown successful companies of their own in Australia, New Zealand, and the USA - view our mentors - You’ll receive incredible perks, and have a chance to pitch to investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program (April 18). We expect at least 50% of the companies to receive financing and continue their growth.
Applications are now open and close November 30th 2012. Companies will be selected early Decemeber 2012. Each founder (up to three founders) of the ten companies selected will receive $6,000 in cash to participate in the program and will co-locate in one space, at no charge. In exchange for all this support, ANZ Innovyz-START will take 8% equity in each company. We, like the founders, will be totally vested and committed to the success of each company.
ANZ Innovyz START is directed by Dr. Jana Matthews who divides her time between Boulder, Colorado (where TechStars was founded) and Adelaide, South Australia. She is one of the world’s leading experts on entrepreneurial leadership and business growth. Through her work with hundreds of high-growth CEOs around the world, she has identified the most common challenges that growth companies face and has developed strategies and tools to overcome them. In 2009 she was listed as one of the Top 18 Women Business Gurus in the world, the only one focused on entrepreneurial leadership and business growth.