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Enter St.George Kick Start to pitch your business idea at TEDxSydney for a chance to win a share of $100,000.


  • You could win $40,000You could win $40,000
  • 2018 Winner New Business idea - Otlet2018 Winner New Business idea - Otlet
  • 2018 Winner Existing Business idea - Rosemark Water Tanks2018 Winner Existing Business idea - Rosemark Water Tanks
  • 2018 Runner up New Business idea - Puffling2018 Runner up New Business idea - Puffling
  • 2018 Runner up Existing Business idea - Briometrix2018 Runner up Existing Business idea - Briometrix

Get started

Select the right category for your great idea. Read our Terms and Conditions to make sure you meet ALL eligibility requirements.

Simply prepare your application offline answering all key judging criteria. Then complete the entry form and submit it by 21 April 2019 (11.59pm).
Our 12 Kick Start finalists (six per category) will be announced by 10 May 2019 (11.59pm). All finalists will be invited to a 'clinic' to make sure they're pitch perfect.  
In 60 seconds, pitch your exciting business idea to a panel of Kick Start judges and a live audience at TEDx Sydney on 24 May 2019.

Category 1

A NEW business idea

You've recently launched, or are about to launch an exciting new business based on a great idea. Even if you're not trading yet, but have solid plans in place, this is the category for you.

Category 2

An idea to grow your EXISTING business

You've been running a successful business for over 18-months and have an exciting idea that will take it to the next level. This is the category for you.

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