Supporting Workshops for Deakin Startup Competition

Designed for Deakin students, staff, and alumni of all experience levels the Deakin Startup Competition helps you launch your startup or social enterprise with a total prize pool of $25 000 including cash, in-kind credits from Google and Amazon and other perks. Winners will be announced at a Showcase event in September 2021.

Three workshops are available to refine your submission and guide you through the process.


Lean Startups + the Business Model Canvas

  • Thursday, August 5, 2021. 11:00am-2:00pm AEST.
  • Delivered online
  • Forget the 75 page business plan, and try what we suggest in this workshop instead. 

Join us for this workshop by registering here.  


Communicating with Clarity and Pitching Like A Pro

  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021. 11:00am-2:00pm AEST.
  • Delivered online
  • This session will help you to communicate the right parts of your idea at the right time, with clarity and confidence. 

Join us for this workshop by registering here.  


Did you miss out on Workshop One but are keen to dive in and learn about validation to move your business idea forward?

Request the recording from Workshop One here.   

For all the competition details of the first Deakin Startup Competition, including eligibility criteria and key dates, please check out our main program page.  

Find all the details on the main program page by clicking here