Melbourne startup AgriWebb was yesterday awarded top prize at Tech23’s startup competition in Sydney. The agritech startup received the People’s Choice Award, along with the $5,000 Digital Disruption Award, making it the most celebrated startup of the competition.
SlatteryIT has revealed the startups taking part in this year’s Tech23 pitching competition in October, with a range of industries including agritech, healthtech, and renewables represented.
Applications are open for the eighth Tech23 event, which looks to bring together entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders from across Australia to help facilitate collaboration by helping startups connect with investors and businesses that can help take their ideas further.
Tech23 has announced the companies that will be pitching at its seventh annual event, which is set to showcase aspiring tech companies and celebrate Australia’s leading R&D organisations.
The fifth annual Tech23 Awards was held in Sydney last night, with top honours going to 2Mar Robotics who won the Innovation Excellence Award and the ATP Innovations’ Explorer Award for their robotic arm developed for people in wheelchairs. They were awarded with return flights to Silicon Valley, five nights’ accommodation and hosted introductions in the Valley.
Some of the State’s most innovative technology start-ups were honoured at this weeks Tech23 showcase in Sydney. Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner said the Tech 23 innovation event showcased 23 young technology companies and their business models to an audience of over 400 potential investors, partners and clients.
Tech23 is starting to be one of the most exciting and widely recognised events on the Technology and Startup calendar each year. Past winners have gone on to gain critical acclaim in their fields and enjoy continued rapid growth due to endorsement from the Government and other contributing bodies to the event.