PROPEL

An Advance Innovation Program that prepares Australian entrepreneurs to take on the world with facilitated, fast tracked access to Silicon Valley and beyond.

“A great opportunity to network and learn how to expand to the US - invaluable learnings”

— Dr Nikhil Pooviah, Founder & CEO, CancerAid - TechCrunch Battlefield Australia, 2017 Finalist
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STEP ONE

US WORKSHOP

Qualifying startups will be invited to participate in a three day workshop in LA, followed by an Innovation Tour of Silicon Valley.

Hands-on page-by-page review and edit of your investor deck.

One full day of US-style pitch practice, both elevator and investor pitch.

Expert session on what makes a great product demonstration followed by a product demo and review.

30 April - 3 May 2018
 

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STEP TWO

US TOUR

Following the three day Workshop, the Tour begins with an additional two days in LA, and then five days in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Our focus is:

Establishing your business for and in the US.

Legal structure / Immigration law

Developing a winning value proposition and pitch.

Small market verses large market selling: who, what and how.

Building a valuable network and mentors.

Developing a structured path to fundraising and investor readiness.

4 May - 11 May 2018

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STEP THREE

RETURN TO AUSTRALIA

A series of Australian-based events and gatherings for Propel participants to:

Connect with Advance’s network of advisors in Australia to continue on your path to growth.

Meet with potential Australian based investors and corporates.

Share your knowledge with other Australian based entrepreneurs.

Propel helps build the best Australian companies possible, companies that are better connected, think bigger, and can grow faster.

June - July 2018

PARTICIPATION FEE

AUD$10,000 + GST per company | Maximum of 2 people per company | Fee excludes airfares and accommodation