UPitch Tasmania

Event Information

UPitch is an inspiring pitch night for people to test drive their innovation or creation, gain support and compete to make their ideas a reality.

Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their idea and concept in front of a panel of judges and senior members of University of Tasmania and receive mentoring, publicity, ongoing marketing opportunities and special custom-made trophies celebrating the inaugural event.

Key Information

Where: University of Tasmania, Lecture Theatre 2, Medical Science Precinct, 17 Liverpool Street, Hobart.

When: 5:30pm – 8:30pm - Monday 11th of November 2019.

Who: Entrepreneurs, students, designers, engineers, software developers, hackers, professionals, and anyone else interested in start-ups.

Free to enter and you can register as an Individual or as a team.

The UPitch finalist will have the opportunity to win special custom-made trophies celebrating the inaugural event








View full rules


All submissions must be published on Devpost.

The competition is open to all: students and members of the public. Contestants under 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


  • Video Pitch (two mintues) 
  • Project Name
  • Overview on project idea
  • List of project team members 

How to enter

Video Submission

Entries must be published on Devpost, with a 2 minute pitch video 2019. Please include team name and list of team members.

You can enter as a team or individual on Eventbrite.

Once you have registered you submit a project name and video onto Devpost.  

How it Works

Step 1. Register via Eventbrite

Step 2. Submit a two minute pitch video to DevPost platform to qualify as a Pitcher

Step 3. Finalists are selected and will have a mentoring session where they practise their pitch 

Step 4. Live Pitch, judges announce regional winners.


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Judging Criteria

  • 3 Minute Pitch Video
    Submit a 3 minute pitch video to DevPost platform to qualify as a Pitcher
  • Delivery of Pitch
    Delivery of pitch, clarity, related to the audience and enthusiasm and passion
  • Business Case
    Business model, product uniqueness and depth of development. Product and technology
  • Potential for Impact
    Potential for Impact Would the application and associated plan have real impact economic, societal, environments. Can it change the world, or at least help someone in your community?
  • Best Individual
  • Best Team
  • People Choice


  • Machine Learning/ AI
  • Voice skills
  • Communication