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Bondi’s Innovation Shark Tank
May 26, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This is your chance to pitch your business idea to our panel of experts in our shank tank evening, in collaboration with the Bondi Innovation Forum.
Also, a great opportunity to network with other forward-thinking locals. We will have three businesses give a 5-minute pitch to our panel of experts. Each pitch will be given the opportunity to receive some great feedback from our experts and audience!
To be chosen to pitch your idea, please submit in the form of a 1-minute video here
Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos: Paula is a highly experienced and award-winning strategist and communicator with a career spanning almost 35 years. Paula has devoted her life to enacting positive change for the people of Waverley whilst running a successful communications company that develops health campaigns for culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Sam Cust: Sam has been involved in the Tech industry for over 10 years. He has been involved in building Start Ups from the ground up, including several successful capital raises in-turn achieving high growth. He sit across multiple Start Up boards and has a deep passion for supporting the Australian Start Up Ecosystem.
Ross Dawson: Founder of Bondi Innovation Alliance. Ross is globally recognized as a leading futurist, keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and authority on business strategy. He is the Founding Chairman of the Advanced Human Technologies group of companies, and the bestselling author of four books including the acclaimed Living Networks. Strong global demand has seen him deliver keynote speeches to business and government leaders in over 30 countries, while frequent media appearances include CNN, Bloomberg TV, SkyNews, ABC TV, Today and Sunrise shows, The New York Times, and many others.
Olivia Santiago- Amazon Start Ups. Olivia is a Silicon Valley native/Bondi local. She advises early to mid-staged startups at Amazon Web Services (AWS), consulting tech founders on scaling to international markets and solving deep technical challenges. Prior to AWS, she led Australian scale-up Deputy’s go-to-market strategy and built out strategic partnerships.