startup competition



We provide startup exposure to corporates partners, customers, government, academia and investors. Startups that are using the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence at the core of their innovation are invited to join our community and present in our events. Startup joining our Global Innovation Hub receive mentorship from experts in the field and access to funding through our extensive network of corporate  ventures, venture capital firms and angel investors.


A focal point for local and global corporates and investors seeking partnerships and investments in disruptive startups. The hub is a knowledge and collaboration centre for startups with global ambitions using AI and IoT technologies. We provide connections, funding, knowledge and mentoring.


Our mentors have a broad skill sets and having decades of experience leading companies in Australia and overseas are passionate about helping startups succeed. The support includes one on one as as well as our monthly advisory roundtable were we get all the startups and advisors together to share experiences and knowledge. 



Everything IoT Startup Competition

Our startup competitions are open to AI and IoT startups across a large variety of sectors. The purpose of the competitions is to showcase and connect the best startups with corporates and investors while providing variable feedback and advice by industry experts. We also actively introduce startups to other ecosystems including Israel the US and Asia. 

View past startup competitions on our youtube channel:

Star-Up 2017

Star-Up 2016

Star-Up 2015



Australian IoT startups, post MVP stage, in any of the above categories are welcomed to apply for Everything IoT Startup Challenge Cup Sydney. Application will open on Monday 10 April and close on Sunday 30 April 2017. Five companies in four of the above categories will be selected and invited to take part in  the competition. Judging will be done by esteemed experts in each of the 4 chosen categories. 


While the biggest prize is the exposure on the day and throughout Everything IoT online and offline communication we the feedback provided on the day by the industry experts in invaluable. In addition there will be a variety of prizes provided by our corporate partners. In addition the winning The winner of the best IoT Australia startup 2017 will be invited to participate in the final to beheld overseas at the end of the year. 



8.30 - 9.00 Guest arrival and registrations 



9.00 - 9.15 Welcome & opening remarks from the founder of Everything IoT and forum MC:


Session I - Keynotes & Startup Competition


9.15 - 9.30 Corporate Presentation

9.30 - 11.00 Startup pitches, questions and feedback (5x5x5)

Morning Break

11.00 - 11.30 Light refreshments, networking and startup demos

Session II - Keynotes & Startup Competition


11.30 - 11.45 Corporate Presentation

11.45 - 13.15 Startup pitches, questions and feedback (5x5x5)

Lunch Break

13.15 - 14.15 Full lunch, networking and startup demos

Session III - Keynotes & Startup Competition


14.15 - 14.30 Corporate Presentation

14.30 - 16.00 Startup pitches, questions and feedback (5x5x5)

Afternoon Break

16.00 - 16.30 Pastries, light refreshments, networking and startup demos

Session IV - Keynotes & Startup Competition


16.30 - 16.45 Corporate Presentation

16.45 - 18.15 Startup pitches, questions and feedback (5x5x5)

Party and Awards Ceremony


18.15 - 19.30 Cocktail Party, winner announcements and prizes

Interested in becoming a mentor or joining the hub?