elevatewebupdatedsmall.jpg
elevate devices for web.jpg
elevate group for web 2.jpg
updated group smaller cropped.jpg
elevate shoes for website.jpg
elevate office for website.jpg
elevate speaker for website.jpg
elevatewebupdatedsmallcropped.jpg
elevatewebupdatedsmall.jpg

Fast track to the US with elevate61


SCROLL DOWN

Fast track to the US with elevate61


Are you a tech startup building a global company and want to break into the US market?

Perhaps you are looking to invest in the next big thing?

Do you enjoy being in the company of super smart people doing incredibly cool things and would like to mentor them on their journey?

If it’s yes to any of the above, then elevate61 is for you.

elevate devices for web.jpg

The Program


SCROLL DOWN

The Program


elevate 61 is a unique program designed to enable high performing Australian businesses to fast track their growth into the United States and beyond.

elevate 61 provides participants with facilitated access to an established network of successful Australian and US-based entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and global corporations.

elevate group for web 2.jpg

Workshops & US Tour


SCROLL DOWN

Workshops & US Tour


THE WORKSHOPS

An interactive, boot camp-style workshop designed to fast track all Australian entrepreneurs!

We roll up our sleeves, we get very practical, and we help you master all the best startup tool and methodologies to dramatically speed things up. In three days, we take startups to the next level in pursuit of their global ambitions!

We cover topics such as:

  • Establishing your business for and in the US
  • 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 – investor readiness
  • The workshops will be held in Sydney, facilitated by highly experienced Australian and US-based subject matter experts, and aimed at tech-enabled Australian startups who are keen to understand the US market.

    The workshops are a standalone program, and completion of this program is a pre-requisite to applying for the elevate61 US Tour (details below).

    How to apply:

    Applications open: 25th October 2016

    Applications close: 23rd December 2016

    Workshop dates: 6th to 8th February 2017

    Workshop fee: AUD$3,500 + GST per company (maximum of 2 company representatives)

    Successful applicants will be notified by 23th January 2017.

    THE US TOUR

    Selected startups who have completed the Workshop program (detailed above) will be taken on a tour to three key entrepreneurial US hubs: Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.

    Through a program of workshops, seminars and events, selected startups will hear from, meet and interact with a range of US-based entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and global corporations.

    The US tour provides a first-hand experience to the US funding landscape, and will develop a startup’s ability to approach and sell to enterprise buyers, as well as build extensive networks of potential advisors, clients and investors.

    The tour has been designed for post-seed funded, technology enabled, enterprise startups who are currently experiencing or preparing for rapid growth in Australia and are ready to expand to the US market.

    How to apply:

    Pre-requisites: Completion of the Workshop program (details above). Based on the participation and performance of the startup at the Workshop, prospective startups will be selected to attend an interview with an independent judging panel for participation in the US tour.

    Interview dates: Week starting 6th March 2017

    US tour dates: 2nd to 11th April 2017

    US tour fee: AUD$10,000 + GST per company (maximum of 2 company representatives) (fee excludes travel-related expenses, such as airfares and accommodation)

    Successful applicants will be notified by 17th March 2017.

    updated group smaller cropped.jpg

    Eligibility Criteria


    SCROLL DOWN

    Eligibility Criteria


    elevate 61 is designed for post-seed funded, technology enabled, enterprise start-ups (B2B) who are currently experiencing or preparing for rapid growth in Australia and are ready to expand to the US. As a guide, the type of businesses elevate 61 is looking for ideally meet the following guidelines:

  • are an Australian registered business (with an A.B.N.)
  • have already launched a product and/or service in the market
  • have customers
  • are predominately business to business focussed
  • have turnover in the last 12 months of approximately AUD$500,000+
  • have received seed funding
  • have a team of at least two people
  • elevate shoes for website.jpg

    Alumni


    SCROLL DOWN

    Alumni


    Case Studies
    simPRO
    doceo

    elevate office for website.jpg

    Advisors


    SCROLL DOWN

    Advisors


    Our advisors are successful entrepreneurs from the global Advance community and KPMG Australia’s networks with US experience across a broad range of industries. We have been delighted to work with the following advisors as part of previous elevate61 programs.

    elevate speaker for website.jpg

    Speakers


    SCROLL DOWN

    Speakers


    As part of the Workshops and US Tour we invite a number of speakers to share their expetise, advice and experiences doing business in the US across a broad range of industries. We have been delighted to work with the following speakers as part of previous elevate61 programs.

    elevatewebupdatedsmallcropped.jpg

    Brought to you by


    SCROLL DOWN

    Brought to you by


    Advance and KPMG Australia have formed a strategic alliance to help fast track Australian entrepreneurs and enable growth and productivity for globally competitive industries.

    Our vision for elevate61 is to help shape and empower Australia's entrepreneurial eco-system, leading to high value job creation and corporate and social growth for Australia.

     
     

    Proudly Supported By


    Join our mailing list to stay up to date with all the latest program news