• Friday, 17 May 2019 - Sunday, 19 May 2019
    12:00 am

Have a sustainable idea for the future?

Are you a passionate individual who wants to change the world but don’t know how? Perhaps you’re interested in growing a business with an emphasis on sustainability; or have an idea that you’re bursting to share with the world and need the skills, contacts and tools to make it happen. Well, you’re in luck!

Sustainability Startup Weekend is on from May 17 – 19 and is your chance to come together with entrepreneurially-minded creatives, developers, and designers from all corners of Sydney to participate, and create ideas and opportunities to drive real-world social change, and contribute to supporting a sustainable future.

You’ll learn how to successfully launch a business venture and meet experienced mentors, like-minded co-founders, investors and sponsors while you brew up and bring to life your brilliant ideas – all within 54 hours!

Kicking off with Friday night pitches, you and your team will work throughout the weekend to brainstorm, develop a business plan and begin basic prototyping. We’ll then finish up with Sunday night demos and presentations where your team will present a final pitch to all attendees and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurial judges:

And our experienced, entrepreneurial mentors Melanie Lewis, Luis Javier Erazo Gallo, Jill Storey, Gabe McCauley and Bhavin Bagadia.

Your ticket includes:

  • 5 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
  • Benefits and discounts from our global partners (including a free .co domain & Google credits)
  • One-on-one time with experienced mentors
  • A new network of eager developers, designers, and up-and coming entrepreneurs like yourself to engage and change the world with.

You’ll also have the opportunity to win AWESOME prizes such as a:

Still have questions? Reach out to us at entrepreneurship@uts.edu.au.

Refund Policy: No refunds will be granted within 14 days of the event if food and drink have already been ordered. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. To read more about our full terms and conditions click here.

The Sustainability Startup Weekend is proudly supported by NSW Deep Green Biotech Hub, with prizes generously provided by UTS RapidoReady Fund GoEnergyLabClimate-KIC AustraliaM8 Ventures and more!


Everyone is welcome – students, staff and alumni. They can come with an idea or join a team at the event.

Grab your tickets here! https://uts.ac/sustainabilityweekend