Welcome to Sydney Genesis! We believe that university is more than going to lectures, completing assignments and getting a number out of 100. It is a birth place of creation and innovation. The students at the University of Sydney are beaming with world changing ideas and we want to help them bring their ideas to life through Sydney Genesis.
Sydney Genesis is a start up competition for students from any background who are passionate about their ideas in business, technology or social entrepreneurship. We are dedicated to helping them bring their ideas to life through workshops, mentoring, networking, funding and prizes.
Each year, over 80 entries are received, with 10 teams selected to compete in the finals. Finalist teams compete for a range of cash prizes and in-kind support from top intellectual property and consulting firms to kick start their ideas!
This initiative, in addition to the funding received by the Business School, is funded by a donation from Innovation Capital.
To join us as a mentor, judge, financial donor or suggest a new method of supporting Sydney Genesis, please contact Julia Di Kang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This student-led competition has four major objectives:
- To extend and enhance the University's entrepreneurship teaching at all levels from undergraduate students to executive education;
- To assist research into entrepreneurial learning to inform teaching programs and meet the challenges of industry, the government and the broader community;
- To provide practical networking opportunities and bridge the gap between students and entrepreneurial communities, both locally and abroad;
- To support and develop promising new ventures and world-changing ideas.