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Thanks to the support of NSW Trade & Investment and the prize sponsors, the Tech23 2013 companies have the chance to win these great prizes!

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Tech23 2013 Innovation Excellence Award
Best unique innovation coupled with excellent market opportunity and potential to execute.
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Tech23 2013 Greatest Potential Award
Company which shows the greatest potential for growth.
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Tech23 2013 People's Choice Award
Best presentation as voted by Tech23 2013 attendees.
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NSW Government Innovate NSW Minimum Viable Product Grant
$15,000 Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant under the Innovate NSW program for qualifying NSW-based companies.
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NSW Government Innovate NSW Minimum Viable Product Grant
$15,000 Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant under the Innovate NSW program for qualifying NSW-based companies.
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NSW Government Innovate NSW Minimum Viable Product Grant
$15,000 Minimum Viable Product (MVP) grant under the Innovate NSW program for qualifying NSW-based companies.
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Amazon Web Services Award
AWS Credits to the value of $2,500 and a Kindle Fire HD
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Amplify Festival Most Promising Technology for Enterprise Application Award
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Anchor's Legendary Server Management Experience Award
Fully-managed VPS for 12 months. 2GB with New Relic Pro, located in one of our US or Australian data centres with our Anchor Complete support pack.
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Citrix Best Early Stage Company Award
2 hour consultation with Citrix start-up accelerator
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London & Partners discover Tech City award
Return flights to London, including a tour of Tech City, plus introductions to investors, clients and entrepreneurs in the tech community organised by London and Partners.
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Advance mentoring session
Advance mentor session by a leading U.S. based Australian that can open doors for international growth and development.
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ATP Innovations Explorer Award
Return flights to Silicon Valley, five nights accommodation, and meetings with investors, potential customers and serial entrepreneurs organised by ATP Innovations.
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Braintree Best payment using mobile
$1,000 Visa gift card
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Cloudstaff Ignition Award
4 person dedicated QA team to test your mobile or web applications for 3 months
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Controlabill Best Subscription Business Model Prize
Strategic payments consulting from Controlabill Founder, Stephen Coulter, on collection of recurring and other revenues including tailored etip with Controlabill implementation fee free.
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Fishburners Most Investable Award
1 x 3 month part time membership (maximum three days a week access) on the shared community bench starting on November 1st to January 31st.
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Google Encouragement Prize
Lunch and mentoring session at Google in Sydney
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Lunch with Nick Gruen
Have lunch with prominent Australian economist and commentator on Web 2.0, board member of Innovation Australia, founding chairman of Kaggle and 2011 Tech23 Alumni - Nick Gruen.
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ilab Germinate Program Award
Up to 6 months free desk plus data at ilab's Long Pocket (QLD) facilities, participation in ilab's Germinate Program, commencing in December at Long Pocket, receiving up $20K for marketing, business and technical development.
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Mentoring with Matt
2 x 1hr fundraising/startup mentoring sessions with Matt Macfarlane of $40m VC firm Yuuwa Capital
MYOB Online Innovation for Small Business Award
Two years free MYOB Premium Developer Partnership and marketing campaign (up to $5k in value) to MYOB's 1 million+ SME customer base
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The Noah Consulting Disruption Award
$5,000 of consulting services for the compilation of an R&D tax incentive claim or Commercialisation Australia application.
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Paypal creating opportunity together award
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REA Group Purpose & Passion Prize
$5,000 cash and an opportunity to visit the REA Head Office in Melbourne for a tailored experience, centred around the techniques required for building a successful digital business.
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Saasu Plan for the future award
2 year subscription to Saasu (Extra Large Plan) with phone and email support
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Sirca University Medal for student-led tech entrepreneurship
Awarded to the most outstanding technology startup lead by a recent or current university student.
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Meeting with Square Peg Capital
Meet with a team passionate about supporting entrepreneurs who are striving to build great companies. The Square Peg team are a diverse group with various skillsets and background and have a combined experience in building and investing in businesses from start up to multi-billion dollar enterprises.
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Stripe Loves Australia Award
Stripe is the easiest way to accept payments online, from any customer anywhere in the world. Stripe is dedicated to helping startups succeed. This year's Stripe Loves Australia winner will receive their first $50,000 of credit card transactions processed with Stripe for free.
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The Delicatessen Agency Light Globe Moment Award
2 x 4 hour sessions with Multiplatform Producer and Publicity / Social Media Consultant and creation of a 2 min promo video for your product / service.
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The New Agency Best Growth Hacking and Boot-Strapping
$3,000 in tailored workshops at The New Agency; 12 month premium plan from Bugherd ($1,188); $500 credit with General Standards on legal and accounting services; $200 credit for co-working at NewportNet
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ThoughtWorks Getting Stuff Done Award
$10,000 worth of software development services
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WeCo 24/7 co-working 2 month kickstart
2 months free coworking for 1 person, or 1 month free coworking for 2 people.
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Meeting with Susan Wu
1:1 meeting with angel investor and advisor involved in Twitter and Findery Susan Wu. Susan is in Silicon Valley 3+ months a year, and if schedules overlap, Susan will bring the winner on a tour of leading startups including a lunch with the Stripe team and could include Pinterest, Square, Twitter, and Medium.