Entries by Craig Davis

GRIFFIN 2015 to be launched by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr

ACT CHIEF MINISTER TO LAUNCH GRIFFIN ACCELERATOR 2015 PROGRAM ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr will launch the GRIFFIN Accelerator 2015 program on Friday 13th February 2015 at 9:00am. GRIFFIN accelerator is a 3 month intensive program run by a group of seasoned Canberra entrepreneurs who invest in, host, teach and mentor selected start-ups to create […]

Elevator Pitching

Have you ever unexpectedly met someone who asked about your startup and you suddenly realise that you don’t have a good clear answer so you start waffling? I have! Instead of an awkward and difficult start to the conversation, have an elevator pitch ready and be excited to get asked! Your elevator pitch needs to start […]

GRIFFIN in the news – September 2014

http://www.theglobalrecruiter.com/news/new-service-promises-to-access-workers-with-a-disability/5496 http://www.theglobalrecruiter.com/news/new-service-promises-to-access-workers-with-a-disability/5496 http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/jobless-struggle-inspires-new-business-to-help-disabled-find-work-20140911-10fdh7.html http://www.startupsmart.com.au/growth/canberra-startup-to-match-employers-with-australians-living-with-a-disability/2014091113192.html http://disabilityemployment.org.au/news/item/2102/ http://www.canberraentrepreneur.com/entrepreneurs/startups/social-auction-get-combine-facebook-tinder-gumtree/ https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140915235034-91077500-why-are-social-auctions-the-best-medium-to-sell-online?trk=prof-post http://m.startupsmart.com.au/growth/online-marketplace-set-to-kickstart-australias-3d-printing-industry/2014100313352.html http://news.anu.edu.au/2014/10/02/anu-students-develop-high-tech-auction-site/ http://www.inside3dp.com/australian-startup-hopes-expedia-3d-printing/      

GRIFFIN investor presentations well received

Canberra based accelerator program investor presentations well received The five teams participating in the GRIFFIN accelerator presented to investors in Sydney and Canberra this week, generating substantial investor interest. On Tuesday the teams pitched to Sydney based investors at ATP Innovations, who partnered with the Canberra mentors to run the program. From an audience of […]

GRIFFIN Accelerator Investor Presentations – September 2014

GRIFFIN accelerator and Capital Angels Investment Presentation Evening When: 6 – 8:30pm Wednesday 24 September Where: Poppy’s cafe at the war memorial, Canberra RSVP: http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/capital-angels-and-griffin-accelerator-presentation-evening-tickets-12904986161 GRIFFIN accelerator and ATP Innovations Investment Presentation Evening When: 3:30 – 6pm Tuesday 23 September Where: National Innovation Centre, Australian Technology Park, Eveleigh, SydneyRSVP:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/griffin-accelerator-investment-pitch-sydney-tickets-12921553715 GRIFFIN accelerator Investment Presentation Evenings Forty teams […]

GRIFFIN in the news – August 2014

madefor.me 3D printing marketplace launched: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/startup-wants-ordinary-australians-to-embrace-3d-printing-20140823-107g00.html Enabled employment is kicking more goals than mentioned in this article: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberra-innovators-specialised-recruitment-service-fills-a-need-20140828-107e75.html

GRIFFIN in the news

July 2014 http://www.zdnet.com/startup-sector-budget-cuts-were-inevitable-nick-mcnaughton-7000031249/ http://atp-innovations.com.au/griffacc/ June 2014 http://www.startupsmart.com.au/financing-a-business/venture-capital/canberra-based-accelerator-program-announces-2014-program-participants/2014063012620.html March and April 2014 http://www.startupsmart.com.au/leadership/workspace/griffin-accelerator-program-launched-in-canberra-at-anu/2014032711974.html http://www.startupdaily.com.au/2014/03/canberra-accelerator-program-launched-chief-minister-katy-gallagher/ http://citynews.com.au/2014/70000-innovation-administration/ http://www.business.act.gov.au/blog?sq_content_src=%2BdXJsPWh0dHAlM0ElMkYlMkZhY3Rnb3ZidXNpbmVzcy5ibG9nc3BvdC5jb20uYXUlMkYyMDE0JTJGMDQlMkZjYW5iZXJyYS1iYXNlZC1hY2NlbGVyYXRvci1wcm9ncmFtLmh0bWwmYWxsPTE%3D http://innovation.anu.edu.au/tag/griffin-accelerator/