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2 stages. 2 days. The battle to be crowned 2018’s best startup is on. Have you got what it takes?

Applications are now closed

What is PITCH?


PITCH is the startup competition at SURGE that brings together the world’s leading early-stage startups for a live on-stage battle. PITCH features 40 of our top exhibiting startups.

How does PITCH work?


PITCH is open to any startup attending SURGE that has received under $3million in funding to date and has not had a discernible change in business model in the previous 3 years.

The top 40 startups that apply will present on stage at SURGE in front of our distinguished judging panels and hundreds of attendees. Following the group stages, 8 startups will advance to the semi-finals.

Just 3 startups will make it to the Final, live on SURGE Centre Stage and will battle it out for a chance to be crowned “Winner of PITCH at SURGE 2018”.

Applications are now closed

Previous Winners of Pitch Include

Some of our previous Judges

How do I apply?


Applications are now closed.
The list of successful applicants which will be announced on our blog on January 29, 2016.