#VFS18


#VFS18 is made up of six zones designed to bring innovators, entrepreneurs and investors together. Zones include the collaboration zone, the innovation zone, Pitchfest, the knowledge zone, the young entrepreneurs village and the open mic arena. Scroll below to find out more.

COLLABORATION ZONE

Join the founding partners and the south’s wider innovation community in the Collaboration Zone.

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INNOVATION ZONE

The Innovation Zone is the heart of the conference. Come along and meet the south’s leading innovators with their cutting-edge products, technology and ground breaking ideas.

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KNOWLEDGE ZONE

The Grant Thornton Knowledge Zone is the place to listen, learn, engage, share and access the latest innovative thoughts from leading innovators, investors and support organisations.

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PITCHFEST

Venturefest South is pleased to present some of the finest investment opportunities from across the region in Pitchfest. This is where investors meet innovators and make exciting deals to develop the south’s innovation economy.

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YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS VILLAGE

An exciting new addition to this year’s conference is a focus on the emerging talent coming from the region’s universities and colleges – hear the latest inspirational ideas from the south’s younger innovators in the Young Entrepreneurs Village.

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OPEN MIC ARENA

The Open Mic Arena invites big thinkers and early-stage innovators to pitch fresh new ideas to a panel of experts. It’s a great opportunity to get noticed and get valuable feedback.

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