More dates

The Official Launch of Xccelerate21

This event has passed Register

Event description

Join us as we partner with x15ventures for the official launch of Xccelerate21

This year, x15 are seeking founders who are reimagining the retail experience. 

The event will open with an introduction from Stone & Chalk CEO, Alex Scandurra. We’ll then welcome Toby Norton-Smith from x15 to officially launch the program. We'll begin with an insightful presentation around the trends and the future of retail by John Batistich from Zip Co. This will be followed by an interactive panel discussion moderated by Toby and Yish Koh from x15

In this discussion, you’ll hear from special guests, including:

  • Omaya Robinson, CommBank: Omaya will explore the world of Retail, how it’s being redefined, and the opportunities for startups to enter this space. 
  • John Batistich, Zip Co: John will share insights through his many years of experience in the retail sector. 
  • Toby Norton-Smith, x15: Toby will detail how startups can apply to Xccelerate21 and what makes the program unique to the startup ecosystem. 
  • Tim Harley and James Bowe, OwnHome: Last year’s winners will share how they launched OwnHome with Xccelerate, and their experience with the program.
  • Elliott Donazzan, Payble: Elliott will share his experience as a founder and how x15 has helped his startup journey. 

If you have a business idea that transforms how customers shop, pay and are rewarded, then this is your chance to get your startup off the ground. Together, let’s celebrate the launch of Xccelerate21. Spaces are limited, so make sure you register. 

About Xccelerate21

x15 are seeking founders who are reimagining how customers shop, pay and are rewarded throughout their retail experience. They are looking to meet founders who are early in the development of their startup and are: 

  • Supporting businesses in the digital transition to online or marketplace models.
  • Solving challenges around payments and cash flow, for both customers and businesses.
  • Connecting businesses with the right customers and ensuring long lasting relationships.

As part of Xccelerate21, you’ll learn how to grow your startup, gain industry insights from CommBank experts, access resources, and pitch your idea at the end of the program. The winner of the final pitch event will also be offered a $150K SAFE note! 

View more information about Xccelerate21 or apply now. Applications close 13 July.

We will be following strict COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions to ensure the safety of our guests. With limited seating, make sure to register early to avoid disappointment. Please note that we will also be taking photos on the day. By registering to this event, you are consenting to being filmed and photographed which may be used by Stone & Chalk and x15 for marketing or promotional purposes.

Want to discover more events like this? Sign up to our Stone & Chalk Eventlab Newsletter HERE.

Powered by

Tickets for good, not greed Humanitix donates 100% of profits from booking fees to charity

Refund policy

No refund policy specified.