Thanks to our amazing sponsors we have some exciting prizes to give away to competing teams.

Everyone is in the running for the general prizes and depending upon your business idea, you could be eligible for even more prizes!

Winners eChallenge
  • Australian eChallenge prize pool

    Australian eChallenge prize pool*
    First prize $10,000 cash; $1,500 Pitch perfection half day workshop from Persuasive Presentations; $1,000 worth of consulting from Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys.
    Second prize $5,000 cash; $1,000 worth of consulting from Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys; $380 two hours of presentation skills coaching from Persuasive Presentations
    Third prize $2,500 cash
    Vroom award $5,500 worth of consulting services from Vroom & Associates
    ECIC Commercialisation Encouragement award $12,000 one year desk space at The University of Adelaide's ThincLab Business Incubator, located in the CBD.
    KMT Partners, NSW Business Chamber and Propel Prize (x6) $2,000 worth of consulting
    People's Choice award $1,000 cash

    *excludes high school entrants

  • Schools prize pool

    Australian eChallenge in School's prize pool
    First prize $5,000 cash
    Second prize $2,500 cash
    Third prize $1,500 cash
    ECIC encouragement award $500 cash
    Leaver & Son Encouragement award $250 cash
    Rotary Youth Program for Enrichment (RYPEN) valued at $3000

    A day at Microsoft for Schools

    $10,000 Includes: an overview of Microsoft and major trends in the IT sector; overview of the Microsoft Academy for College Hires; information about DreamSpark and BizSpark; information on Imagine Cup and Protege Competition; Microsoft Innovation Centre South Australia (projects and support for start-ups and student developers); opportunity to present your business idea to the Microsoft team and get feedback and suggestions on next steps. Prizes includes catering for the day.
  • Categories prize pool

    Categories prize pool
    Tech eChallenge $10,000 cash
    Tech eChallenge Wool Innovation (with Australian Wool Innovation) First prize $10,000 cash, Second prize $3,000 cash, Third prize $2,000 cash
    Wool Innovation (with Australian Wool Innovation) First prize $10,000 cash,  Second prize $3,000 cash, Third prize $2,000 cash
    Climate Response $10,000 cash
    Social Enterprise $10,000 cash
    Cybersecurity (with TechInSA) $10,000 cash
    Medical Innovations $10,000 cash


A big thank you to all of our sponsors who enable us to run the eChallenge year after year and support our entrepreneurs. Since 2001 our sponsors have contributed more than $3.3m in prizes!

Category sponsor

Gold sponsor

Silver sponsor

Bronze sponsor

Prize sponsors