Cotton-X supports entrepreneurs, start-ups and small-to-medium businesses to drive impact in the Australian cotton industry

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Apply now to showcase your business

[From Australian Cotton Conference website]

[From Australian Cotton Conference website]


Join us at Startup Alley

Startup Alley is a collaboration between CRDC and the the 2018 Australian Cotton Conference. being supported by Cotton-X.


Applications are now open for 12 startups to be fully sponsored for:

  • Dedicated booth for your business on Startup Alley 
  • Full 3-day registration to the conference 
  • Invitations to select conference events
  • Your business profiled in conference communications
  • Networking opportunities with customers, partners and investors
  • Mentorship & Pitch readiness coaching from the Cotton-X team
  • Opportunity to pitch your business to conference delegates during the “Pitch from the Paddock” session, led by Chief Queensland Entrepreneur Steve Baxter

Who should apply?

Applications close at 5:00pm on 15 June 2018.

Successful applicants will be advised by 22 June 2018.

*Please note that we are not able to support sponsorship of non-Australian citizens at this time.

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Cotton-x programs

Cotton-X supports entrepreneurs, innovative startups and small-to-medium businesses to drive impact in the Australian cotton industry.

In the past, Cotton-X programs have helped participants with:

  • Developing their customer offering
  • Developing their business model
  • Developing their market strategies
  • Preparing for pitching and investment
  • Accessing data and industry information
  • Connecting with customers, partners and investors
  • Accessing grant funding and direct investment

Support provided by Cotton-X is funded by the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC).

Register for a FREE discussion with one of our Cotton-X program managers about your business and the opportunities that are available.