Join Us for the First Ever World Tour PitchComp.

Salesforce is looking for the next great startup built on the Salesforce App Cloud, and we’re bringing one of Australia’s most legendary investors Steve Baxter – along with two of Australia’s top Innovation experts, Pip Marlow and Annie Parker – to Salesforce World Tour Sydney to help us find it.

See our three PitchComp finalists pitch their startup onstage to our panel of rockstar judges at one of Australia’s largest software conferences:

Tuesday, March 21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
International Convention Center (ICC)

The three Salesforce World Tour finalists will receive:

  • Travel, accommodation and two full passes to Salesforce World Tour Sydney
  • A chance to receive up to a $60,000 USD from Salesforce Ventures
  • Access to Salesforce for Startups Portfolio Package

In addition, one winner will also have the opportunity to be part of the Salesforce Trailblazer campaign which includes a number of brand awareness opportunities throughout 2017.

Meet our judges


Steve Baxter

Legendary Investor & Entrepreneur
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Pip Marlow

CEO of Strategic Innovation at Suncorp
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Annie Parker

CEO of Lighthouse Sydney

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PitchComp Finalist Criteria

To qualify, your startup must meet the following criteria:

  • At least a portion of your technology stack utilizes or integrates with at least one Salesforce platform technology (Lightning, or Heroku)
  • Total cash funding received to date <$3M AUD
  • Current gross revenue >$20k AUD annual run rate (based on company’s gross revenue from its most recent quarter, multiplied by four (4))
  • Company must be based in and authorized to work in Australia
  • No member of your current team has been employed by Salesforce, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, RECESS, or the affiliated companies of any judges since July 1, 2011
  • You must comply with the above in addition to all other requirements in the Official Rules

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to earn up to $60K USD for your start-up.

Submit an Application


The 2017 Salesforce World Tour Sydney Pitch Competition (“Contest”) begins on February 13, 2017 at 8:00:00am and ends on February 26, 2017 8:00:00pm. Offer to participate available only for those entrants that meet the eligibility criteria as set forth in the Official Rules. Salesforce reserves the rights to terminate the Contest without awarding a prize if it does not receive a sufficient number of qualified and eligible entries. Restrictions apply.