Start-up Executive of the Year

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the Start-up Executive of the Year award, applicants should:

  • Be the founder, co-founder or executive of a company that has been established or incorporated within the past three years, with close or substantial connections within the Australian business community.
  • Be available to attend the awards from 6pm to 11pm on Wednesday 15 November 2017 at Crown Melbourne.

Application criteria

As part of the application process, applicants are required to answer four equally weighted questions that refer to achievements in the last 12 months. Each answer has a maximum length of 200 words. The questions for Start-up Executive of the Year are outlined below.

  1. What were your main objectives this year, and how did you achieve them?
  2. What were your biggest obstacles and how did you overcome them?
  3. What was the most important decision you made this year, and how did it contribute to the success of your company?
  4. Why should you win this award?

Application process

1. Check criteria

Check eligibility criteria above

2. Register online

Begin application in awards portal

3. Answer questions

Answer questions as outlined above

4. Upload attachments

Upload any supporting documents (optional)

5. Submit application

Submit application and pay fee ($199)

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Start-up Executive of the Year
Anurag Chakradhar
Founder and CEO