It’s not about ideas. It’s about making making ideas happen. Scott Belsky

We’re so happy that you’ve landed on this page! If you’re not sure what the GI Challenge is all about, hop over to the About Us page and check out the videos on our Youtube channel. And we’re very happy to answer any questions you may have, send us an email to

Are you ready? Before you dive in here’s the key dates for this year’s program. We know that life happens and some things are outside your control, but to get the most out of the program and have the best shot at winning the $20,000 prize package, you’ll want to be at the key events.

GI Challenge 2024: Key Dates

  • Mon 25 March – Applications open
  • Mon 13 May – Applications close
  • Mon 17 June – Successful applicants notified
  • Mon 15 July – Launch Event (evening)
  • Sat 20 July – Originate Day (all day)
  • Sat 3 August – Bootcamp 1 (all day)
  • Sat 17 August – Bootcamp 2 (half day)
  • Sat 31 August – Pitch Practice (2 hours)
  • Sat 7 Sept – Pitch Day to shortlist the 3 finalists (all day)
  • Wed 2 Oct – Pitch Night to select winner (evening)
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Example: I plan on developing a mobile phone app that automatically disables incoming calls, messages and other notifications.
Example: My idea is to reduce the number of teenagers involved in road accidents.
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