One stage. Big questions. Extraordinary ideas.

Making radical innovation a reality


We invite you to celebrate radical innovation. To rally behind Australian deep tech pioneers, innovators and problem-solvers. To connect and spark meaningful conversations. To share brave ideas that propel humanity into a better future.


This year, Tech23 joins the Cicada family, united by our shared mission to celebrate and amplify the nations innovators. 


If you’re a startup who wants to be one of the 23, apply now.

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On the 26th July, we’ll be gathering 250 bright minds and big thinkers at our Sydney HQ where guests will hear from the 23 ventures and our guest speakers.

Be one of 23.

If you’re an emerging deep tech venture with a bold vision to share, apply to be one of the 23. 

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23 emerging ventures. 
Impossible challenges. 
Extraordinary ideas.