Thursday 8 May 14, Demo Day, marked Maker’s Empire’s graduation from ANZ Innovyz Start Program, a business accelerator course.

Demo Day is an opportunity for graduating businesses to pitch their company and ideas to potential investors and venture capitalists (VCs).

Our presentation at the Adelaide Town Hall began with Chris Bernard, Partner Business Evangelist for Startups at Microsoft introducing Maker’s Empire via video link:


Then Jon Soong, CEO of Maker’s Empire, pitched the company to a packed house of investors and VCs.


The tables were decorated with 3D printed candle holders by Makers Empire:


After the pitch, interested investors came to our display in the foyer to find out more about our company and the investment opportunity.

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Makers Empire: Better learning by design

Makers Empire helps K-8 teachers teach Design Thinking, STEM and 21st-century learning skills using 3D printing. Our pioneering 3D solutions for schools include 3D modelling software, over 150 lesson plans aligned with international standards and professional development. With Makers Empire, engaged students learn how to solve real-world problems and make their world better.