San Francisco-based accelerator Acceleprise, focused on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) startups, has raised US$7 million in funding for its second fund and announced its expansion to New York and Melbourne.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
The EnergyLab accelerator has been developed with Climate-KIC Australia to help four startups with new products or services become market-ready.
National law firm Mills Oakley has partnered with Collective Campus to find entrepreneurs working on concepts for new technologies or processes that will improve the way the firm operates or delivers its services.
Long-running accelerator program Startmate has opened applications for its 2016 intake, this year upping its funding offering for participants by 50 percent to $75,000 and bringing on four new partners to help mentors provide dedicated guidance and advice to startups.
Corporate accelerator Slingshot has announced that it has acquired Melbourne-based accelerator program AngelCube for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will see Slingshot run at least three programs a year in Victoria from its Melbourne base at Inspire9.
Australian startups looking for an accelerator program have never been so spoiled for choice. Programs are now evolving into industry and even product-specific streams and, most importantly, have more funds to invest and increasingly experienced mentors to provide guidance.
The University of Sydney’s Incubate accelerator program has called for startups to apply for its Winter 2015 intake.
500 Startups has announced the 28 startups chosen to take part in the 13th intake of its accelerator program, with Australian startup Pixc and New Zealand’s Transfercar making the cut.
Advance and KPMG Australia have announced the eight startups taking part in their elevate61 accelerator program, designed to help high performing Australian companies fast track their growth and expand globally.