The EnergyLab 2023 scaleup program cohort

Here are the 10 startups climate tech accelerator EnergyLab selected for its scaleup program

- June 27, 2023 3 MIN READ

EnergyLab has chosen six Australian climate tech startups in a cohort of 10 for its latest scaleup program Now in its fourth year, the industry-led EnergyLab’s Scaleup Program helps the startups involved develop initiatives to fast-track decarbonisation of the grid. The program offers startups the chance to collaborate with Australia and New Zealand’s most innovative… Read more »

Ocean Impact Organisation, Nick Chiarelli & Tim Silverwood.

Ocean Impact Organisation has picked 3 Australian startups for its latest accelerator

- June 26, 2023 2 MIN READ

Australia’s Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) has selected six startups working on ways to improve the ocean’s health to take part in the latest Ocean Impact Accelerator Program. The three startups from Australia, and as well as three from the US. will spend five months working alongside OIO to expand their business, and impact on cleaner seas.… Read more »

Bronwyn Le Grice

Applications for ANDHealth’s startup accelerator program are now open

- May 22, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Health tech commercialisation group ANDHealth has opened applications for its ANDHealth+ program accelerator program, seeking 5-7 digital health startup. The program also offers up to $3.75 million in equity-free funding alongside support from a network of experts to help the startups involved scale. ANDHealth+ is funded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF). The program… Read more »

Andrew Forrest

Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo is looking to back Indigenous startup entrepreneurs

- May 19, 2023 2 MIN READ

Applications have opened for the Minderoo Foundation’s 2023 Dream Venture Masterclasses with $200,000 in seed funding on offer for First Nations business owners. The Minderoo Foundation is mining billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola’s philanthropic venture. Dream Venture is led by Minderoo Foundation’s Generation One initiative to equip First Nations entrepreneurs with the connections,… Read more »

Australian Open, Rod Laver Arena

Applications for Tennis Australia’s latest accelerator program for sports and entertainment startups have just opened

- May 16, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Applications for the second round of Tennis Australia’s AO StartUps accelerator program are now open. Seven tech startup were part of the inaugural cohort, developing and testing out their ideas in real time during the Australian Open (AO) in January, including Cape Bionics, Equidi, Calyx, MATCHi, Amperfii, Recut and YBVR. The program helps startups develop their technology at the AO and across… Read more »

Reactory founder Mark Eltom

It’s whisky Jim, but not as we know it: how distilling startup Reactory is creating mature flavours in days rather than decades

- May 15, 2023 4 MIN READ

Like so many of the world’s great tech companies, Reactory’s story starts in a garage. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, while others were making their own kombucha and sourdough, Mark Eltom bought a still, and started making and maturing booze. A few lockdowns in, he was getting pretty good at it. Mark is… Read more »

Tamara Berryman

Here are the 10 startups emerging from the Curtin University Accelerate program

- May 9, 2023 3 MIN READ

Ten startups have emerged out of Curtin University’s 12-week Accelerate program spanning healthcare, education, mining, and technology. The 2023 cohort is Wata Watcha, Procuracon, Care Corner, Luddi, Heal Domain, Rock AI, Matilda Health, Insole Lab, STEM XR, and Speed Signature. Several are already generating revenue from customers and together they share $100,000 in equity-free funding,… Read more »


Sparklabs is hunting for 10 startups to back in its CleanTech accelerator

- April 4, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Applications for SparkLabs Cultiv8’s cleantech accelerator are open for another fortnight, with space for 10 startups ready to transform the future of agri-food tech.  The global Sparklabs Group invests in early-stage companies and each startup will receive up to A$100,000 in seed funding. Apply here – but get cracking because they close on April 17. … Read more »


Applications for Catalysr’s migrapreneurs fellowships close soon

- March 23, 2023 2 MIN READ

Catalysr, the Western Sydney startup incubator for migrant entrepreneurs, aka migrapreneurs,  is in the final days of applications for its 2023 fellowship program. The startup accelerator helps migrants and refugees build businesses that contribute to Australia’s economic success. The applications are open and close next Wednesday, March 29.  The 10-week program is for early-stage migrant… Read more »

Dr Kate Cornick

LaunchVic has $300,000 grants for organisations to run female-focused pre-accelerator programs

- March 1, 2023 2 MIN READ

Victorian startup agency LaunchVic’s ongoing support for female founders is continuing with a new grants program for organisations to run pre-accelerator programs for women entrepreneurs. Grants of up to $300,000 are available to support programs offering women founders with the advice, support and networks required to build a minimum viable product and find their first… Read more »

Tamara Berryman

Curtin University picks 9 startups for its new accelerator program

- February 28, 2023 2 MIN READ

Curtin University has revealed the startups in its newly redesigned accelerator program. Curtin Accelerate is free program to university researchers, staff, students, and graduates. It equips them with the tools to take their ideas to market quickly and effectively. The Accelerate program supports innovative projects such as a construction marketplace platform to connect clients with… Read more »


Applications for Monash Uni’s Validator program 2023 close soon

- February 16, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

Innovators with a hunger to turn their ideas into reality can apply to the Monash generator’s Validator program 2023. The Generator is Monash University’s central startup hub and its entrepreneurial support program is for early-stage ideas, startups, and social enterprises.  More than 1000 founders from the Monash community have been through one of the programs.… Read more »

Startmate female founders

Andrew and Nicola Forrest back female founders at Startmate

- February 13, 2023 2 MIN READ

Mining billionaires Andrew and Nicola Forrest are backing female founders in the latest Startmate accelerator program in a bid to close the funding gap for women. The Forrests have signed a strategic partnership deal with Startmate through their private investment vehicle Tattarang.  The Summer23 cohort includes Raj Bagri from Kapture, who is working on decarbonising… Read more »