windmill
Accelerator

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 »

Migrapreneurs
Accelerator

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
Accelerator

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
Accelerator

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 »

Validator
Accelerator

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
Accelerator

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 »

Australian Open, Rod Laver Arena
Accelerator

AO Startups serves up 5 companies for its Australian Open accelerator program

- January 25, 2023 4 MIN READ

Tennis Australia’s AO Startups program has announced five of the seven startup involved in its pioneering new accelerator program. The startups were chosen from among 165 applications to the program, which is designed to help early-stage companies pilot cutting-edge technologies at the Australian Open (AO) and tennis more broadly. Tennis Australia Head of Innovation Dr Machar Reid said… Read more »

Alan Jones
Accelerator

Fishburners names 10 ideas for its new media program

- October 31, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup hub Fishburners has chosen 10 ideas for the inaugural Google News Initiative (GNI) startups bootcamp The nine-week professional development program delivers support and coaching to aspiring news media entrepreneurs for independent journalism, with entrepreneurs including Sinorbis CMO Vijay Solanki, BindiMaps cofounder Tony Burrett, and Stem Media cofounder Emily Dawson providing one-on-one coaching. It’s the… Read more »

Sydney Biomedical Accelerator
Accelerator

Sydney University is building a $478 million biomedical accelerator

- August 30, 2022 2 MIN READ

The University of Sydney is building a biomedical precinct worth $478 million to fast track research and patient care. The Sydney Biomedical Accelerator (SBA) will be the university’s largest ever capital investment, with the research precinct co-located at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University’s Camperdown campuses, within the Tech Central precinct. It will span 36,000 square metres… Read more »

Accelerator

CSIRO revives its ON Accelerate program

- August 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

The CSIRO has revived its ON startup accelerator program, three years after shutting it down, as the government and universities ramp up their push to commercialise research. ON originally launched in 2015 as part of CSIRO’s Innovation Catalyst strategy, supported by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s National Innovation and Science Agenda. But in late 2019,… Read more »