OCT 13-27 2021

Accelerators & incubators: currently open

There's no shortage of opportunities to find the kind of support you need to grow and scale. Even if you're very early stage, with little more than an idea and a whole lot of enthusiasm, an accelerator program might be just the thing you need to get to MVP.

We maintain the listing below and add new opportunities as we find them. We also include reminders in Weekly Sparks, our Monday-afternoon email listing of all the startup and innovation events. And remember, sharing is caring, so make sure you send this on to friends and colleagues who might be good candidates.

Accelerator Program Swinburne

This Accelerator Program is a 12-week program designed to help founders find their product-market fit and scale their ventures. 

Applications Close 2 May

Dream Venture Masterclasses

Dream Venture Masterclasses are two-day programs, dedicated to equipping Indigenous Australians with the connections, capabilities and access to capital that they need to become investor-ready, or ready to invest.

Applications Close 9 May

ATC21

This Competition is for scaleups who are determined to have a significant international impact.

Applications Close 10 May

SBE Life Sciences Program

Designed for healthcare and life science industries, this program assists companies in seeking seed and growth funding, while establishing expert connections and resources.

Applications Close 10 May 

Hatch

Taronga Accelerator Program. HATCH aims to inspire, support and launch innovative ideas and actions to help address some of the most pressing environmental and conservation challenges currently facing our planet. 

Applications Close 11 May

Women in Climate and Energy Fellowship

The Women in Climate and Energy Fellowship (WICEF) equips you with the skills, know-how and network to take the first steps in entrepreneurship.

Applications Close 16 May

Giants

Set your goal and make it happen through our Giants community with 1:1 mentoring, founder knowledge-sharing and networks, all in the one place, through three cohorts per year.

Applications Close 25 May

Seafood for Good Accelerator

The Seafood for Good Accelerator is run by sustainable fishing company Austral Fisheries and social impact accelerator StartSomeGood.

Applications Close 3 June

Melbourne - Australia Virtual Spring 2021 

As the the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, the Melbourne - Sydney Founder Institute can help you.

Applications Close 6 June

iAccelerate 

If you have big plans for your business, iAccelerate gives you what you need to get where you need to go in record time. It’s not simply a place to plug in your computer and build your bank account, though we can help with that too.

Applications Close 2 July

South East Queensland - Australia Virtual Spring 2021

As the the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, the Brisbane Founder Institute can help you.

Applications Close 25 July

New Zealand - Australia Virtual Spring 2021

As the the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, the New Zealand - Australia Founder Institute can help you.

Applications Close 7 August

Perth - Australia Virtual Spring 2021

As the the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, the Perth - Sydney Founder Institute can help you. 

Applications Close 8 August

Cataliize

Purpose-driven and collaboratively aligned, we formed our movement to address the world’s problem-solving friction by redesigning and disrupting the model which had served the industrial and information ages so well but has now become redundant.

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China Canvas Challenge

Create your China expansion strategy in 6 weeks. Access support from vetted service providers. Get optional support from mentors.

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ClimateLaunchPad

You have a green business idea and want to take it to the next level. Perfect, you should enter our competition. Don’t worry if you don’t have a business plan just yet. Or if your idea is still on the back of a napkin. You are most welcome to join.

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Landing Pads

Landing Pads help market-ready startups and scaleups take their business global.

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LawTech Hub

With technology changing the legal landscape and the way legal services are delivered, contemporary Australian law firm Lander & Rogers is excited to be pioneering Australia's first LawTech Hub of its kind.

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Macquarie University Incubator

When you join the Macquarie University family, you will connect with an endless supply of invaluable world-leading expertise and research.

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Poplabs 

An incubator for creative businesses using storytelling to drive social impact.

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Powerplay Program

FD Global Connections is offering a mentoring program for business leaders – our “PowerPlay Program”. Business leaders can expect a tailored, 3-month engagement where they receive independent, expert advice to progress their USA strategies.

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RealTechX Singapore

RealTechX supports emerging technology companies with achieving sustained growth in the real estate and built environment sectors.

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Energy Scaleup Program

EnergyLab's Scaleup Program is designed to help the most innovative startups and large companies work together to roll out technology that will help decarbonise the energy sector.

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SingularityU Australia Impact 1 Billion Bootcamps

This 2-day immersion is for founders, innovators inventors and organisations who are ready to increase their vision, their reach and their capacity to impact 1 billion lives.

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Startmate

Startmate accelerates the most exceptional founders,operators and investors through their programs, propelled by a highly-trusted mentor-driven community, and backed by the best angels, venture funds and tech startups in the region.

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Genesis

The Genesis program exists to support the most promising startups through mentoring from experts, assistance with media exposure and a final award of $25,000.

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UTS Startups

Every career path benefits from an entrepreneurial mindset. In fact, many people dip in and out of entrepreneurship throughout their careers. Find how it will help yours at one of UTS Startups' many inspirational events, on-demand experiences and by joining our startup community.

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Virtual Startup Internship Program: Smart Cities

Learn new skills by working on real problems faced by three startups innovating for Smart Cities.

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