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AnnouncementAngel Investment Groups Help Victorian Startups Grow
Three new angel investor networks backed by LaunchVic are set to unlock as much as $9 million in early-stage capital over the next two years. Cut Through Angels, The Playbook Angel Network and Climate Angels have each received grants of up to $300,000 to land in Victoria.
Announcement30X30 Program Backs the Next Wave of Tech Unicorns
Nine of Victoria’s top emerging startups have been selected to participate in 30X30, LaunchVic’s new program that is on a mission to see 30 Victorian startups reach unicorn status by 2030. Supported by mentors who have scaled the HR, Operations or Finance functions at top startups like Atlassian, Canva, Bumble and SafetyCulture, the program is helping Victorian scaleups build world-class back-office operations to contend with massive growth.
AnnouncementLaunchVic to Fund More Startup Accelerators in Victoria
We have opened a new grant round to establish more world-class accelerator programs for Victorian founders. Grants of up to $2 million are available to experienced accelerator program providers to deliver either generalist or sector-specific programs over the next three years.
LaunchVic Seeks to Grow Angel Networks in Victoria with New Funding Round
We have opened a new funding round to establish and grow new Angel Networks in Victoria unlocking more capital for early-stage startups. Angel groups will receive up to $300,000 in funding to support the establishment of their operations here in Victoria.
Victorian Startup Sector Awarded for Innovation Success
The achievement and ingenuity of the state’s rapidly growing startup sector have been recognised at the inaugural Governor of Victoria Startup Awards. Minister for Innovation, Medical Research, and the Digital Economy, Jaala Pulford and the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, congratulated the winners yesterday at an intimate reception at Government House.
Launch EventAccelerating EnergyTech: CivVic Labs Challenge Launch
LaunchVic is teaming up with the Victorian Government’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning to bring the next wave of EnergyTech innovation to market. Join us for the official launch on Wednesday 5 October.
Startup Support Courses
Founder & Startup Education
If you have a startup or work in a startup LaunchVic has a wide-range of free or low to medium cost education and training available across topics ranging from export and growth skills, personal leadership and development through to investment and marketing support.
The economics and impact of Victoria’s startup ecosystem
Commissioned by LaunchVic, Victoria’s startup agency, ‘Productivity is not an accident – The economics and impact of Victoria’s startup ecosystem’ found that Victoria’s early-stage startup sector revenue was $4.6 billion in 2019, representing almost 19,000 jobs.
Best Practices for Angel Networks
Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping Report
The SportsTech Report
Tech startups key to Victorian economy