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CivVic Labs

CivVic Labs Showcase

Envision Systems, Sky Ledge and WeGuide showcased the prototypes they’d built as part of the CivVic Labs GovTech Accelerator. It was an inspiring event with solutions designed to reduce hospital acquired admissions, improve the patient experience and better understand public transport usage patterns being unveiled. You can find out how CivVic Labs is helping shape the Victoria we want to see via the link below.

News

Building For Growth

LaunchVic has released its new strategy Building For Growth for its second term of funding. Work is well underway to address gaps in Victoria’s early-stage and angel investment landscape with more activity to be unveiled soon. Our Strategic Focus for 2019-2020 is now available for download via the link below.

Research

Best Practices for Angel Networks

"The Victorian startup ecosystem is currently valued at $3.4billion, it delivered 40 per cent growth in economic value over the last 12 months." Best Practices for Angel Networks is the report commissioned by LaunchVic and conducted by Bella Private Markets, into the key trends and best practices of the global angel investment market. Discover more on how increasing the number of Angel Networks will boost the Victorian startup ecosystem into the future.

  1. Funding Recipients

    ASTN SportsTech Accelerator

    Congratulations to LaunchVic’s latest funding recipient. In partnership with Vumero, ASTN will also run two sports analytics championships (hackathons) and two masterclasses to celebrate sports data, sports marketing and human performance in 2019 and 2020 as part of Melbourne Sports Technology & Human Performance week. Learn more

  2. The SportsTech Report

    Research

    In any fast-evolving ecosystem, a sense-check at certain points on the growth trajectory is vital to its sustainable development. We found that there are currently 112 SportsTech organisations in Victoria, mostly located in Melbourne. Discover more key insights throughout the SportsTech Report below. Learn more

  3. 'Supporting Further Growth'

    Funding Recipients

    Congratulations to LaunchVic’s latest funding recipients. The focus for these recipients is on capturing ideas and initiatives to support the development of startup founders and entrepreneurs in the Victorian startup ecosystem. Learn more

Upcoming Events

Events

LaunchVic EOY Event: 'Scaling Up'

We are thrilled to bring together three esteemed leaders in conversation, to reflect on the ecosystem’s achievements of 2019, explore what 2020 has in store, and unearth their vision and advice for founders in pursuit of globalisation. The evening will provide an opportunity for you to engage with your amazing Victorian startup community. Hosted at the #VicInnovationHub, 11th Dec 2019. Book your FREE Tickets Now!

Resources

Podcasts

Scale Up

A podcast about startups and scaleups founded in Melbourne scaling to global success. What can founders, teams, investors and fellow Melbourne entrepreneurs learn from their success and failures? Listen to the all three seasons now!

Our Programs

Courses

Startup Support Courses

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.

Research

State of HealthTech - Victoria

To complement our health startup funding, LaunchVic has a new research report that looks at the challenges and opportunities in Victoria so that we can continue to position Victoria as a globally recognised HealthTech hub.

  • Tech startups key to Victorian economy

  • Digital Marketplaces

  • Startup Investment Snapshot

  • Mapping Victoria’s Startup Ecosystem

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News

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