AnnouncementStartup Genome Report: Melbourne's Life Science Sector Among Best in the World
Melbourne, Victoria has cemented itself as Australia’s home of a global HealthTech boom, ranked in the top 10% of global Life Science startup ecosystems, according to the Startup Genome Life Sciences report released today.
Announcement$1.5 Million Investment a Lightning Rod For EnergyTech Entrepreneurs
Victorian EnergyTech entrepreneurs delivering clean energy solutions will be supported by close to $1.5 million in funding from both LaunchVic and private sector energy leaders as part of Startupbootcamp’s latest program.
AnnouncementMelbourne Startup Ecosystem Value Hits AUD$10.5 Billion
The Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2021 released today reveals that Melbourne’s startup ecosystem value has grown by more than AUD $3 billion in the past 12 months to more than AUD$10 billion. This follows on from previous ecosystem valuations of AUD$2.21 billion in 2018, $3 billion in 2019 and $7 billion in 2020 – a growth rate of 475% in four years.
Growing Victoria's AgTech Sector
Grants of up to $600,000 are now available for pre-accelerator programs that provide Victoria's AgTech entrepreneurs with the support, mentorship and networks they need to turn an idea into a viable startup. It's all part of our new $2.2 million partnership with Agriculture Victoria to grow this crucial sector.
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