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Scaleup Your Career

Scaleups consulted as part of LaunchVic research found that 38% of scaleups identify finding Talent as a challenge to achieving higher growth. Scaleup Your Career Campaign is designed to help solve this problem by connecting suitably qualified change makers with scaleups. Over 12 weeks we'll be using outdoor and digital advertising to showcase how awesome it is to work at scaleup and provide tips for Change Makers on how to land a job.

Funding Recipients

Round 9 'Expert-In-Residence'

The final five coworking spaces who will receive funding under its Round 9 Expert-In-Residence (EIR) program has just been announced. CreativeCubes, Hub Australia, Regional Business Hubs, Happy Hubbub, and Stone and Chalk have been selected to deliver EIR programs that will provide educational workshops and mentorship to help founders and team members take their startup to the next level.


Global Startup Ecosystem Report

Melbourne named as a challenger ecosystem following 40% YoY growth in the just launched 2019 Startup Genome Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The largest global report on startup success shines spotlight on the emerging startup ecosystem in Melbourne. Discover more of Melbourne's #GSER2019 highlights here via the link below.

  1. Round 9 'Expert-In-Residence'

    Funding Recipients

    Additional experts building startup capability in Victorian coworking spaces. Congratulations to the second batch of coworking spaces to receive funding under our Expert-in-Residences (EIR) Program. Read more

  2. Laneways


    We are proud to launch Melbourne's newest innovation hub - Laneways. A place that combines ideas, startups, networks, events, accelerators and working spaces for a brighter Startup economy within Victoria. Read more

  3. Round 9 'Expert-In-Residence'

    Funding Recipient

    LaunchVic, Victoria’s startup development agency, the first five coworking spaces to receive funding under its Experts-In-Residence (EIR) program. Read more



ScaleUp: Redbubble

In this series; Redbubble was founded in Fitzroy, Victoria in 2006 when Peter, Martin and Paul sat around to talk about an idea. It's since become a global three-sided creative marketplace for artists to upload their work and it reproduced on-demand for customers. In 2018 Redbubble, still based in Melbourne, has been through it all; leadership changes, the Global Financial Crisis, a down-round, legal controversy, an Initial Public Offering and more.

Our Programs


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.


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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