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Yeah Nah Summit

Yeah Nah Summit 2019 will shine a spotlight on the vibrant Victorian founder community. We’ve asked some of our finest entrepreneurs, plus those engaged in the Victorian startup sector to honestly share the ups and downs of the founder journey with you.


Funding Recipients

'Supporting Further Growth'

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

Funding Recipients

Startmate Announces New Melbourne Class

A new wave of Victorian startups with high-growth potential are set to take residence in The Victorian Innovation Hub, as part of the upcoming intake into Startmate’s world-class accelerator program. LaunchVic has announced $420,000 in additional funding to Startmate after the resounding success of its first Melbourne startup cohorts in 2017 and 2018.

Open Rounds

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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



Scale Up: Envato

This season we look into a Victorian company that's best described as a spaceship; Envato. Over 50 interviews with employees of all levels, past and present, reveal what a lightning strike this company is and how it'll have a hand in so much of what we see, hear, watch and experience online.

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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