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Melbourne 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.

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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.

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