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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.


The SportsTech Report

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.

  1. '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

  2. Startmate Announces New Melbourne Class

    Funding Recipients

    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. Read more

  3. 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.



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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