AnnouncementCivVic, Connecting Government with Startup Innovation
LaunchVic has reinvigorated its CivVic program to equip more startups with the know-how to work with government as a customer.
Announcement$1.6M to Support the Next Generation of Startup Investors
LaunchVic is investing $1.6 million in Wade Institute's VC Catalyst, one of Australia's leading investor education programs, to build Angel and investor capabilities and unlock more capital for Victorian Founders.
AnnouncementGovernor's Awards Recognise Best in Victoria's Startup Sector
A new awards ceremony celebrating the outstanding contribution of Victoria’s $10.5 billion startup sector supported by The Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, was announced by the Victorian Government.
New Angel Group Lands to Help Victorian HealthTech Startups
LaunchVic has added its first sector-specific angel network to the growing early-stage investment landscape in Victoria. Australian Medical Angels, a clinician-focused syndicate, will set up a dedicated Victorian branch and invest up to $2 million of private sector capital into 10 early-stage Healthtech startups after receiving $300,000 from LaunchVic.
Startup 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.
$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.
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