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Angel Investment Groups Help Victorian Startups Grow

Three new angel investor networks backed by LaunchVic are set to unlock as much as $9 million in early-stage capital over the next two years. Cut Through Angels, The Playbook Angel Network and Climate Angels have each received grants of up to $300,000 to land in Victoria.

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30X30 Program Backs the Next Wave of Tech Unicorns

Nine of Victoria’s top emerging startups have been selected to participate in 30X30, LaunchVic’s new program that is on a mission to see 30 Victorian startups reach unicorn status by 2030. Supported by mentors who have scaled the HR, Operations or Finance functions at top startups like Atlassian, Canva, Bumble and SafetyCulture, the program is helping Victorian scaleups build world-class back-office operations to contend with massive growth.

Funding

Closing the Gender Investment Gap

We're proud to celebrate the first anniversary of the Alice Anderson Fund, our $10 million fund for women-led startups, which has unlocked more than $12.5 million of capital in under a year.

Announcement

LaunchVic to Fund More Startup Accelerators in Victoria

We have opened a new grant round to establish more world-class accelerator programs for Victorian founders. Grants of up to $2 million are available to experienced accelerator program providers to deliver either generalist or sector-specific programs over the next three years.

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Our Research

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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  • Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping Report

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