About LaunchVic

Our Mission

To lead the development of a globally-connected startup ecosystem by supporting startups and investors to sustainably grow and deliver economic and cultural benefits for both Victoria and Australia.

Who we are

LaunchVic is Victoria's startup agency.

We were established by the Victorian Government in March 2016 as an independent agency responsible for developing Victoria's startup ecosystem. 

What we do

LaunchVic is leading the development of a globally-connected startup ecosystem. 

With the help of startup founders, entrepreneurs and investors, corporates and universities, we aim to build a startup ecosystem that can strengthen the economy, encourage more people to work with and for startups, and represent all Victorians.

Our focus lies in the areas of funding, community building and global recognition for the Victorian startup ecosystem. 

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Strategic Plans

LaunchVic set out its strategy in its July 2017- June 2019 Business Plan, called Growing Victoria’s Startup Community, which was announced on 1 June 2017.

LaunchVic has since released a new strategy Building For Growth as part of its second term of funding. Our Strategic Focus for 2019-2020 is now available for download below.

Impact Reports

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Annual Reports


Frequently Asked Questions

Got questions? Check our FAQs for more information about what we do, our funding and grants rounds and the programs we've funded.