Aboriginal Entrepreneurship In Victoria On The Up - LaunchVic

Aboriginal Entrepreneurship In Victoria On The Up


Last Updated: Monday, 17 September, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the recipients of $1.37 million in funding to strengthen entrepreneurship and startup activity amongst Aboriginal Victorians.

Supported by Victoria’s startup agency LaunchVic, four organisations will deliver education, acceleration, incubation and mentoring programs that focus on startup thinking, global engagement and the use of disruptive technology for Aboriginal entrepreneurs.

The four organisations that will share in the funding are:

• Barayamal – Australia’s first Indigenous focussed startup accelerator which will deliver Victoria’s Indigenous Business Accelerator Program.

• Global Sisters – will deliver workshops on startup thinking and incubation for regional Victorian Aboriginal women.

• Ngarrimili – will run a series of workshops in rural Victoria and an incubator program.

• Ngamai Moorroop Wilin – RMIT organisation that will run regular Ngamai meetups to build a community of Aboriginal entrepreneurs.