Experts To Boost Startups At Melbourne’s Coworking Spaces - LaunchVic

Experts To Boost Startups At Melbourne’s Coworking Spaces


Last Updated: 29 October 2018

LaunchVic, Victoria’s startup development agency, today announced the first five coworking spaces to receive funding under its Experts-In-Residence (EIR) program.

Under the EIR program, coworking spaces across Melbourne, the birthplace for some of Melbourne’s most successful startups, will now be able to boost more startups through access to experienced mentors.

United Co, The Commons, One Roof Coworking, Happy Spaces and Eastern Innovation Business Centre have been selected to host an EIR to provide business guidance, mentorship and support to their startup members.

Andre Eikmeier, Co-Founder of one of Australia’s fastest growing companies, Vinomofo, will deliver workshops, events and one-on-one mentoring sessions at United Co, while startups at The Commons can look forward to mentoring sessions with investor and Startmate mentor Oscar McLennan.

Female-focused One Roof Coworking is offering a 12-week pre-accelerator startup pilot program by global tech entrepreneur Kate Kendall, Founder and CEO of talent marketplace CloudPeeps.

Happy Spaces Black Rock and Hampton offices are bringing Ruy Lopes De Barros, Impact and Innovation Manger at Flying Rhino, from Brazil to deliver a program focused on facilitating global connections.

The founder and CEO of DiffernThinking, Dr. Zivit Inbar, will deliver events, workshops and mentoring at the Eastern Innovation Business Centre.