Media releases


LaunchVic Round 2 Funding Announcement

Victorian Innovation Minister announces $60 million startup initiative - LaunchVic

LaunchVic First Round Funding

Message of Congratulations from Minister Dalidakis to first round grant recipients


August 29, 2016 – the announcement of successful funding recipients from LaunchVic’s first ever funding round. Location: the Work Club, Melbourne.

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LaunchVic Board Chair Ahmed Fahour runs through the list recipients.
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Startup Victoria CEO, Georgia Beattie speaks on behalf of the broader startup community and the work Startup Victoria will be engaged to do.
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Minister for Small Business, Trade and Innovation congratulates all the recipients on their work and “…now the hard work begins.”
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Minister Dalidakis with members of the LaunchVic Board including the Chair Ahmed Fahour and Deputy Chair Elana Rubin.
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Minister Dalidakis and Ahmed Fahour with Daniel Grant of Latrobe University – this round includes funding to bring Victoria’s Universities like never before to benefit startups and innovation