SBE Explore

SBE Australia is a not-for-profit organisation who accelerates women entrepreneurs. 

SBE received LaunchVic funding to develop and deliver a Pre-Accelerator Program to accelerate Victorian female founders with strong ideas to bring those ideas to market in a smart and sustainable way. SBE will deliver the Pre-Accelerator program over 8-weeks and offer the program four times. The Program will graduate 40 female Startup Entrepreneurs in total over 2 years.

Through the SBE Explore program you will gain:

  • The skills to test your idea’s theory and whether it’s got the market viability for success.
  • The confidence to think of yourself as a founder and to know what your idea needs to make it a success.
  • Strategic tools to set relevant goals, set up a company, overcome early obstacles and acquire customers.
  • The learnings to allow you to build out comprehensive business and financial models.
  • Strong foundations and networks across all elements of an early stage business.

Pre-Accelerator Program Details

Program LocationOnline
Industry FocusSector Agnostic, Women-led Ventures
Length of Program8 weeks
Application PeriodOctober 2020
Program EngagementThe program is an 8 week hybrid program. Weeks 1 and 8 will be conducted as face-to face-sessions. Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 will be held virtually with 1.5 contact hours required each week.
Venture StageEarly Stage, Ideation
Program Cost $1,800 program fee
Investment StructureNo Investment
Desk SpaceNot Available 
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Visit the SBE website for further program and application details.