Skalata Ventures Scaleup Accelerator

Skalata Ventures helps early stage companies prepare to scale and grow into significant and sustainable businesses.

Funded through LaunchVic's fourth round of funding, Skalata Ventures is Australia’s first fully-integrated seed investment program. The program invests in and supports early stage companies using a model based on international best practice. Skalata partners with business leaders, universities, corporates and investors to provide support to Australia’s leading emerging entrepreneurs at a critical stage in the startup lifecycle.

Founded by the former leadership of University of Melbourne's Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP), the program will support 60 scaleups over three years. 

Program Details

Program LocationMelbourne 
(Online delivery during COVID-19)
Industry FocusSector Agnostic
Length of Program6 months
Application PeriodTwo intakes per year, visit website for upcoming dates
Program EngagementStructured program tailored to each company with support from a group of dedicated coaches and the Skalata Ventures team. Includes access to Skalata Ventures network of prospective investors, customers, advisors and experts. 
Venture StageScaling Startups
Program Cost $0 program fee 
Investment Structure$100,000 investment funding for 10% equity with the opportunity to access an additional $150,000 up to 12 months from the start of the program, pending successful completion of the program and achievement of traction milestones.
Desk SpaceLocated at Skalata offices in Docklands, Melbourne.
(Not available during COVID-19 restrictions)

Applications and announcements are managed through Skalata Ventures. Visit their website for updates and more information on the programs.