Start, Now. By Roshambo

Roshambo Studios is a creative studio for curious minds, dedicated to creating the future for forward thinking humans. They work with individuals and organisations on making the next big idea a reality.

Roshambo Studios received LaunchVic funding to deliver Start, Now. The project will be a network of Pre-Accelerators delivered in partnership with local councils, with a focus on supporting Startup Entrepreneurs in the west of Melbourne. The councils supporting the project include Melton City Council, Brimbank City Council, Maribyrnong City Council, Wyndham City Council, Hume City Council, Hobsons Bay City Council, and Campaspe Shire.

The Start, Now program accelerates the process of finding a business idea, developing it and scaling the business into a sustainable model. It is delivered in a fast paced nature that mirrors the speed needed to succeed in the real world. Over this journey participants will formulate an idea, validate its desirability and feasibility before testing it in the real market, with real customers.

Start, Now will deliver the Pre-Accelerator program to 16 cohorts in partnership with the local councils, supporting up to 320 participants. The program will support a further 80 Participants from the broader Victorian community via a tailored low-cost online Pre-Accelerator program.

Pre-Accelerator Program Details

Program LocationMelbourne (Online delivery during COVID-19)
Industry FocusSector Agnostic (Inner West Melbourne)
Length of Program9 weeks
Application PeriodTwo intakes per year, visit the website for details
Program EngagementThe Start, Now program accelerates the process of finding a business idea, developing it and scaling the business into a sustainable model
Venture StageEarly Stage, Ideation Stage
Program Cost $0 program fee 
Investment StructureNo Investment
Desk SpaceNot Available


Visit the Start, Now website for further program and application details.