Startup Gippsland Pre Accelerator

Startup Gippsland is a regional initiative that aims to ignite the region’s startup ecosystem supported by Bass Coast Shire, Baw Baw Shire, East Gippsland Shire, Latrobe City Council, South Gippsland Shire and Wellington Shire Councils.

Startup Gippsland received LaunchVic funding to deliver its Pre-Accelerator program focusing specifically on ideation-stage and innovative tech businesses with early stage non-technical founders. Startup Entrepreneurs will participate in weekend intensive training and receive wraparound support in the form of masterclasses and mentoring aimed at building their capability, networks and confidence to run a tech-based business as a non-technical founder. 

Supporting 40 Startup Entrepreneurs over 2 cohorts in 2021 and 2022, the program will build founder capability that will include sessions on how to work with developers, product roadmaps, tech and consumer law and digital marketing strategy. 

Pre-Accelerator Program Details

Program LocationGippsland (Online delivery during COVID-19)
Industry FocusSector Agnostic
Length of Program6 months
Application PeriodVisit the Startup Gippsland website for program intake dates
Program EngagementThe program commences with a weekend intensive training and followed by masterclasses and mentoring aimed at building your capability, networks and confidence. The program will commence with a launch event and culminate with a pitch showcase where you will demonstrate your MVP.
Venture StageEarly Stage, Ideation Stage
Program Cost $0 program fee 
Investment StructureNo Investment
Desk SpaceAvailable 

Visit the Startup Gippsland website for further program and application details.