Startup Shakeup Pre Accelerator

Startup Shakeup is a regional initiative that aims to expand the opportunities for startups to be created, and shakeups to survive and thrive, anywhere in Victoria with the right support and ecosystem.

Startup Shakeup received LaunchVic funding to deliver deliver their pre-accelerator program and workshops, providing ongoing support, advice, expert skills and networks over two years to Startup entrepreneurs based in Victoria.

Supporting 40 Startup Entrepreneurs over 2021 and 2022, Startup Shakeup will also offer four Tech Taster workshops for 120 participants, and will collaborate with Runway Geelong to develop local capability to support the program. GHD will also deliver four masterclasses through this program to help upskill and support the startup entrepreneurs particularly in the emerging tech market.


Pre-Accelerator Program Details


Program LocationWangaratta & Online 
Industry FocusSector Agnostic
Length of Program6 months
Application PeriodVisit the Startup Shakeup website for program intake dates
Program EngagementParticipants will be allocated a regional coach by the program facilitator, who will offer founders one-to-one support in applying their learning and connecting them with the Startup Shakeup, Runway & GHD networks. 
Venture StageEarly Stage, Ideation Stage
Program Cost Paid Upfront: $595 per person
LGA Scholarship: $200 discounted rate
Investment StructureNo Investment
Desk SpaceNot available

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