The epicentre for startup ambition across Australia and New Zealand 🚀

We accelerate the most ambitious founders, operators and investors through our programs, propelled by a highly-trusted mentor-driven community, and backed by the best angels, venture funds and tech startups in the region.

Over the past decade we have invested in 150+ startups, with a collective portfolio value of $1.87 billion.

What’s more, we’re just getting started. Are you?

Are you one of our region’s most ambitious founders and company builders? Are you ready to take your startup to the next level?

The Startmate Accelerator unleashes the ambition of Australia and New Zealand’s best founders, and propels them toward their goals.

Accelerator

Have you got a burning desire to make a bigger impact through your work? Have you got an interest in working with startups, but don’t know where to start?

Startmate’s Fellowships are a pathway for talented individuals to find their sweet spot in a rocket ship startup.

Fellowship

Are you excited by the idea of backing and believing in the next generation of great founders? Do you want to be exposed to practical insights from Australia’s top investors?

First Believers educates and supports budding and aspiring investors to back under-the-radar founders.

First Believers
Community
Kate Morris
Adore Beauty
Mentor
Usman Iftikhar
Catalysr
First Believer
Lee Lubner
Brighte
Coach
Hannah Field
Folklore
Coach
Assem Ongarbayeva
UPowr
Women Fellow
Christie Jenkins
Athletic Ventures
First Believer
Rory San Miguel
Propellor Aero
Founder
Nicole Liu
Kin Ferility
Women Fellow
Ajay Prakash
EntryLevel
Founder
Maxine Minter
The (em) Collective
Coach
Tsamara Ramadhanti
Law On Earth
Student Fellow
Jaddan Commerford
UNIFIED
First Believer
Phoebe Gardner
Bardee
Founder

LaunchVic is powering Startmate to boost entrepreneurial activity, angel investment and talent development across the Victorian startup ecosystem over the next three years.
Read more here.