Our Fellowships help talented, ambitious people from a multitude of backgrounds gain the network and skills needed to thrive in the startup world.

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Focusing on In-demand Identity of Talent

Each program serves a different hard-to-reach, in-demand identity of talent โ€” with women and students currently the focus of our two Fellowships, and programs for early-stage founders and engineers primed to launch this year.

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Fellows Attracting Fellows

Our Fellowships attract talented individuals, who are either looking to break into the startup ecosystem but donโ€™t know where to begin, or who are in the ecosystem but are looking to develop their skills, and guide them on their journey to success.

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Startups and Fellows

On the startup side, our Fellowship talent pool solves different hiring problems, such as increased gender diversity, hiring amazing early talent, sourcing well-rounded engineers outside of the usual hunting grounds, scouting the founders of tomorrow, and developing leadership capability.

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Increasing Talent

We know finding and onboarding the right employees is one of the biggest bottlenecks startups face, so one of Startmateโ€™s goals is to increase the amount of talent in the ecosystem through our Fellowships.

Ultimately, we want to spearhead a tenfold increase in the number of founders, operators and investors building world-changing companies.

You can dive into the details about our Fellowship programs below.

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Startmate x Harry Hamilton Product Management 101 is a 7-week program that provides aspiring and early-stage product managers with the knowledge, skills and network to supercharge their product careers.

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Startmateโ€™s Media Fellowship is a community-driven bootcamp that will help you hone your content skills and carve out a niche in the tech-media landscape.

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Do you remember what inspired you to become an engineer in the first place? Rediscover that fresh feeling through the Startmate Engineering Fellowship.

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Do you want to found a company rather than work for one? Do you have an idea that keeps you up at night? Are you looking for someone to share the ride with?

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The Startmate Women Fellowship is a two-month program helping ambitious women find their dream job in a startup.

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Intrigued by the idea of working at a startup after graduation? Eager to connect with like-minded, ambitious students across Australia and New Zealand?

Upcoming Fellowships

Register your interest for our upcoming Startmate Fellowships.

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Business Development & Sales Fellowship

Learn sales and business development best practice for startups and supercharge your work by refining techniques alongside other early to mid career people and founders.
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Customer Success & Experience Fellowship

For founders, customer-facing, current or aspiring, who want to exchange techniques and build knowledge with a network of highly-curated peers.
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Marketing Fellowship

For marketing and growth operators, current & aspiring, who want to exchange techniques and build knowledge with a network of highly-curated peers.
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Talent Acquisition Fellowship

For ambitious operators who believe a startup's most important asset is its people, who want to translate their skills into talent acquisition and together help the ecosystem reimagine hiring as a critical business function.
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Athletes Fellowship

For ex and current elite athletes looking for opportunities in high-performing, goal-driven, team-focused startups.
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Climate Fellowship

For leaders across industries who want to join forces to solve some of the world's most challenging problems.
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Design Fellowship

For designers and creatives who want to supercharge their knowledge and techniques alongside a vetted peer group.
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Edtech Fellowship

For experts, leaders, investors and advisors who want to shift the future of education through tech.
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Finance Fellowship

For finance operators and analysts who want to refine their knowledge and techniques alongside a vetted peer network.
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Heathtech Fellowship

For experts, leaders, investors and advisors who want to shift the future of healthcare through tech.
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