LaunchVic success stories: ASTN
Round 1 funding recipient, Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) tell us how LaunchVic's grant will help them take 20 sports-tech startups through their accelerator program and develop a best-in-practice playbook for sports-tech startups in Victoria, and beyond.
About Launch Vic
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The LaunchVic team may have only just reached double digits in size, but we’re huge in heart. We are here for the big, ambitious ideas and the people willing to take a chance on them, we are here for the movers, shakers and barrier-breakers behind every successful startup, and we are here for our state. Discover
Our experts, your ideas; together at last
Through funding, LaunchVic connects credible service-providers with startup founders and entrepreneurs who are building ambitious and exciting businesses in our state.
Melbourne is one of the most important global ecosytems
LaunchVic estimates there are over 2000 startups. One in four founders are female... How do we know this? Because research is at the heart of what we do. Get involved
A standup startup culture
Beyond the buzz that often surrounds ‘startup culture” are some key qualities that are proven to contribute to a more passionate, productive and happy workplace for your employees. These tips from Melbourne’s Culture Amp:
Nurture a strong sense of community
Recognise and reward success
Inspire two-way dialogue
Never stop trying to improve your culture
Startup Guide and Toolkit for Local Government
We have just released a Startup Guide and Toolkit for Local Government to identify and tap into startup and entrepreneurial activity in their local areas.
Supporting this is a new funding round for Local Government to run programs that will improve access and participation in the startup ecosystem across Victoria.
Why is mentoring important?
Mentoring is proven to drive learning and development for both mentees and mentors. Startup founders with mentors often perform better in their role, and have greater job satisfaction than those without.
Startup ResourcesThat Startup Show image library
A collaboration between That Startup Show and the City of Melbourne, this photo library showcases the diverse and vibrant startup community in the city of Melbourne. The collection of images are free for startups to use to promote their work.