Startup Resources

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.

  1. About Launch Vic

    see our board and staff

    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

  2. Funding

    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.
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  3. Victorias Ecosystem

    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




Looking for networking events in Victoria? Whether you're a local, new in town, or just passing through, you'll be sure to find something that piques your interest and gets you networking opportunities within the startup community.


Pitch like a pro

Join LaunchVic and Startmate for free monthly workshops to help founders finesse their business pitches. You'll get advice on how to build a the perfect pitch, tips on how to approach investors and a review of your own pitch deck by a Startmate mentor.

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.


Scale Up: Culture Amp

In this series, we talk to Culture Amp about their startup journey from humble beginnings in a dodgy Cremorne garage to having a presence on three continents and backing from some of the most reputable VC’s in the world.

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 Resources

That 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.