Applications open for SPARK Deakin 2019 Accelerator Program
For the first time ever:
- It’s now a 3 month intensive program jam packed with mentors and industry to accelerator your and your startup’s growth
- We’ll be selecting the top 10 teams BUT also supporting up to 10 additional places for eager startups to receive all the below benefits including access to co-working space except the cash funding.
- Our accelerator is now officially a Google for Startups partner accelerator meaning startups will receive up to $20,000 in credit* for 1 year.
- Although this isn’t the first time, we are particularly interested in seeing more female founders apply in 2019.
- One place is reserved for a social enterprise making the world a better place.
You will go through an intensive 3-month journey centered around a series of masterclasses and mentoring sessions to boost your growth plus be part of a community of generous, committed and passionate entrepreneurs.
Now – 29th April: book in a mentoring session
29th April: Applications Close
8th-11thMay: Accelerator Intensive Workshop with experts from the US (20 teams will receive a place in this)
10th June – 30th August: 12-week program with extended access to space.
Our accelerator program includes:
- Being part of a community of ambitious, persistent and generous founders – your tribe matters.
- Up to $60 000 value including $10 000 equity free funding.
- 12 weeks of regular workshops on the key drivers to grow your startup- customer development, sales, marketing, building your team, investment and pitching.
- Access to CBD co-working space for 6 months at Deakin Downtown (727 Collins St Melbourne) that offers the next level of sophisticated, technology-rich, flexible spaces for meetings and workshops. 3 months are essential and an additional
- 3 months is optional. (valued at $3600)
- Legal advice through our partnership with Deakin Venture Law Clinic
- Regular mentorship
- $7, 500 credits from AWS + official partner for Google for Startups which includes $20 000 credit* plus 1-1 office hours with the folks at Google.
- 90% off Hubspot marketing, sales and customer service software for the first 12 months (average saving $17 000).
- Access to a network of the best corporate partners, advisors and mentors.
*Credit can be applied to all Google Cloud Platform and Firebase products.
Questions? Reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org