Programs

Startup Victoria exists to support founder success. One of the ways we do this is through a series of programs. You can read about them below.


Founder Connect

What: a series of weekly online networking sessions to help you build connections with your peers from the startup community.

Who’s it for: Whether you’re a new founder, an angel investor, an experienced entrepreneur, this event will position you best to build your network.

When: Weekly, alternating breakfast and lunch sessions. Currently taking place via Zoom.

How much: Totally free during COVID-19


The Startup Success Series

What: A weekly educational webinar covering a topic that founders have told us is important to them right now.

Who’s it for: Founders looking for advice or education on a wide variety of disciplines. Previous topics have included ‘Cashflow Forecasting‘, ‘Founder Mental Health‘ and ‘Raising Capital in a Crisis‘.

When: Every other Friday at 1pm

How much: First 100 tickets are free. Donations thereafter.


Growth Club

What: A peer network for scale-up founders in Victoria.

Who’s it for: Founders experiencing fast growth and with over $1m ARR

When: Monthly peer dinners, bi-monthly speaker events and a 24/7 slack channel


Pitch Night

What: An opportunity for 4-5 founders to pitch their idea to a panel of expert judges and the Startup Vic community. Participants receive pitch training and winners receive a package of prizes.

Who’s it for: Early stage founders who’d like to share their idea and perfect their pitch. Anyone from the community is welcome to watch and support pitchers.

When: Monthly (pending transition online)

How much: Totally free