Become a Member

Startup Victoria is Australia’s largest network for entrepreneurs, with over 60,000 people in the community.

Building a startup can change your life and the lives of others. It’s a complex endeavour, but Startup Vic is here to guide you along the way. Being a member is not just about what you get, it’s what you give. Sign up to be a part of our thriving startup community!

Startup Vic is a non-Government not for profit entity. We are funded by our members to remain independent & founder focussed.


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Free
Community
Future Founder
Founder
Growth Club
Newsletter
A weekly digest of everything that’s happening across the community, including events, jobs, resources and more. *Free members have read-only access. Paid members can submit listings.
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Website Content
Stay up to date with all things Startup Vic at our website. *Free members have read-only access. Paid members can submit listings.
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Free Events
All members can attend our free events, including Startup Success Series and sponsored events.
Ticketed Events
For ticketed events like Pitch Night, Founder Connect and investor connect, paid members can register free or at a heavily discounted rate. Free members can buy tickets to these events.
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Community Slack
Access the Startup Victoria Community Slack workspace, where thousands of members find answers to questions, share job listings, opportunities and more.
AGM Voting
All paid members have the right to attend and vote at Startup Victoria's AGM.
Next Level Mentoring
Connect with experienced entrepreneurs & tech executives alongside your member cohort during our bi-monthly education events. Future Founder members learn from Founder members, Founder members learn from Growth Club members and Growth Club members learn from world class, seasoned entrepreneurs and tech execs from across the globe.
Discounts & Partner Offers 🔗
Gain access to a range of free products and services from our Industry Partner network, valued at over $100k.
Exclusive Peer Events
Connect with founders in your cohort each month at sessions moderated by Startup Vic. You’ll learn from each others’ experiences, solve challenges together and make some new friends along the way. Future Founder members access the Startup Study Club, Founder members access monthly founder lunches and Growth Club members access moderated peer group dinners.
Office Hours 🔗
Book 30-minute consulting calls with experienced Office Hours Advisors at the top of their game.
Peer Slack Channel
Access to private channel in the Startup Vic Slack with your membership peers
Peer Slack Workspace
Access to completely separate workspace for Growth Club members

Learn more about our memberships

Free

New to the world of startups? Startup Victoria’s Free membership is for everyone, whether you’re a corporate employee, student, policy writer, or just curious about the startup community. Free membership offers you an ear to the ground while getting a feel for what we do. Benefits include:

  • Read-only access to Startup Victoria’s community newsletter
  • Access to startup resources and content on the Startup Victoria website
  • Attend free events like Startup Success Series and sponsored events.

Community

Are you an active member of the startup community? Startup Victoria is the go-to destination for connecting with like-minded startup fanatics and staying on top of what’s happening across the ecosystem. You’ll be able to post to our jobs board, share your news and events with the community via the newsletter and website, and communicate with thousands of other members in the Startup Victoria Slack workspace. As a bonus, you’ll also help keep Startup Victoria independent and founder-focussed for years to come. Membership includes all of the Free benefits, plus: 

  • Submit relevant listings to Startup Victoria’s community newsletter and website
  • Free tickets to paid events like Pitch Night, Founder Connect and other special events throughout the year
  • Access the Startup Victoria Community Slack
  • Vote at Startup Victoria’s Annual General Meeting

Future Founder

Ready to launch your new startup? Sign up for Startup Victoria’s Future Founder membership and turn your startup idea into a bonafide business. You’ll discover the tricks of the trade from local entrepreneurs through our Next Level Mentoring program, and learn business fundamentals with our Startup Study Group. Membership includes all Community benefits, plus: 

  • Startup Study Group
  • Access Next Level Mentoring with Founder members
  • Book unlimited sessions with Office Hours Advisors
  • Members-only discount codes and partner offers

Founder

Are you a full-time founder? Building a startup can be isolating, but you don’t have to do it alone. With Startup Victoria’s Founder membership, you’ll connect with peers at a similar growth stage as you navigate common startup challenges together. Through our Next Level Mentoring program, you’ll also learn how to grow your business with scale-up founders who have been there before. Membership includes all Community benefits, plus: 

  • Monthly Peer Group Dinners with fellow Founder members
  • Access the Invite-Only Founder Members Slack channel
  • Access Next Level Mentoring with Growth Club members
  • Book unlimited sessions with Office Hours Advisors
  • Members-only discount codes and partner offers

Growth Club

Are you an experienced founder with a business structured to scale? Growth Club is a membership tier for established founders with over $1M annual revenue (or equivalent traction). You’ll join a group of highly accomplished founders, learning from each other’s real-life experiences to solve your toughest challenges over monthly Growth Club Dinners. At bi-monthly Education Events, you’ll also learn from seasoned global technology executives and entrepreneurs who can help you see around corners. At our Quarterly Socials, let your hair down and build lifelong connections with other startup founders, friends and families. Membership includes all Community benefits, plus: 

  • Monthly Peer Group Dinners with fellow Growth Club members
  • Bi-monthly Education Events with experienced entrepreneurs + tech executives
  • Quarterly Social events for Growth Club members, friends and family
  • Access the Invite-Only Growth Club Slack channel
  • Book unlimited sessions with Office Hours Advisors
  • Members-only discount codes and partner offers