Monash University Accelerator Program – Applications Now Open

Date posted 6 July 2020

Applications close 2 August 2020

The Accelerator is a program for Monash University innovators, entrepreneurs and change makers (current students, staff, researchers and alumni) who are working on validated ideas or early stage startups to achieve significant and sustainable growth for their venture.

Over an intensive eight weeks, you will be guided by Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EiR) and mentors, provided equity-free seed funding and work in a dedicated co-working space to rapidly progress your startup.

The program is flexibly structured to provide you with maximum impact in minimal contact hours, so you can devote your time to growing and developing your venture:

  • 1 x weekly Masterclass (compulsory)
  • Weekly 1:1 with your dedicated EiR (compulsory)
  • Weekly pitch and communication practice (compulsory)
  • Accelerator Dinners – a ‘reveal all’ dinner with a successful founder, mentor, or startup superstar every week
  • Dedicated space in the brand new Generator co-working space on Clayton Campus (optional)
  • $10,000 in equity-free seed funding per team

The Generator’s Accelerator Program has supported 34 early stage ventures to date. Notable alumni include Ally AssistNextAeroMindset HealthTixelMerry People and Additive Assurance.

Applications are now open and close 11:59pm Sunday 2 August, 2020.

Find out more about the program and register for an information session.

Note: To apply to the Generator’s Accelerator Program, at least one (1) team member with an active role or at least 10% equity in the venture must be a current student, staff member or researcher at Monash or an alumnus of Monash.

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