ASTN Startup Accelerator Program
Is your sports technology start-up company ready to take the next step?
Applications are now open for the ASTN Accelerator Cohort 9 supported by LaunchVic!
This is the chance for your start-up to access FREE guidance and advisory from industry experts within the ASTN. The program has already accelerated 32 companies over the last 4 years, raising USD$5.8 Million and combined revenue of USD$50 Million offshore and locally; your company could be next!
Why You Should Apply
The ASTN has unmatched knowledge of the sports tech industry in Australia and this is complimented by an extensive network/connections and entrepreneurship education.
The Program will help you to;
Improve the investment and market readiness of your company;
Assist in developing an innovative business model, that is financially sound & prepares your company to scale and;
Accelerate your companies time to market.
During the program you will receive:
A dedicated advisor, and access to the broader ASTN expert pool;
Up to approximately 40 hours free advisory from an experienced sport technology advisor over a 16-20 week period (2 -3 hours per week).
Criteria for Selection
If you are a sports technology start-up* who meets the following requirements you can apply for one of the placements available for the 9th intake of the Program over the February – June 2021 period.
Has been established for a minimum of 12 months;
Has a minimum of 2 full-time team members in the business;
Has established a scalable business model;
A company registered in Australia;
Is assessed by the ASTN as having established a scalable business model.
- Monday 11 January - Applications open
- Sunday 31 January - Applications close
- Friday 5 February - All selected applicants notified
- Monday 8 February - Cohort 8 commences
- Friday 25 June - Estimated completion date