Startmate is Australia’s leading technology accelerator.
We back the most ambitious Australian founders as they build world-class companies.
We believe in a better future led by technology.
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WHAT IS STARTMATE?
Startmate invests in great Australian founders who are on a mission to be the best in the world.
Startmate is powered by its mentors - successful startup founders who invest their own time and money in each batch. The mentors have extensive experience growing successful tech businesses such as Atlassian co-founders, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar.
Over 200 startups from across the country apply to be a part of each batch and 30 of these are shortlisted for interviews. Of these, we select the best 10-15.
We offer $75,000 cash for 7.5% equity. For startups that have raised more than $250,000, we will match the terms of the last round of funding.
Naval Ravikant, co-founder of AngelList, ranks Startmate alongside Y Combinator and Techstars as one of the top five accelerators in the world. The Economist listed Startmate as one of the top accelerators in the world based on follow-on funding for alumni.
Startmate is Australia's leading startup accelerator, running in both Sydney and Melbourne. Since our inception, we have invested in 73 startups.
Success stories include:
Sitemate - $1.3M AUD Seed (September 2018)
Work180 - $2M AUD Seed (September 2018)
Smartrmail (Sendy) - $500k ICO (August 2018)
Stratejos - $600k AUD Seed (July 2018)
Propeller Aero - $10M USD Series A (June 2018)
Happy Inspector - $11M USD Series A (March 2018)
Bugcrowd - $26M USD Series C (March 2018)
QPay - $570k AUD Seed (March 2018)
Honee - $1.8M AUD Seed (February 2018)
Everproof - $1.5M AUD Seed (February 2018)
Mentorloop - $1M AUD Seed (November 2017)
Morse Micro - $4.5M AUD Series A (October 2017)
Workyard - $1.3M AUD Seed (August 2017)
Vero — $4M AUD Series A (June 2017)
Flirtey - $16M Series A (January 2017)
UpGuard - $17M Series B (August 2016)
Edrolo - $2.6M Series A (May 2015)
Other notable Startmate investments include: Bugherd, Flightfox, Workyard, Elevio, Kinderloop, QPay, Koala Safe, & Pixel Together
- Who should apply to Startmate?
- What We Look For In Founders
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