Open, Incubator and Accelerator programs

About the Programs


Startup Gippsland has 4 programs to support startups at different life stages

  • A Bootcamp for emerging entrepreneurs or people with a business idea to “get a taste” of how a startup program is delivered, while getting to know the principles of running a successful business.
  • An Incubator Program called Tech Startup Skills, for early-stage startups to focus, validate and grow their business or idea using technology and digital platforms.
  • An Accelerator Program for later-stage startups to prepare their business for scale and international expansion.
  • An Open Program of one-off events for startups at all stages to learn business fundamentals like business modelling, pitching and exporting.

The Startup Gippsland Bootcamp

Do you have a business idea but don’t know where to start? You're not alone! 


Many people (we call them founders) grapple with how to turn their idea into a successful business. Most often these founders are time poor, working solo, and, in some cases, find that traditional business models and programs aren’t suitable to help them launch their idea.


If this sounds like you, then the Startup Gippsland Bootcamp can help!


This Bootcamp offers the opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs or people with a business idea  to “get a taste” of how a startup program is delivered, while getting to know the principles of running a successful business.


If you are ready to explore the startup development programs that are available to you in Gippsland, now is your chance!

Over the course of the two days you will: 

  • Learn from our Startup Gippsland program facilitators and mentors
  • Meet and network with other like-minded people
  • Learn the key startup principles and what they mean for your business
  • Gain an insight into the types of technological and digital tools that are available to scale and grow your business
  • Participate in a 1:1 interview with a Startup Gippsland coach to discuss your interest and readiness to join our program
  • Enjoy a Saturday night networking event with a guest speaker who is a successful startup founder!


There is no obligation or commitment required from Bootcamp participants, however, founders who possess the skills and readiness to progress into the Tech Startup Skills Program will have the opportunity to apply. All other participants will become a part of our connected community, and will be eligible to apply to future Startup Gippsland programs, should they wish to.


The 2021 Bootcamp will be held on March 27th - 28th, Laurels at the Sale Turf Club, and is delivered at no cost to you. 

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Tech Startup Skills Incubator Program

Accelerator Program

Open Program

Where will the programs be held?

All Startup Gippsland 12-week program activities will be held across the Gippsland region:

  • The workshops, masterclasses and meetups will be held at local venues in Bairnsdale, Leongatha, Sale, Traralgon, Warragul and Wonthaggi.
  • The mentoring session locations will be up to your discretion based on whatever best suits you and your mentor.
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Contact Startup Gippsland


+61 (0)3 5644 3321



PO Box 1412, Warragul VIC 3820

HQ: 15 Napier St, Warragul VIC 3820

(by appointment)

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