We are a global family of industry-focused programs that support early-stage tech founders to rapidly scale their companies.
We provide direct access to an international network of the most relevant mentors, partners, and investors. We've accelerated 831 startups and helped raise in excess of AU$1.1b in funding.
For our 2020 cohort we’re looking for startups with innovative technology, products, services or disruptive business models that have solutions for the energy sector. This year's focus areas include:
- Grid Integration of Renewables
- Energy Management and Customer Empowerment
- Electric Mobility
- Smart Buildings and Infrastructure
- Net Zero
- Energy Marketplace
- IoT & Connectivity
- AI & ML
If your startup is passionate about making an impact in the smart energy sector, we'd love to meet you at one of our upcoming FastTrack events.
About our program
During our intense 3-month accelerator program, selected startups receive hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, free office space, seed funding and access to a global network of investors with the ultimate goal of scaling their businesses and becoming industry-leading companies.
The program is structured around three pillars of growth: SHAPE, BUILD, & SELL. There is a high focus on business development and proof of value (POV) projects in the Australian market.
Each month we put emphasis on identifying the needs of each startup and providing tailored support. By the end of the program, we want your startup to be in a position to scale globally.
Our 2018 & 2019 Cohorts
Over 2 programs Startupbootcamp EnergyAustralia has accelerated 21 startups from 14 different countries. The startups have secured over AU$61m in funding to date and have completed 25 pilots with corporate partners. 45 jobs have been created and we’re very proud to announce 3 of our startups have been recognised by Startup Energy Transition as the top 100 startups of 2019.
Each 3-month jam-packed program included over 38 workshops, 40+ hours pitch training, a Client Partner Sneak Peek, 2 Investor Sneak Peeks, 13 Ask Me Anything Sessions including with the CEO of EnergyAustralia, Catherine Tanna, and much more.
We travel to 26 cities around the world meeting local startups.
Applications are assessed, and 20 teams are chosen to attend Selection Days.
Teams travel to Melbourne for two days of intense pitching and networking. 10 teams are chosen to be part of the accelerator.
Startups begin their 3-month program in Melbourne.
We host a celebration and pitch day for startups to over 300 people including corporate partners and investors.
See our Program in Action
20 startups from around the world are chosen to attend our final Selection Days in Melbourne. Over 200 mentors, investors, and industry experts help us select the top 10 startups for our cohort.
A day of celebration and the culmination of our program where the startups pitch to over 400+ investors, corporate partners, mentors and press. Plus an epic afterparty!
Meet Our Team
Smart Energy Program Director
FinTech Managing Director
Operations & Startup Community Manager
Head of Corperate Partnerships