Bootcamp teams
Startup teams
of our applications come from outside Geelong
of our startups are female entrepreneurs
of our startups are non-tech startups

Applications to round 3, have now closed. Thank you to all who applied. The next round of Accelerator will open 8 May 2018 so start planning! information sessions or contact us

Our first group of startups (Pioneers) have completed the Runway 24 week program. As they move into the Runway Alumni program we continue to support them through the use of our space, mentors and coaches.

Meanwhile our 2nd group (Bravo) move into the 12 week Runway Incubator program. 

Runway Geelong began its journey in 2016 after being awarded $1.25 million from LaunchVic in their first round of funding.

What we offer

Get to know some of our amazing mentors and partners

The Runway team rely on the incredibly talented and experienced network of mentors and partners who generously dedicate their knowledge, skills, networks and support to help grow our startups. Meet some of them below…
Simon Quirk
Simon QuirkFounder and CEO, VidVersity
Dan Simmonds
Dan SimmondsManaging Principal, Harwood Andrews
Jodie Dunn
Jodie DunnPrincipal HR Consultant, Envisage HR Solutions
Jen Perks
Jen PerksDirector, Upstart Entrepreneurial Challenge
Ben Kluwgant
Ben Kluwgant Government Incentives Advisor, Catalyst Solutions
Tristonne Forbes
Tristonne ForbesFounder, Pathwize
Fi Mercer
Fi MercerFounder and CEO, Governance Evaluator
Cecille McCutcheon
Cecille McCutcheonCOO, realestatebookings.com.au
Justin OBrien
Justin OBrienDirector, westcarrharvey
Heather Kelly
Heather KellyDirector, Upstart Entrepreneurial Challenge
Stan Corner
Stan CornerFounder, Business Technology Services
Dr. Zivit Inbar
Dr. Zivit InbarFounder and CEO, DifferenThinking

Are you ready now?

Are you eligible? Have you read the fine print? Yes? Then…


Why Geelong?

Funding Model for Geelong

Runway, in conjunction with the City of Greater Geelong, offer up to 5 startups per round, funding of between $15k and $30k in capital.
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