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QUT Accelerator

Have you founded a startup, or do you have an idea and want to fast-track your growth? Apply now for the QUT Accelerator.

The QUT Accelerator will provide you with the skills and support to drive your venture to the next level!

What is the QUT Accelerator?

The QUT Accelerator powered by QUT bluebox is a three month intensive program aimed at getting you and your startup commercially ready. The program consists of education modules, mentorship from industry leaders, and office space for you to run your business. The program will take a select number of teams and ensure you are supported as you look to get into the market and grow your startup quickly. At the end of the Accelerator you have the opportunity to pitch in front of potential customers, partners and others in startup ecosystem that can provide support to help your idea come to fruition.

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What does the QUT Accelerator provide?

Early-stage companies and individuals looking to start businesses based on innovative ideas can apply for the Accelerator to receive:

Three months of intensive mentorship followed by 12 months of ongoing support
Startup education
Up to $25k per team*
Access to technology
Office space
Innovative supportive community

*contingent on level of progress through the program

Who can apply?

Entrants must be QUT student, staff or alumni who are looking to build a business based on an innovative and high growth idea.

Teams must include at least one (1) QUT student, staff or alumni as a co-founder.

Up to 10 teams will be chosen to take part in this opportunity. Launch your start.

Sound good?

Apply now

Please note applicants must be available for the program dates as listed below. Please ensure you can attend these key dates before you commit to the program.

Applications are submitted via F6S, so you will need a Facebook, LinkedIn or email account to apply. Please ensure you provide the details of all your team members if you are in a team. Good luck!

Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 23 October 2017

Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 23 October 2017

Applications close: Friday 17 November 2017

Teams Notified: Monday 20 November 2017

QUT Exam period ends 17 November

Initiation Weekend: 24-26 November

Key Lecture 1: Starting a Startup – Getting it Right

Key Lecture 2: Building a Business around an Idea

Key Lecture 3: Plan & Execute Customer Validation

Demo day: Wednesday 7 March 2018

Got Questions?

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We are available at the foundry on Wednesdays from 10am-11am in Room D214 Gardens Point.


startup@qutbluebox.com.au

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