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Join iAccelerate's entrepreneurial community

Applications are now open for 2024!

We're on the lookout for the next crop of game-changers! If you're ready to take your business idea to brave new heights, apply today via our online application form.

Welcome to iAccelerate - Your gateway to entrepreneurial success

At iAccelerate, we are passionate about empowering startups, scaleups and nurturing entrepreneurial spirit. As a leading innovation hub, we provide a vibrant ecosystem where ideas turn into successful businesses.

iAccelerate supports all growth stages of your business with our pre-accelerator, accelerator, incubator programs and support facilities. So whether you're just starting out or looking to scale, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Our programs

Find the right program for you


I'm starting up

Get set to launch with our Accelerate program. Carefully planned for startups to become market-ready, our incubation program is your entry into iAccelerate residency and offers expert guidance, networking opportunities, and access to seedfund raising.

  • A guide to business owners
  • Product management
  • Values & leadership
  • Minimum lovable product
  • Lean 4: test selling
  • Digital marketing intro
  • Innovative thinking
  • Pitching your business
  • Explainer videos
  • Selling to grow


Based in Wollongong, impacting globally

Our team and resident companies are proudly based only one hour south of Sydney in Wollongong, Australia, yet our impact spans across the globe.

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Our impact

Combining world-class resources of the University of Wollongong with entrepreneurs, businesses and investors our expertise and strengths are creating positive impact in our local and global communities.

See our impact

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Unlocking opportunities

How we empower your journey

Entrepreneurial community

Networking and learning with like-minded innovators

$10M seed fund

Access to capital for growth


Guidance from on-site industry experts and mentors

Strategic partnerships

Collaborating for success

Integrated education program

Tailored programs and workshops for all stages of startup development

Access to a world class university

Facilitating access to UOW expertise, research and equipment

Purpose built spaces

Inspiring environments for collaboration

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