iAccelerate Demo Day 2018

iAccelerate Demo Day is a cornerstone event where the community can engage with iAccelerate's innovative resident companies to learn more about what they are working on.


UOW PitchX Finals

The first ever PitchX Final event was a huge success. 5 teams of UOW students competed against each other in a showcase of terrible ideas.


Google's Sidewalk Labs Talk

We were fortunate to hear from Karim Khalifa, Director, Buildings Innovation, Sidewalk Labs on how he found himself working for Sidewalk Labs, what it’s all about and the coolest building innovations and smart cities technologies he has seen during his time with SWL.


iAccelerate Dinner with a Conscience 2018

Another amazing iAccelerate Dinner with a Conscience! Thank you to everyone who attended on Tuesday, 7 August 2018. A special thank you to all of the talented chefs and suppliers for their commitment to the event and their dedication and love for local, sustainable food and produce. We hope everyone enjoyed the night. 


iAccelerate 4IMPACT Conference - Afternoon Session

Thank you to everyone who attended the iAccelerate 4IMPACT Conference on Tuesday, 7 August 2018. The afternoon session was full of engaging and insightful keynote speakers Jason Graham-Nye, gDiapers and Prof Joe Steensma, Washing University along with two impact panels addressing planet and profit. 


iAccelerate 4IMPACT Conference - Morning Session

Thank you to everyone who attended the iAccelerate 4IMPACT Conference on Tuesday, 7 August 2018.Throughout the day we heard from 20 inspiring social entrepreneurs, change makers and impact entrepreneurs, including 5 incredible keynote speakers and 3 panel discussions around People / Planet / Profit.


iAccelerate Songlines

iAccelerate CEO, Omar Khalifa launched the iAccelerate Songline Artwork created by Indigenous artist Cheryl Davison.


iAccelerate Pitch Final - July 2018

On Thursday 19th July we welcomed our biggest audience to date to the iAccelerate Pitch Final, to see the five finalists from the iAccelerate March 2018 cohort.  

For the first time in iAccelerate history, all of the startups from the Pitch Final had a female co-founder.

Congratulations to our amazing iAccelerate Pitch Finalists, what a great night!


Entrepreneurial Women's Series May 2018

We welcomed more than 100 people to iAccelerate on Friday 18 May to hear from a panel of iAccelerate entrepreneurs, facilitated by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Professor Judy Raper.

Maree Becker, Life Our Way; Maryanne Harris, tappON; Diamond Hawkins, Panorama Prebuilt and Pia Winberg, PhycoHealth, all shared their inspirational stories with us.


Meet Our iAccelerate Mentors

We welcomed some of our Mentors to iAccelerate on Thursday 3 May to introduce themselves and tell their inspirational success stories to our resident companies. Our mentors are passionate about entrepreneurship and are committed to assisting our residents with the direction and growth of their business. We are lucky to have them! 


Entrepreneurial Panel

Fantastic sharing of ideas from UOW alumni and iAccelerate residents and mentors at last night's Entrepreneurial Panel presented by the UOW Alumni and iAccelerate teams on the 15th of March


iAccelerate @ Science Space

On Thursday 29 March, we welcomed our newest resident companies to iAccelerate at an event held at the UOW Science Space, home of the most technologically advanced planetarium in Australia 


iAccelerate Pitch Final February 2018

We welcomed more than 140 people to iAccelerate for our first Pitch Final for 2018.

Five iAccelerate companies pitched to our panel and audience with AUSNOC taking out the prize for Most Likely to Succeed and GenSpeak winning Best Pitch (Audience) and Best Pitch (Panel).

Congratulations to all of our pitchers and thank you to everyone who came along to support and encourage them.


Decks on the Rooftop

iAccelerate welcomed back our residents and celebrated the start of an exciting year with drinks and music on the Rooftop on Thursday 18 January. It was great to see you all there!


iAccelerate Christmas Drinks

We celebrated the end of a wonderful year with our residents, stakeholders, staff and friends on Thursday 7 December on the iAccelerate Rooftop. Merry Christmas!


Entrepreneurial Women's Breakfast

iAccelerate partnered with the UOW Alumni Relations Team to hold the 2017 Entrepreneurial Women's Breakfast on the 1st of December. The breakfast aims to encourage and inspire a conversation within the Illawarra community about the innovation ecosystem. We welcomed CFO of Me3D, UOW alumnus and iAccelerate resident Leanne Connelly as our keynote speaker. 


iAccelerate Pitch Grand Final 2017

Congratulations to all of our iAccelerate esidents who pitched at our Pitch Grand Final! You all did a wonderful job!

And a huge congratulations to our winners!

Most Likely to Succeed - RoboMotion
Best Pitch (Panel) - Life Our Way
Best Pitch (Audience) - Without the Y Yours is Ours 



iAccelerate welcomed more than 60 guests to our Sydney Business School location for our Sydney networking event. We heard from iAccelerate CEO, Omar Khalifa and a panel of iAccelerate resident companies from Me3d, Recovery Camp and Quirky Kid. Thank you for joining us!



iAccelerate Farewell BBQ

The iAccelerate community joined together over a BBQ lunch to farewell three of our companies - Zest Desk, Win Win Parenting and CriticalArc. We wish them every success!


iAccelerate Demo Day 2017

iAccelerate welcomed hundreds of visitors to our annual Demo Day on Friday 22 September, where members of the community had the opportunity to engage with iAccelerate’s innovative resident companies.