iAccelerate is a unique business accelerator and incubator program run by the University of Wollongong (UOW). It’s a thriving community of like-minded entrepreneurs with vision, purpose and passion, growing their impact through exceptional education, mentoring and support among inspiring surrounds.
So you’ve got the spark, but you need the tools to make the most of it. We’ve got you covered with intensive and comprehensive programs to help you ignite your idea, shape it into a sustainable business and share your vision with the world.
The iAccelerate Pitch program arms startups with advanced skills in polishing and pitching their business idea to capture the hearts, minds and investment capital of potential partners.
Our tailored education program gives entrepreneurs the practical skills to build and grow a sustainable business that links commercial success with a real and lasting societal contribution.
What is the iAccelerate Seed Fund?
The $10 million iAccelerate Seed Fund offers resident startups early-stage funding to accelerate their development and connect with funding opportunities in the future.
Structured and informal mentoring can make the world of difference, no matter what stage of development you and your business are at.
Our team are passionate professionals who believe deeply in the potential of iAccelerate’s programs and residents to drive a revolution in innovation and technology, in our region and beyond.
iAccelerate’s facilities are purpose-designed to resource, empower and inspire our thriving entrepreneurial community, delivering incredible collaborative and private spaces and crucial support services in a stunning location.
iAccelerate Economic Impact
We’re Australia’s leading accelerator/incubator, and with good reason. iAccelerate is delivering the goods on innovation, jobs and revenues, facilitating rapid acceleration of businesses and attracting new companies and industries to the Illawarra.
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Tour and Information Sessions
The best way to get a real taste for what’s possible here it is to step inside and see for yourself. Come along to one of our tour and information sessions – we’ll show you around our spaces and facilities and take you through how our programs work.