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iAccelerate is thrilled to announce the new cohort of startups for our March 2021 program. The cohort of 13 are a mix of both local and interstate companies. 

Welcome to:

Australia Cannabis Marketplace – A compliant international cannabis & hemp marketplace.

Cogito erGO – For digital creatives and knowledge workers who want a healthier work venue alternative, the Cogito erGO is a portable, lightweight and weatherproof chair, recliner and standing desk that provides an ergonomic ecosystem for laptop use.

Early Medical Intervention for Prevention – For individuals who are concerned about their future physical health and wellbeing, Early Medical Intervention for Prevention is an interactive software application that provides users the opportunity to proactively engage in their future health and wellbeing by way of preventative measures.  

Gina Barjeel – Gina Barjeel is an Ethical Fashion Brand that creates sustainable luxury womenswear and evening-wear made in Australia.

GRIDSIGHT – Gridsight combines smart meter data and machine learning to provide utilities with highly accurate network models to assist in increasing the level of renewable energy technologies on the grid.

High Tech Mining Services – More efficient and safe mining operations through high definition visualization and characterization of the near subsurface by applying artificial intelligence methods to existing resource datasets.

Luksai – Online course platform to host the content created by independent creators. 

My Guardian Angel – is a semi-automated, yet deeply personalised, carer technology. We provide one-on-one, customised, relevant, communication resources for aged, disabled and otherwise isolated individuals. 

Olistiko – Olistiko is the world’s first all-in-one remote wellness platform, leveraging AI to match members with the right providers, at the right time with a personalized portal and curated content — conveniently tracking and managing comprehensive wellbeing in one place including: counseling, physical training, meditation and nutrition, and community. 

Shuttle Insights – Shuttle helps make data science easy & accessible for every digital marketer

SCARF Refugee Support – SCARF Refugee Support is a local non-profit organisation that supports families and individuals from refugee backgrounds as they build new lives in the Illawarra. 

Urban Farming Organisation – Our mission is to grow healthy food that is good for the environment. We see this as sustainable agriculture focused on the environment, which is economically viable, and in alignment with our social responsibilities. We believe the key to this is forging strong partnerships with you, the community, through open and honest relationships built on trust.

Wyndah – For students who are unable to get instant help that is affordable and understandable, the Wyndah application is a technological solution that brings both tutors and students onto the one platform. 

The cohort of entrepreneurs have already hit the ground running and are now in week 2 of the program, having already completed Sustainable Development Goals and Lean 1. 

Throughout the Activate program, the startups will continue working with iAccelerate mentors and facilitators to learn a principled approach to new product development, customer discovery, and continuous improvement to ensure a solid foundation to launch a sustainable business.

Activate draws upon the Lean Startup method and more. This year, the iAccelerate program is being dual delivered – both virtually and in person as an interactive online course, through a blend of facilitator-led workshops, self-paced online learning, individual mentoring, active learning and peer support.

“iAccelerate has a blended approach to learning, meaning participants learn by themselves first, then come together as a group where they can share their learning journey and business ideas with their peers under the guidance of an expert facilitator”, shares iAccelerate Educate Program Manager Sabine Straver.

The new cohort are already enjoying the benefits of being among like minded entrepreneurs at iAccelerate. 

The program started with the introduction of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals facilitated by expert-in-residence Belinda Gibbons. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a bold universal agreement to end poverty and all its dimensions and craft an equal, just and secure world – for people, planet, and prosperity.

The SDGs help our residents define their aspirational purpose in a way that is relevant and inspiring to stakeholders and create lasting social change to the community. Throughout our Program entrepreneurs are encouraged to implement SDGs across their business.

Applications for our next intake are now open. This is your opportunity to join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs based in the Illawarra. Find out more about joining the next intake. Better be quick applications close 2nd July 2021.

 


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