Launch FNQ Accelerate is the premier business growth program in Far North Queensland this year.
Run over 12 intensive weeks, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime for eight tech-oriented businesses to scale through new customer acquisition, new market entries or new investment. All for FREE.
The question is, will your business be included?
The Accelerate program is for tech-startups that are ready to scale into new markets through customer acquisition or investment.
The Accelerate program is delivered in Cairns, Far North Queensland and is an in-person program commencing with the week-long Tropical Innovation Festival in June 2021.
If you’ve got a working tech product (app, software, website or service) that is ready to scale, ACCELERATE is for you.
Acceptance into the program is by application only. Are you ready to scale?
Weekly group accountability and strategy sessions with the EIR and mentors.
Weekly, hosted lunch meetings with your incubator cohort and a guest speaker / subject matter expert.
Weekly individual executive coaching sessions with experienced Performance and Organisational Psychologist, Rupert Bryce from Perform Strategies.
Individual strategy session and development with expert Strategy Consultant, Bob Cobavie from Outsource Management
Individual investment mentoring with an experienced venture capitalist and opportunity to pitch in a round-robin format to investors from Main Sequence Ventures, Artesian, Black Sheep Capital, Larsen Ventures, PieLab Capital, Sprint VC, Ten13 and OneVentures. Opportunities to pitch to and be mentored by local angel investors from NQ Angels.
Individual entrepreneurship mentoring with a successful founder from companies like Travello, Go1, ActivePipe and Functionly.
Group workshops and opportunities for individual mentoring with subject matter experts from successful scaleups in grant writing, investment, marketing, legal, sales, wellbeing, finance, growth and tech development.
Business and personal assessments to help you understand the areas you need support in.
Over $20k of services provided by Far North Queensland businesses to support your growth based on your individual assessments including McDonnells Law, Addlins Media, Outsource Management, Frontrow Photo, Eagle Accounting, Donna Pattane Law.
Perks from startups and scaleups including up to $10,000 credit with AWS.
Demo Pitching Opportunity at the FNQ Innovation Festival 2021 in front of potential investors and customers.
Launch FNQ’s entrepreneurial programs are free for eligible businesses to participate in, thanks to the support of:
Keen to be part of Accelerate '21?
This year’s Launch FNQ ACCELERATE program will commence during the Tropical Innovation Festival, 7 June, 2021.
If you meet the eligibility criteria above and can commit to a 12-week period of intense growth and mentoring, then register your interest below. The Launch FNQ team will be contacting candidates soon.