Startmate is a group of startup executives offering mentorship and seed financing to technical founders creating global Internet startups from Australia.
Applications for our 2014 program are now open.The program runs from January through to May next year. Find out more about the teams and ideas we are looking to partner with and be quick: Applications close on November 24th.
Jason Calacanis recently sat down and talked with Naval Ravikant, co-founder and CEO of AngelList, and asked him about the top accelerators in the world. Specifically, he asked which accelerator, besides y-combinator and Techstars, was the most impressive. And in his first breath he said Startmate. This wasn’t a question of which ‘international’ accelerator was [...]
The applications for Startmate 2014 close this Sunday, 24th November. You get one chance a year to apply and this is it. We have invested in 21 startups so far at Startmate and they have gone on to raise more than $10 million dollars. We’re looking for Australia’s best founders, it’s that simple. If you [...]
Today we speak with Alan Sharp-Paul, co-founder of Scriptrock about his time in Startmate. Scriptrock’s products are like x-ray vision for devops. They were part of Startmate 2012 and went on to raise $1.2m from Peter Thiel, Squarepeg Ventures and others. Have you got what it takes? Startmate 2014 applications close this Sunday, November 24th. [...]
We interview Alan Downie, a Startmate 2011 alum. Come talk to him, Niki Scevak and the co-founders of TutoronDemand in Melbourne next Monday 18th November and speak about your Startmate 2014 application. Register free here. Startmate applications close on November 24. Apply now. How did you decide to apply to Startmate? What situation were you [...]
Below we interview Chris Hexton of Vero, a Startmate 2012 alum. Come talk to him in Sydney next Tuesday, 5th November and speak about your Startmate 2014 application. Register free here. How did you decide to apply to Startmate? What situation were you in? We had a Rails consultancy (small time). We had left our [...]