Bega Valley Innovation Hub
The Bega Valley innovation Hub is a unique business accelerator program run by the University of Wollongong (UOW) and the iAccelerate Innovation network. This connection builds a thriving community of like minded entrepreneurs with vision, purpose and passion, growing their impact through exceptional education, mentoring and support among inspiring surrounds.
The Acceleration Program
The Bega Valley Innovation Hub will be delivering the iAccelerate Educate Program to the Bega Valley in 2019 and 2020. Built around the Lean Startup Methodology the iAccelerate Educate Program introduces companies to the foundations they need to run a successful and sustainable business. The iAccelerate Educate Program is a dedicated acceleration program that delivers impactful learning. Delivered by powerful industry experts, experienced entrepreneurs, investors and UOW academics. The program is designed to better prepare businesses for engagement with customers and investors, and for sustainable long term growth.
The Bega Valley Innovation Hubs 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. This structured approach provides an opportunity for local, national and international investors and wider business community to engage with the startups in the Bega Valley Innovation Hub.
Our tailored education program gives entrepreneurs the practical skills to build and grow a sustainable business or idea that links commercial success with a real and lasting societal contribution. We offer the iAccelerate Educate Program, a dedicated acceleration program that delivers impactful learning to all Bega Valley Innovation Hub participants. This is your chance to be part of the iAccelerate Innovation Network without leaving the Bega Valley.
What are iAccelerate’s seed funds?
The $10 million iAccelerate Seed Fund offers resident startups early-stage funding to accelerate their development and connect with funding opportunities in the future.
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.
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iAccelerate Resident Companies
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iAccelerate Economic Impact
iAccelerate is Australia’s leading accelerator, and with good reason. iAccelerate has been delivering on innovation, jobs and revenues, facilitating rapid acceleration of businesses and attracting new companies and industries to the Illawarra region and is now coming to the Bega Valley and will be the first of it's kind in regional Australia.
Keep up to date
iAccelerate innovation program open for business in Bega.
Applications have gone live for the Bega Valley’s innovators and entrepreneurs to be part of the first intake for a unique business program developed by the University of Wollongong.