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Our Impact on the victorian startup ecosystem

Victoria is emerging as a global challenger in the ecosystem rankings, leapfrogging the likes of Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and New Zealand to a $23.6 billion early-stage ecosystem valuation in 2022.

Despite the challenges of the past few years, our early-stage ecosystem valuation has doubled since 2021 and increased more than 10 times from 2016.

Our Ecosystem

Supporting women-led startups in victoria

Named after the founder of Australia’s first all-woman motor garage in the 1920s, the Alice Anderson Fund is a $10 million angel sidecar fund supporting women-led startups.

Our fund co-invests between $50,000 and $300,000 in early-stage deals put forward by investors to increase the funding pool available to Victorian women.

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