We are looking for
Show us how you could provide a return, both economical and social or environmental.
At Breakthrough Victoria we are backing founders building great companies with :
- Purpose-driven founders and great teams
- A deep understanding of the problem
- Breakthrough technologies or novel solutions
- A compelling market opportunity
- Traction - We want to see the progress you’ve made and how you plan to scale
- Impact - We want to understand the impact your company will have on the state and the world!
- Victorian teams or companies looking to setup and grow here
No matter who you are or where you’re from, we want to hear from you.
We invest in companies at all stages:
Whether your company is at a proof of concept or raising funds to scale and grow, we'd love to hear from you.
Below is a guide that outlines our investment funds and what we look for at each stage.
Other investment programs
We are also looking to invest in research infrastructure, shared technology facilities, research platforms and other funds to lift commercialisation and research translation rates.
To help us understand more about what you’re working on, please share your pitch deck.
The Pitch Deck must address the following
- Problem / opportunity (Outline the problem statement.)
- Solution (What makes your solution an innovative and how does it address the problem?)
- Market size (How big is the market and how do you plan to enter the market?)
- Competitors (How is your solution better than your competitors consider your defensible position and sustainable competitive advantage?)
- Traction (What progress have you made so far?)
- Business model (How will your start-up be financially sustainable? Consider how you make money.)
- Team background (Why are you the winning team? Consider team’s relevant background.)
- How will you have an impact in Victoria
- Your funding ask from Victoria and what will the funding enable your startup to achieve.
A content list for your initial pitch deck can be found in the link below.