Startups

Supporting venture creation for all members of the RMIT community.

Looking to build a successful startup?

Know what it takes to be a great founder with RMIT Activator. We support venture creation for all members of the RMIT community and make meaningful connection with the wider startup ecosystem. 

LaunchHUB Pre-accelerator Program

LaunchHUB Pre-accelerator Program

Ready to take your startup to the next level? Activator supports a dedicated cohort of startup founders as they work towards product/market fit.
Entrepreneurship for Researchers – an initiative of Melbourne Innovation District (MID)

Entrepreneurship for Researchers – an initiative of Melbourne Innovation District (MID)

MID’s Open Talent Pathways program gives research students at the Masters and PhD level at RMIT and the University of Melbourne the opportunity to embark on their first journey in the startup ecosystem.
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Community membership with Activator Connect

Activator Connect is our 6-month online membership to our founder community, mentors and startup resources open for all RMIT and non-RMIT founders.

Our coaches and mentors

Juan Polanco

Product Designer & Facilitator

Reana McCourt

Product Designer & Innovation Facilitator

Dylan Bennett

Education Product Designer & Facilitator

Daniel Christiansen

Education Product Designer & Facilitator

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.