Melbourne is identified as one of 22 global centres at the forefront of tech, with thriving and growing tech industries.
There are now over 2,700 startups in Victoria and the sector is growing at a rate of 23% every year.
One in five startups are focused on health and wellbeing which continues to be a core strength of the ecosystem.
Victoria now has 29 accelerator programs, many established with the support of LaunchVic, Victoria’s lead startup ecosystem development agency. LaunchVic supports entrepreneurs and investors to sustainably grow and deliver economic and cultural benefits for Victoria.
The recent 2018 Startup Genome Report identified Melbourne one of the most important global health and life sciences ecosystems in the world.
Find out more on the LaunchVic website
Wai Hong Fong's story
There is so much about who I am that has been shaped deeply by my experience in Melbourne. The cross cultural experience forces you to constantly put yourself in other’s shoes while trying to figure out a whole new world.Wai Hong Fong, Malaysia