Corporate Accelerators explained:

A Slingshot Accelerator brings Corporates together with world class disruptive Startups and entrepreneurs who are building innovative, market changing technology and products.

Corporates who work with Slingshot work with the next generation of Startups, that are sourced through Slingshot's unique recruitment model. Ultimately, Slingshot's Accelerator Programs harness the scale, resources and access of Corporates, with the agility and innovation of Startups to drive commercial outcomes, at pace and scale.

What does Slingshot do?

The Slingshot model is unique because it:

Aligns with corporate strategy

Develops bespoke programs

Encourages extensive Corporate involvement

Receives a large volume of high quality applications

A Slingshot Accelerator provides:

New commercial models

Exposure to different ways of thinking

Access to new products

Access to new technology

Access to talent

Media exposure

Internally a Slingshot Accelerator can:

Change company culture

Help establish an R&D strategy

Bring about new ways of problem solving

Deliver competitive advantage and industry leadership

Change the way your company innovates

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We connect Corporates with Startups who create game-changing technology for your market.

A Slingshot Accelerator provides entrepreneurs with the capital, mentorship, facilities and services that stimulates creativity and productivity. A Slingshot Accelerator is rigorous, rapid and can achieve dramatic commercial results. The results you can expect:

  • New commercial opportunities
  • Valuable market insight and learnings
  • Access to talent and new technology
  • Media exposure
  • Improved company-wide understanding of innovation
  • Exposure to potential new customers

Slingshot is delivering programs for some of Australia’s leading corporates, including:


Are you part of an organisation that wants to connect with Startups? Ask how Slingshot can help.


Current Slingshot Accelerators

Launchvic Founder Education Program
Taking Applications
Igniting future business growth. Do you have a business or idea that can help Caltex and their customers?
Program Running
Scale your Startup with Australia's leading health tech accelerator
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An accelerator program for Regional Startups and a FREE pre-accelerator for small businesses, entrepreneurs and NFP’s
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Entrepreneurial grants of $50K to accelerate your business, any idea, any stage of business
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Australia's first HR tech Accelerator in partnership with Seek, Hudson and UTS
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Accelerate your Startup with one of the region’s largest and most innovative food & beverage companies
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Develop Queensland into the world’s global hub for innovation in Tourism and Travel
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Scale your Startup with Qantas one of the world's most trusted and innovative brands
Taking Applications

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