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🏠 Startmate Open House

Twice a year, in May and November, we’ve opened our mentoring network to founders across Australia and New Zealand, in the form of 'Office Hours'.

This year, we are taking it three steps further. Introducing Startmate 'Open House', a biannual, 2-week, entirely free, virtual festival packed with 1:1 mentoring, founder-to-founder relationship building, fireside chats and functional workshops.

You can think of it as having access to the whole house, not just the home office.

Want to be matched with a been-there-done-that mentor that has experience suited to the problem you’re trying to solve? Want to meet dozens of other founders? Want exclusive insights to catapult your startup forward?

Apply for Open House today so we can match the perfect mentor to the problem you’re trying to solve and grow your network for life.


Next start date:  May 17–28th 2021 Cost: Free! Apply Now

“In just 30 minutes, they managed to provide us with more input then other mentors we met numerous times, sometimes for hours. They got the big picture immediately by looking at our pitch deck so we could go straight to the bottom of our challenges.”


📢 Liminal*

Full of ambition and ideas? We see you.

Dip your toe into the startup world through Liminal* — an immersive week-long series of online talks, workshops and high-energy breakout sessions with leading startup operators and coaches.

In anthropology, liminality is the quality of ambiguity that occurs in the middle stage of a rite of passage, when participants no longer hold their pre-ritual status but have not yet begun the transition to the status they will hold when the rite is complete. This is the feeling of being between opportunities, about to embark upon the next big career adventure. This is the Fellowship.

Come and explore a taste of our Fellowships in action and be inspired to apply. Get a taste of past sessions here.

Tap into ideas that will lead you to the career you’ve always wanted. Liminal is on again in May. Stay tuned!


Next start date:  May 2021 (S21) Cost: Free! Register here

"Something transformative has been happening this week and it is Liminal*, Startmate's effort to help women fast-track their journey into a startup or in their career in general. An hour in the morning every day is all it takes for them to empower us. We listen to exceptional achievers, get to ask questions, discuss our journeys and initiate momentum to build a new network of promising performers."



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