We are looking for


Is your idea, product or technology truly innovative? Show us how it solves a problem, fills a gap in the market or disrupts the market altogether.


Will it make our lives better? From helping the environment, improving our health or creating new jobs – show us the positive impact your innovation delivers to Victoria.


Is it commercially viable? For innovation to deliver maximum impact, it must be scalable. Show us you can provide a sustainable return and impact at scale.

Sectors we invest in

We invest across five priority sectors. If your innovation is in advanced manufacturing, agri-food, clean economy, digital technologies or health and life sciences, we’d love to hear from you.

We aim to have a balanced portfolio across these sectors. At the moment, we’re particularly interested in receiving proposals in advanced manufacturing and agri-food.

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.

Find out more about our investment programs and download our pitch checklist below.

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Pitch us your innovation

We invest in breakthrough innovation that will have a positive impact on people's lives. If you think you've got it, give us your best elevator pitch today.

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Other ways we invest

We also invest in other funds that share our values and objectives, as well as companies that support Victoria’s innovation ecosystem to grow. This includes companies that provide shared technology facilities, research platforms and research infrastructure that underpin new discoveries and the necessary support to help bring these innovations to market.

Platform investments

Investing in infrastructure to spearhead collaboration with universities, research institutions and companies.


Fund investments

Co-investing with our partners to commecialise innovation.


Breakthrough Victoria Challenge

By leveraging on talent and technology, we hope to challenge innovators to solve large-scale global challenges. Click to learn more about the current theme now.


Pitch Checklist

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 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 startup 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
  • Funding ask (What is your funding ask and what will it enable your startup to achieve?)

A content list for your initial pitch deck can be found in the link below.

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Investment process

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