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Our first online Plus Eight pre-accelerator cohort announced!

May 4, 2020

Kicking off in early April, our pre-accelerator program, Sprint, brought together 17 businesses who are ready to take their ideas to the next level. With some businesses coming from the community, some stepping out after our last Startup Weekend, and some who we've seen in past one day workshops, it's amazing to see the progression of these teams and founders are they take each step towards being ready for growth.

So, let’s see who they are! Introducing:


Automacon is developing first-mover software as a service to the construction, transport, IT and other project-based industries at risk of missing out on payment for work scope variations and becoming liable for delay events that are not their fault. 


Gifthint is an ecommerce website looking to connect gifters and gift receivers.

Bullpen Media

Bullpen Media is a communications and editorial business that covers sports business, technology and startups. In the midst of building an original editorial platform, Bullpen will look at the innovations that drive the global sports and fitness ecosystem, and explore the potential of automating press and communications for current and future clients.


ManezCo is a web-app platform that combines real-time classroom learning and feedback, quizzes, theory, on-demand reporting, leader-boards, intrinsic and extrinsic rewards, and characters.


FanFilm is a sports highlights network made from spectator smartphone footage. The app is based on a game-style ranking theme, whereby FanFilm turns the user generated content genre into a competition.

Greedy Gorilla Marketing

A digital marketing company, with plans to evolve into an app. To enable small business owners to have easy access to marketing tools without taking up too much of their precious time.


Catel is a micro-investing platform connecting proud farmers with ethical investors, allowing the opportunity to invest into food and fibre production.

Locum Local

Locum Local is an upcoming marketplace for connecting Locum pharmacists and healthcare workers with businesses that need locum workers.

The Good Chat Foundation

The Good Chat Foundation are creating a program to support community sporting clubs to improve the governance and administration of mental health in their culture.

Matrix Data

Matrix Data is a data and analytics consultancy specialising in Geoscience Information Management, with a resource sector focus.

Mortgage Mates

Mortgage Mates, the first co-ownership platform in Australia. We match two or more people to co-own a home together.

Spacecubed Platform

An SaaS product that sits between a Tenant Experience Platform and a Coworking back-end system to increase functionality and accessibility for coworking operators, empowering members to curate their own experiences.

Closet Two

Closet Two is an online, curated preloved fashion marketplace and hub for all things sustainable fashion.

Imogen Blow

Abstract drone photographs of Australia (and beyond). The founders behind Imogen Blow are looking to partner with an Indigenous Australian body to tell the stories of the land behind the photos.

Force Hook

Force Hook is a hardware device for tracking strength performance and fatigue in athletes. Applicable to both high-performance sport and rehabilitation/medical settings.

Hug Health

A falls review and prevention decision making app to be used by Nurses in residential aged care and in the community.


WeSpeakCyber. provides accessible, appropriate and affordable cyber education and advisory services for small businesses. Making cybersecurity easy to understand.


Ecommerce solution that specialised in weight loss to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals with proven and genuine products .

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