Programs that find, fund, grow and support Queensland startups



Germinate is ilab’s premier early stage accelerator program, offering mentoring, partner deals, office space, workshops++



For early founders or growth stage tech startups needing focussed, low cost workspaces energised by other startups building new paradigms.

Germinate 9 – Summer 2016/17

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Tech Interns

Tech Interns

ilab offers outstanding undergrad interns the opportunity to be a part of a real startup from ground zero.  More info

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The Germinate Program

Offering a 3-month
intensive program with mentoring, training, weekly workshops.

No Equity Program


Our program differences

Benefit Germinate Incubate
Funding Up to $7.5k services only
Mentoring approx 20 broad mentors some
Facilities, WiFi Internet + Desks yes – permanent desks 3 mths 1st 2 mths free then perm or hot desk (1)
Term Pgm Duration approx 3mth up to 18 months
Investor introduction yes yes
Partner deals access all partner deals access some partner deals
Startup seminars yes limited
Cohort benefit yes limited
Progress oversight weekly as requested

  1. The initial Incubate free period is for a maximum of two desks per startup.  Further desk will be chargeable at normal ilab rates.

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