Runway is a vibrant innovation ecosystem connecting people, resources and services to support your success
Building and Strengthening Communities
The Runway community is engaged and active locally and globally. It enables ongoing personal development and business growth by leveraging the full capabilities of the entire network. Runway’s physical and virtual communities make up its innovation ecosystem, bringing together the key people, resources and services in the right place at the right time to support your journey to success. Runway also assists regions to establish and scaleup thier own innovation ecosystems to drive engagement and activation of local business, economic growth and transformation.
Explore our Communities
Runway Geelong is located in the heart of thriving Federal Mills business park precinct. With cafes, gyms, a train station and free parking all only a few steps away, this is the best co-working, office and event space in town.
Explore our Communities
Runway Ballarat is located in Ballarat central, directly adjacent to Federation University. This secure, modern space is unlike anything seen in Ballarat before. With an onsite café, high-tech makerspace (Fab Lab) and podcast studio, this gleaming co-working, offfice and event space will inspire you to achieve your very best.
Connect with investors, business specialists, online learning resources and likeminded entrepreneurs
Joining Runway Virtual (RV) is free and provides access to all the benefits of Runway's physical programs and communities, delivered remotely in a virtual environment online. Private communities are also available.
As a member of the Runway Community, you have access to all of Runway’s physical co-working spaces, and online access via Runway Virtual (RV) to:
Concierge support matching your needs with the network’s capability
Communication with all other community members
Content that is timely and relevant to your needs and interests
Specialist online modules for ongoing professional development
Meetup opportunities with key communities of interest
Runway alerts broadcasting new opportunities
VIP access to exclusive events, program discounts and activities
Contributing to the wider community
As a result of Geelong’s investment in the the Runway 2017 and 2018 startup programs, 49 new jobs were created, contributing $3.6m in wages, $6.4m in gross regional product, and $16m in economic output annually – delivering an economic multiplier of 2.9 and a 1,500% return on investment. (REMPLAN data, 2020).
Communities we’ve supported across Victoria
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