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.

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Runway Geelong

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.


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Runway Ballarat

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.

Runway Virtual

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.

Community Perks

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

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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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