Runway Geelong Programs

Runway is Geelong’s leading entrepreneurial accelerator.

Runway Geelong is a thriving startup ecosystem. Based in the stunningly restored Federal Mills Park, Runway’s modern-industrial space is the perfect environment for entrepreneurs to be energised and inspired.

Hi, welcome to Runway Geelong.

I’m Linda Wong, Runway’s Chief Entrepreneur and your coach during the Accelerator program.

In the early stages of your start-up business or even if you are seeking advice to scale, I will facilitate your thought process in order to work through your next steps for you and your business.

I joined Runway with over 25 years of professional consultancy and industry experience; where I have been involved in mergers and acquisitions. I have also mentored many teams and staff in my senior management and executive roles. My goal is to help a lot more businesses in regional Victoria gain traction and succeed.

So, if you’re a startup or business, looking to fast-track, grow or scale – book in a chat today.

Solutions for every stage of your entrepreneurial journey.

 Launch your idea within a supportive ecosystem, with expert guidance every step of the way.

Germinator Course

Put your startup ideas to the test with this short startup course. 

Accelerator Program

Launch your startup business fast with this 24-week intensive accelerator.

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A broad network of qualified experts at your disposal. Mentors, coaches, and domain specialists available to answer your questions, fast-track your development, and provide guidance along the way.

What they say...

  • EleniEleniWevour

    "Runway really has accelerated our business. Providing us with the essential processes and confidence required to challenge the status quo."

  • MatthewMatthewSmartSnugg

    "I love being a part of the Runway accelerator, I have learnt so much and gained much more confidence from working with the Mentors and other startups. I have used the runway space to help close $150,000 worth of investment."

  • DanielIsotope6

    "In the short time we have been a pet of the accelerator it has been of a huge benefit."

  • VivMindful Sourcing

    "I am incredibly grateful to have been accepted into the Runway Program. I loved the Boot Camp experience! I learnt so much during the entire program and also met some amazing people. The help and support from staff, partners and fellow cohort members was impressive. Now as an Alumni I still feel included within the Runway community."

  • TessTessRunway

    "Runway is genuinely invested in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses, succeed and create jobs and opportunities for the region. It also is uniquely placed in regional centres to unearth undiscovered startup talent."

  • JoJoRunway

    "I was really floundering in my career, and was referred to Runway by a colleague. The Runway team have been super supportive of my change of direction, and every day I'm there has inspired and motivated me to take action and share knowledge. They really have created a great culture of sharing, support, and innovation. The sky's the limit!"

Runway Geelong is a supportive ecosystem for startups.

A thriving community

Share your dreams and plans with like-minded people. Our open space tenants are startups too, with expertise in video, IT, marketing, governance and more

Surrounded by cafes, restaurants and greens space, ample free parking and the North Geelong train station just a 10 minute walk away.

BBQs, drinks, doughnuts and startup events bring our entrepreneurial community together to have fun, share ideas and relax.

Perks at your disposal

Co-working space accessible, 24/7, bookable meeting rooms, high speed fibre internet, desk-top computers, printing facilities, freshly ground coffee, immediate access to our network of partners, all within reach to help you grow your startup business.

An inspiring space

All of Runway’s co-working spaces are fitted out in refurbished historic warehouse spaces. Our signature modern-industrial interior offers you a stripped back, simple aesthetic to think clearly and be inspired. With plenty of natural light, air conditioning, as well as heated break-out spaces, quiet rooms, meeting rooms with full AV, a fully serviced kitchen, local cafes nearby – everything is taken care of so that you can work on what you love.

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Start your business the right way.

 

 

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