Born from the successful Indigenous Startup Weekend, Barayamal is the world’s first Indigenous accelerator program.

Barayamal is also the only accelerator program in Australia for Indigenous people, run by Indigenous people, which provides essential education and training workshops, mentoring, early seed capital, working desk space and concludes with a demo day event. The Barayamal Accelerator will seek out the most innovative and disruptive Indigenous startups and entrepreneurs. Through the course of the 3-month intensive program, the Indigenous startups are supported by Indigenous entrepreneurs (mentors) and receive education from business experts, free co-working space and financial investment. Over three months the Startups will rapidly develop their businesses and showcase their success at the culminating demo pitch night.

How Barayamal Works

1. Collaborate with partners

Barayamal only works with the leading Government organisations and corporates who genuinely want to strengthen reconciliation in Australia through Indigenous entrepreneurship and economic development.

2. Identify and select the Indigenous startups

Barayamal will seek out the most innovative and disruptive Indigenous startups throughout Australia.

3. Barayamal Accelerator Program

Barayamal is a world-class start-up accelerator program for Indigenous entrepreneurs, with effective and culturally appropriate support, at each stage, from concept development to standalone businesses.

Supporting Indigenous entrepreneurs increases jobs and economic development in Australia.

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