The Barayamal Virtual Accelerator is a 10-week business program for Indigenous Australians, which provides weekly mentoring, 1 on 1 coaching and support to take your business idea or venture to the next level.

Is this program for you?

If you’re an Indigenous Australian who:

  • has an interest in starting your own business,
  • keen to learn new skills and methodologies to take your business to the next level, or
  • you want to learn about startups and how businesses can benefit your community.

Then this program is definitely for you!



Indigenous Entrepreneurship

What is a startup?

Barayamal Storyline

Launch your own Startup

1 on 1 coaching

How to Pitch


  • Digital Credential in Indigenous Entrepreneurship.
  • 1-Page Business Model.
  • Product-Market Fit.
  • Barayamal Storyline – identify where you are now and what you need to do to get where you want to be.
  • Introduction to the basics of the Customer Development Process or Lean Methodology.
  • Learn the business skills needed to bring your idea from conception to market.


Founder & CEO at Barayamal

Dean served five years in the Royal Australian Air Force before founding Australia’s Indigenous business accelerator, Barayamal – now known as a world leader in Indigenous Entrepreneurship. Dean is an action-oriented and multi-award-winning Kamilaroi entrepreneur, Member of Telstra’s Indigenous Advisory Committee and CEO at Barayamal.

Application Deadline: 5 pm, 3 May 2020
Program Dates: May – July 2020
Location: Online
Cost: Free