Universities and 

the startup economy

Universities and their graduates are the driving force in Australia’s startup economy.

More than four in five Australian startup founders are university graduates. And there are now more than 100 programs at Australian universities that support great Australian ideas to grow into great Australian businesses. 

Download the Startup Smarts: Universities and startup economy report here (PDF 1.4MB)

Find your local university startup support program or event here.

If you have a great startup story with a university link, email contact@uniaus.edu.au