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From Idea to Reality

Are you a creative practitioner with a business idea you’d like to get off the ground? Do you want to grow an existing creative enterprise?

Foundry658 will compress years of business experience into an intensive learning program that will fast track your creative business, supporting you with business coaching and mentorship, and the opportunity to secure $20,000 seed funding.

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Foundry658 Accelerator teams announced

Following a successful Foundry658 Bootcamp, where 33 teams progressed their business ideas, 10 teams have been chosen to proceed to Accelerator stage. Each team demonstrated ambition to grow their idea into a scalable business from applying the lean methodology of start-up business taught in Bootcamp. The Accelerator is the heart of Foundry658 and continues the process…

Successful Bootcamp Applicants Announced

Foundry658, an initiative from the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and State Library Victoria, is pleased to announced the successful applicants for its series of Bootcamp programs. These participants represent the breadth of Victorian creative industries, and will take part in a rigorous three-week business development program with our experts. Learn about all…

Roadshows Announced

Foundry658 Roadshows will tour regional and metropolitan Victoria to introduce the program and its opportunities to interested individuals. They will also include presentations from creative entrepreneurs who will share insights from their journeys with roadshow participants considering setting up or seeking to grow creative enterprises. ACMI X 2-4 Kavanagh St, Melbourne 26 September, 6pm For…

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