Our Missions

We take groups of youths, startups, investors, corporates, and innovation leaders to international startup hotspots including Silicon Valley, Europe, Israel, and Asia with the goal of transforming the startup and innovation landscape in Australia.

Upcoming Missions

Mission DatesDestinationsLeaders 

 
 
Makers Mission17-24 May 2019San FranciscoMic BlackRegister
A mission for makers and technicians in rapid prototyping and advanced manufacturing. The mission includes attendance at Marker Fair, followed by a week of tours and meetings.
 
 
 
 
Female Founders9 - 15 Jun 2019LondonLeanne Kemp
Eleanor Carey
Register
Apply for scholarship
This mission is specifically for female founders as part of London Tech Week. The mission includes an educational program of workshops. We have 8 places being funded by Advance Queensland for Queensland-based female founders.
 
 
 
 
London Tech Week9 - 15 Jun 2019LondonAaron BirkbyRegister
Apply for QLD scholarship
Apply for WA scholarship
This mission has streams for Gov policy makers, startups, and investors, with over 300 events across the city for London Tech Week. We have 8 places being funded by Advance Queensland for Queensland-based startup founders and 5 funded by Western Australia for WA startups
 
 

 
 
Rise Hong Kong7-12 Jul 2019Hong KongTBCRegister
Apply for scholarship
A mission to Hong Kong for the Rise Conference, with additional sessions and events curated for the participants. The mission is open to anyone to participate. We have 6 places being funded by Advance Queensland for Queensland-based founders.
 
 

 
 
Israel MissionOct 2019Tel Aviv
Israel
TBCRegister
Apply for scholarship
Mission details are yet to be confirmed. This will likely be a mission with a vertical focus on agtech or IT security. We have 5 places being funded by Advance Queensland for Queensland-based startups.
 
 

 
 
Future Founders MissionNov 2019San Francisco
 
Peter LaurieApply
A fully-sponsored annual mission to Silicon Valley for 20 tech-savvy Aussie youths (18-29). Participants are selected from a competitive application process.
 
 

 
 
Investor Mission9 - 14 Feb 2020San FranciscoSteve Baxter
Ellen Mackenzie
Register
A mission for high-net-worths, angels, and venture fund managers, as well as board members and advisors to startups to meet and learn from their counterparts in Silicon Valley. Meetings include experienced super angels, VC fund managers, corporate startup acquisition teams, startup founders, and legal educational sessions.
 
 

 
 
Startup Community Leaders Mission8-14 Mar 2020Boulder
Denver
San Francisco
Baden U'ren
Annual mission for startup community leaders from accelerators, co-working spaces, founder groups, and Universities across Australia, visit their counterparts running accelerators, co-working spaces, and investor groups in the US, as well as the Aussie mafia. We have 12 places being funded by Advance Queensland for Queensland-based startup community leaders.
 
 

Previous Missions

visit our blog to read more about our previous missions

Mission DatesDestinationsDetails

 
 
Startup Community Leaders Mission10-17 Mar 2019Boulder
Denver
San Francisco
15 startup community leaders visit their counterparts running accelerators, co-working spaces, and investor groups in the US, as well as the Aussie mafia.

 
 
Investor Mission10 - 15 Feb 2019San FranciscoMission for high-net-worths, angels, and venture fund managers who are investing in startups.

 
 
Israel Mission27 Oct - 3 Nov 2018Tel Aviv
Israel
Eight days in Israel for startup community leaders.

 
 
Mission: London10-16 June 2018LondonAn annual mission to the UK for London Tech Week with a group of 16 from Queensland, Adelaide and Sydney

 
 
Myriad Air Pre-Flight Activities8-12 May 2018San Francisco5 pre-flight events on the ground before Myriad Air

 
 
Startup Community Leaders Mission11-18 March 2018Boulder
Denver
San Francisco
Annual mission for startup community leaders from accelerators, co-working spaces, founder groups, and Universities across Australia, visit their counterparts running accelerators, co-working spaces, and investor groups in the US, as well as the Aussie mafia.

 
 
Female Founders Mission26 Nov - 2 Dec 2017LondonMission to London for female founders, investors, innovation leaders and policy makers.

 
 
Investor Mission12-17 Nov 2017San FranciscoMission for high-net-worths, angels, and venture fund managers. Find our more here, or register here

 
 
muru-d accelerator10-18 Nov 2017San FranciscoA private mission exclusively for startups in the RCL Accelerator or the muru-d Melbourne program.

 
 
Venturer Mission 26-12 November 2017TasmaniaThis mission is for active participants in the Queensland entrepreneurial ecosystem

 
 
Future Founders Mission29 Oct - 10 Nov 2017San Francisco
 
A fully-sponsored annual 2 week mission to Silicon Valley for 20 tech-savvy Aussie youths (18-29). Participants are selected from a competitive application process.

 
 
Israel Mission5-14 August 2017Tel Aviv
Israel
Partially funded for 10 agtech startups from Queensland

 
 
Venturer Program10-16 July 2017WhitsundaysThis mission is for active participants in the Queensland entrepreneurial ecosystem
 
 
 
Mission: Europe7 - 10 June (Berlin)
11 - 17 June (London)
London
Berlin
20 investors, startups, corporates, University faculty and public servants participated.

 
 
Startup Leaders Mission29 Jan - 4 Feb 2017Denver
Boulder
San Francisco
18 startup community leaders from accelerators, co-working spaces, founder groups, and Universities across Australia, visit their counterparts running accelerators, co-working spaces, and investor groups in the US, as well as the Aussie mafia.

 
 
Youth Mission13-27 Nov 2016San Francisco
 
20 tech-savvy youths from around Australia and 2 mission staff took part in a fully-sponsored two-week intensive mission in Silicon Valley.
 
 
 
Mission: Europe19-26 June (London)
26-28 June (Berlin)
London
Berlin
A group of 8 Queensland startups, accelerator managers, and Government staff visited Europe for London Tech Week and numerous meetings with accelerators, co-working spaces, investors, corporate innovators, and startup networking groups.

 
 
Youth Mission26 Sep - 9 Oct 2015San Francisco
 
20 tech-savvy youths from Queensland plus 5 mission staff and media took part in a fully-sponsored two-week intensive mission in Silicon Valley.

 
 
Youth Mission16-28 Nov 2014San Francisco
 
20 tech-savvy youths from Queensland plus 5 mission staff and media took part in a fully-sponsored two-week intensive mission in Silicon Valley.

Mission Participants