Our
community
programs
are
designed
to
connect
you
to
the
powerful
Blackbird
network
Our programs for

Founders

and
help
you
build
your
startup
right
from
the
beginning
Giants
Wild Futures
Founder Academy
Startmate

Giants

Validate your idea and supercharge your startup journey.

We believe in the hungry, not the proven.

Join Giants to get mentoring from the best people from companies like CultureAmp, SafetyCulture, Atlassian, Dovetail, Baraja and Stripe, plus VCs, angels, and impact investors. Whether you're just sketching out your idea, completing an accelerator or working full time, Giants can help you move forward.

Wild Futures

Wild Futures is the inaugural Blackbird x AWS Startups ANZ startup ideas competition.

Wild Futures is the inaugural Blackbird x AWS Startups Australia/New Zealand startup ideas competition. We want to see the best minds of this generation creating the brightest, wildest future for the next.

Wild Futures gives students the opportunity to pitch and cultivate their ideas in a unique, future-focused startup ideas competition.

Founder Academy

Supporting Your Journey As Great Founders Right From The Beginning.

The Blackbird Founder Academy is a five-week onboarding program for our newest Blackbird Founders. We'll set you on your way with accelerated peer learning and knowledge your investors wish every founder knew when joining the Blackbird Community.Build a trusted network of Blackbird peers and the fundamentals such as setting up your boards and investor updates that will serve you as you grow you and your company.

Startmate Accelerator

The Startmate Accelerator unleashes the ambition of Australia and New Zealand’s best founders.

The Startmate Accelerator unleashes the ambition of Australia and New Zealand’s best founders, and propels them toward their goals. Over 12 weeks, you’ll be surrounded by a network of your peers and the best mentors, investors and operators across Australia and New Zealand.