Locations

Locations for The Start Society

There are 3 main types of location for StartSoc –

  • The Start Society Offices (Sydney #iC1)
  • iCentral.Co by The Start Society locations
  • Affiliate locations

Please note that each location that has a local government with a tech startup ecosystem action plan or strategy document or digital strategy draft is linked to that document. Unlinked locations do not yet have local government plans in place.

Current Locations & Operating Status

Major Centres

Sydney

  • iCentral.Co #iC1 is at 234 Sussex St – Open 70% occupancy as at June 2015
  • iCentral.Co  #iC2 option 1 is at 338 Pitt St – draft location still under negotiation as at July 2015
  • iCentral.Co #iC2 option 2 is at 227 Elizabeth St – draft location still under negotiation as at July 2015

Melbourne

  • Open for affiliate application from August 2015

Brisbane

  • Open for affiliate applications from September 2015

Perth

  • Open for affiliate applications from October 2015

Adelaide

  • Open for affiliate applications from October 2015

Canberra

  • Open for affiliate applications from November 2015

Regional Centres

Ballarat

  • Affiliate application in progress

Bega

  • Bega Valley, Sapphire Coast, Merimbula, Tathra,  and greater areas.
  • Suggested rename to Sapphire Circle to align local stakeholders
  • Pilot site for succesful regional startup weekends
  • Bellwether seat in Australian and New South Wales politics
  • Mid way between Australia’s two largest economies (Sydney & Melbourne)
  • Relatively small and remote area with diary, tourism, timber, retirees
  • Affiliate application in progress

Bowral

  • Affiliate application in progress

Byron 

  • Affiliate application in progress

Gold Coast

  • Activation program in planning

Newcastle #newystartups

  • Newcastle, Maitland, Hunter Valley
  • 7th largest economy in Australia
  • Affiliate application and activation program in progress.

Wagga Wagga

  • Affiliate application in progress

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