Editor's Note

Tuesday 25 September

By Oliver Milman
Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Breaking into the US market used to be a tricky goal for Australian businesses of all sizes, but now even young upstarts have a shot at relocating.


A growing cluster of US start-up accelerators offer Aussie ventures an ideal opportunity to gain funding and learn from some of the sharpest entrepreneurial minds in the world.

But how can you increase your chances of being chosen by these start-up hubs? We speak to one Aussie venture that recently made the journey, along with some industry experts, to gather five top tips.

There is still plenty of help on hand for start-ups here in Australia, as evidenced by a new seed fund launched by the University of Sydney Union and an unusual funding competition that requires applications of 25 words or less.

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