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Silicon Beach


The Melbourne Silicon Beach Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Silicon Beach Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Melbourne Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.

The Melbourne Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Silicon Beach, an informal group for anyone interested in founding or working in startups, dev/design in web/mobile tech, IoT, freelancing, investing or working with people in that space. Through the Silicon Beach Fellowship, everyone from the Silicon Beach community is invited to apply to the Melbourne Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well ($1599 value).

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Silicon Beach Fellowship for the Melbourne Autumn 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by September 6, 2016, using this link.

Grant: The recipient of the Silicon Beach Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.

Click here to apply for the Silicon Beach Fellowship.

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General Standards

General Standards

Rohan Wallace

Mentor Progress Review

Melbourne Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you present the business entering the last few weeks of the program? Is the presentation compelling? Can the business scale? How viable is the financial model? Is the plan to build the business realistic? Is the product or offering planned out well? Can the business generate revenue? What needs to be improved for the business to be successful?

Present your progress for feedback.
2014-07-23, 06:30 PM


Remco Marcelis
Virtual CFO

virtual CFO | VC | Entrepreneurial Educator | Interested in disrupting companies, Digital Health, Bitcoin Virtuosity ( | Future Capital Bitcoin Fund ( He has been a CFO/COO for innovative technology/cleantech busines...

Marty Andrews
Co-Founder & CEO, Cogent

Marty has been a software professional for over 15 years in Australia, working in consulting roles for many of the local big corporates in that time. Agile development methodologies piqued his interest early in his working life, which framed his career and lead to him co-...

Mark Hendrickson
CEO and Co-founder, Side Racket

I'm CEO at, a place for skilled people to find each other, kick-off projects and do more of what they love. My background is in Digital at NAB, Melbourne Coffee Review and a number of other startups. I’m also involved in projects like and ...

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