Deloitte Australia


The Deloitte Founder Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary Deloitte Employee applicant from the Deloitte Australia Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Sydney Founder Institute for free. The recipients will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.

The Sydney Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Deloitte Australia, the brand under which thousands of professionals across a network of member firms collaborate to provide audit, economics, financial advisory, human capital, tax and technology services. Through the Deloitte Founder Fellowship, everyone from the Deloitte Australia community is invited to apply to the Sydney 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 (valued at $1,375 for startup founders, and $6,000 for corporate founders).

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Deloitte Founder Fellowship for the Sydney Autumn 2016 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by February 28, 2016 using this link.

Grant: The recipients of the Deloitte Founder Fellowship will be awarded within 3 days after the deadline.

Click here to apply for the Deloitte Founder Fellowship.

Application Deadline Extended! Still Time Left to Apply to the Sydney Founder Institute

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-09-07

Join us this Spring and launch a company with the Sydney Founder Institute!

Due to a large surge in applications in Sydney, the Final Application Deadline has been extended until 11:59pm this Sunday, September 8th. If you or someone you know could benefit from expert training and feedback to launch a technology startup in Sydney, then click here to apply today.

Through the Founder Institute's part-time, four month program, existing and prospective founders can launch their dream company with expert training, feedback, and support from experienced startup CEOs - while not being required to quit their day job.

In less than four years of operation, the Founder Institute has helped launch over 800 companies across 45 cities and six continents, and we are excited to continue helping entrepreneurs launch startups in Australia.

The Sydney chapter will be led by Benjamin Chong (Partner at the Sydney Seed Fund) and Tom Frazier (CTO of HotHouse Interactive).

Expected Mentors for the program include; 

  • Adam Benson, Director, Recognition PR
  • Adam Long, Strategist, Step Change Marketing
  • Adeo Ressi, CEO,
  • Alec Lynch, Managing Director, DesignCrowd
  • Andrew Rogers, Managing Director, Anchor
  • Andrew Campbell, Co-founder, goCatch
  • Ari Klinger, Partner, Right Click Capital
  • Ashton Bishop, Head of Strategy, Step Change Marketing
  • Bart Jellema, Founder, ZeroMail 
  • Benjamin Chong, Partner, Right Click Capital
  • Bjorn Behrendt, Managing Director and Co-Founder, StyleTread
  • Chaz Dheer, Lead Corporate Counsel, Marque
  • Christian Magel, Founder & CMO, amaysim Australia
  • Conrad Yiu, Principal, Arden Point
  • Daniel Ringrose, Intrapreneurial Change Consultant, Future Results
  • David Jones, Founder, StreetHawk
  • Dean McEvoy, Investor / Startup Mentor
  • Garry Visontay, General Partner, Sydney Seed Fund 
  • Jeffrey Cooper, General Manager, Step Change Marketing
  • Justus Hammer, Non-Executive Director, Tempurer
  • Matt Allen, Director, DevLogic
  • Nathan Mattock, Partner, Marque Lawyers
  • Nic Lowe, Co-Founder, GoGet
  • Phil Morle, Director, Pollenizer
  • Roby Sharon Zipser, CFO, hipages Group
  • Sebastien Eckersley Maslin, Director, BlueChilli
  • Soren Harner, Vice President Engineering, BigCommerce
  • Tim Fung, CEO, AirTasker
  • Tom Frazier, CTO, HotHouse Interactive
  • and many more to be announced.


The program is open to existing and prospective technology founders of all kinds - with or without an idea, young or old, and with a full-time job or unemployed.

We hope you will join us in Sydney and launch a company in 2013.


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