Welcome to StartUp Central Victoria

Inspiring and supporting startups through free

Building a collaborative ecosystem with


Aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs from the Loddon, Campaspe, City of Greater Bendigo, Mount Alexander, Central Goldfields and Macedon Ranges Local Government Areas are eligible to participate in a suite of free opportunities to grow their business ideas.

Following a successful pilot project in 2021-22, a Consortium led by Clear Dynamics received funding from LaunchVic to continue the program activities. Consortium members include the Be.Bendigo, Bendigo Telco, City of Greater Bendigo, Committee for Echuca Moama, Emporium Creative Hub and Macedon Ranges Council. The program is supported by all local government areas in the Loddon Campaspe region. 

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Events and programs

Screenshot 2022-12-21 at 16-03-36 Emporium Creative Hub Incubator — Emporium Creative Hub


Find a variety of events and networking opportunities for your startup and connect with like-minded individuals. Enhance your startup journey and build meaningful connections in the industry.



Stay informed on the latest developments of our accelerator program. Find out more about to be a part of the exciting opportunities offered by the program.



On Sunday 23 June, 30 teams comprising 39 enterprising individuals commenced their pre-accelerator journey. During a three-month intense focus on their startup idea, participants