Startup Onramp

Advance Queensland has partnered with Startup Onramp to provide regional entrepreneurs with access to Startup Onramp's training and mentoring programs.

Startup Onramp is a leading provider of training and mentoring programs for startups. It equips first-time startup founders with essential skills to launch and grow their startup and gives them the knowledge, skills and connections they need to succeed.

Startup Onramp offers two programs designed for entrepreneurs who are in the first couple of years of their startup journey, including anyone exploring a startup idea with global potential.

Founders Course

The Startup Onramp Founders Course is an online, video-based course to show you how to start a startup and maximise its chances of success.

The self-paced course:

  • comprises eight hours of online content packed with practical, actionable insights, plus an online support community
  • is delivered by Colin Kinner, one of Australia’s most experienced startup mentors
  • features 20 in-depth case studies with experienced founders, investors and subject matter experts
  • can be taken by itself or as a precursor to the more comprehensive mentor-led 12-week Pre-Accelerator program.

Applications are now open, visit Startup Onramp to find out more.

Regional Entrepreneurs 

Entrepreneurs in regional Queensland can apply for the Founders Course at no cost, thanks to a partnership with Advance Queensland and Startup Onramp. Applications for fully-funded regional places are now open, visit the website to find out more.


The Startup Onramp Pre-Accelerator is a 12-week part-time program that comprises workshops led by expert facilitators, plus weekly individual mentoring sessions, and culminates in a pitch night in which all participants pitch their startup and share their learnings with fellow entrepreneurs.

The Startup Onramp Pre-Accelerator is available at locations across Queensland.

Applications are now open, visit Startup Onramp to find out more.