ClubsTHRIVE is open to all stage businesses.
Are you an early stage business with national aspirations?
Do you have unique insight to solve a big problem?
The ClubsTHRIVE Accelerator fast-tracks your business development to get you in market and investor-ready in 12 weeks.
Are you a Startup?
Clubs NSW has partnered with Slingshot to deliver a 12-week program designed to produce the business model, traction and investment you need to succeed. If you’re selected into the program in just 12 weeks ClubsNSW and Slingshot will help you to validate your business model, confirm you are developing a product or service customers want, build a minimum viable product (MVP) and demonstrate progress to advisors and investors.
The 12-week intensive curriculum covers:
- Business modelling
- Traction and customer insights
- Branding and marketing
- Financial modelling
- Pitch coaching
- Raising capital
Are you already in the market with product fit, customers and investment but want access to a large trusted corporate partner to help you scale quickly? ClubsTHRIVE can provide access to ClubsNSW’s 3 million members to help you rapidly scale.
The aim of the Scaleup program is to achieve a commercial agreement to take your business proposition or product to the expansive Clubs NSW membership without full-time commitment to a 12-week accelerator.
Are you a Scaleup?
A Scaleup business already has a product with market fit, customers, recurring revenue and early investment but want to collaborate with a large corporate to help you scale quickly.
The ClubsTHRIVE Scaleup program matches you with key decision makers to expedite your path to a commercial agreement with ClubsNSW.
Your eligibility will be judged on the following criteria:
- Your business aligns to one of the ClubsTHRIVE themes
- You are late seed and Series A+
- You have an exceptional, committed and experienced team
- You have a differentiated product in market, existing customer base with recurring revenue
- You are seeking a national partnership to scale
- You are capable of delivering a solution to Clubs NSW within 3 months of commencing the program
- You have demonstrable traction (ARR of >$500K, growing 100%+ YoY)
Given ClubsNSW’s deep connection to community matters and projects, there is opportunity for not-for-profits, social and community projects to apply. If your project aligns to one of the program themes and there is a potential commercial fit, then you have the opportunity to receive funding of up to $10,000 as well as access to the program curriculum and activities. You also have the potential to leverage all the other program value such as mentors, media, branding and connections.