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Stone & Chalk Adelaide 2019-07-03T12:11:41+10:00

ENABLING THE INDUSTRIES OF TOMORROW

Stone & Chalk is not just a co-working space, we’re Australia’s home of entrepreneurship. We bring the best start-ups, scaleups and corporates together to scale ideas and make success happen.

In 2015, we opened our doors and became the centre of gravity for Fintech in Australia. Today, we facilitate the growth of industries critical to the future of Australia and are proud to be launching a world class innovation hub at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide.

Why South Australia?

South Australia is one of the world’s best places to live. We also want to make it one of the world’s best places to start and grow world leading technology companies.

Powered by FIXE, the Future Industries eXchange for Entrepreneurship, Stone & Chalk has partnered with the South Australian Government to develop and launch a world class innovation precinct at Lot Fourteen.

There are exciting changes taking place in South Australia – changes that are transforming the economic landscape and providing unprecedented opportunities for businesses in areas such as;

Stone & Chalk at Lot Fourteen will give startups the resources and community they need to scale up and succeed. We will be supported by The Office of the South Australian Chief Entrepreneur as well as the newly formed Entrepreneurship Advisory Board.

Why Join Stone & Chalk?

Stone & Chalk was founded to support the highest quality Fintechs through their growth journey. We have an established centre of gravity for the entrepreneurial ecosystem and have a proven track record of scaling startups.

We believe in start ups, we believe in people and we believe that together we can lead the charge in developing a world leading innovation ecosystem in Adelaide.

Stone & Chalk is an independent not-for-profit that does not take equity in startups and puts your success first. We offer access to all the key elements needed to support startups in their growth journey.

The little extras

Stone & Chalk innovators love the little extras. From 24/7 access to our innovation hubs in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, to high speed WI-FI, unlimited meeting rooms, great coffee and outstanding end of trip facilities, our spaces are designed to make you as productive as possible.

Why Join The Start Up Hub?

Joining Stone & Chalk as a start up you’ll be stepping into a thriving, collaborative ecosystem that exists to support highly skilled entrepreneurs. You’ll have access to rich external networks and relationships, nationally and internationally with our bespoke Mentor Program, focus on a Professional Development, Innovation Programs, Talent initiatives, Investor Engagement and thought leadership activities.

As an innovation hub, we give the best chance of commercialising technological start up ideas beating 75% failure rate given to all start ups. Instead, we are proud of the high 80% success rate for Stone & Chalk residents.

Since our launch in 2015, Stone & Chalk has expanded across 3 locations in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, home to over 600 residents in 142 start ups, supported by 27 corporate partners.

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Testimonials

Stone & Chalk was the obvious choice as a strategic innovation partner to help South Australia stake its claim in the innovation age

STEVEN MARSHALL, PREMIER OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Stone & Chalk are one of the most important partners. The people & the organisations they represent are mission critical for Australia’s future prosperity.

MAILE CARNEGIE, GROUP EXECUTIVE, ANZ DIGITAL BANKING

News and Events

With three incredible innovation hubs across Australia – Stone & Chalk is a premier venue for leading events across Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. From masterclasses and skill studios to fireside chats and cocktail functions, we host hundreds of events that are open to the public every year.

Stone & Chalk events include highly curated programs aimed at supporting startups with the knowledge, expertise and connections they need to make success happen.

Interested in attending an event at Stone & Chalk? Join the mailing list and look out for upcoming news and events.

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Why you should apply

If you’re thinking “should I?” then the answer is emphatically “YES”. Here’s a few reasons why you should apply. 

Timeline

All of the important dates and information about what’s happening, when.

5 March 2018

Applications Open

Applications for the Insurtech Program open

12 – 15 March 2018

Roadshows

Roadshows in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney answer all of your questions

30 March 2018

Applications Close

Applications for the program close. Don’t miss out!

2 April 2018

Shortlisting

We review all applications and shortlist applicants

16 April 2018

Bootcamp

Bootcamp begins in Sydney

23 April 2018

Accelerator Begins

The 5 week accelerator program gets under way in Sydney

Roadshows

The Insurtech Program Roadshows will be held in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior executives from our Program Partners – Hall & Wilcox, QBE & TAL as well as our Program supporter EY – in attendance. The roadshows will be an excellent opportunity to approach the Program Partners directly and ask questions about the problem statements. This will ensure you get the most out of the Program and help you determine whether you should apply.

BRISBANE – 12 MARCH

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MELBOURNE – 14 MARCH

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SYDNEY – 15 MARCH

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FAQs

Have questions? We have answers.

What type of companies can apply to join Stone & Chalk at Lot Fourteen? 2019-06-19T23:11:42+10:00

Stone & Chalk supports technology startups and scaleups that are building scalable technology driven products or platforms. Typically our residents are focused on business model validation and customer growth

Do you only support fintech startups? 2019-06-19T23:12:29+10:00

Our focus in Adelaide is on high growth future industries – some examples of these include propositions powered by Big Data and Artificial Intelligence as well as startups in areas such as Defence and Space. Not sure if your startup qualifies? Drop us a line.

I’m a tech freelancer/consulting firm. Do I qualify to be based at Stone & Chalk? 2019-06-19T23:13:35+10:00

Unfortunately Stone & Chalk only offers resident membership to startups that are building their own technology product or platform. If you are a freelancer or consultant we encourage you to sign up to the mailing list, attend events and look out for future opportunities to get involved in the community

What facilities are available for startups at Lot Fourteen? 2019-06-19T23:14:37+10:00

As a Stone & Chalk resident at Lot Fourteen, you will have access to a thriving community and the resources you need to scale up and succeed. Membership includes access to a dedicated desk, GigCity Internet, printing, mail service, unlimited meeting room access as well as a series of events and programs. More detail on the facilities will be available closer to launch.

How much does it cost? 2019-06-19T23:15:48+10:00

We expect dedicated desks to cost $280+GST a month and secure office desks to cost $380+GST per desk per month

When will you open? 2019-06-19T23:17:00+10:00

We are currently on track to open in October this year

I’m interested. How do I apply? 2019-06-19T23:18:00+10:00

Great! Simply fill in the application form. We will be inviting startups to pitch.

I don’t work in a startup, but want to be involved in the community. Where should I start? 2019-06-25T23:09:12+10:00

A good starting point is to join our mailing list and attend one of the many events that will be held at Lot Fourteen. Further opportunities for mentors, investors and corporates will be shared later in the year.

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