South Australia Venture Capital Fund

Funding is available for local early-stage entrepreneurs and companies to stimulate economic activity and job creation.
Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

Funding amounts will vary depending on your circumstances.

Who is this for?

SA entrepreneurs and companies.


Investment is available to high growth and export potential companies that have demonstrated a market for their product or service.

The SA venture capital fund aims to:

  • enable innovative South Australian ventures to secure funding and accelerate growth into national and global markets, stimulating economic activity and job creation
  • strengthen the competitiveness of local early-stage entrepreneurs and companies to attract private sources of co-investment from national and international investors
  • earn a commercial rate of return for investors, including the South Australian Government, and commensurate with industry standards for early-stage venture capital funds.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be able to demonstrate a market for their product or service
  • have either commenced generating revenue or can demonstrate customer validation and evidence a route to revenue generation
  • hold less than $250 million in assets
  • not be a publicly listed company, unless that company will be delisted within 12 months of the investment being made
  • have 50% of their assets and 50% of their staff located within SA during a period that ends 12 months from the initial investment date.

Funding is not available to companies whose predominant activity is:

  • property development or land ownership
  • finance (other than finance technologies)
  • insurance (other than insurance technologies)
  • construction (other than construction technologies)
  • passive income investing.

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