Who are we?
Catalysr is a pre-accelerator for early stage startups. We run intensive entrepreneurship programs for high-performing migrant and refugee entrepreneurs - aka Migrapreneurs - who want to find success in Australia by building their own tech startup.
Catalysr is a place for people with fresh ideas who are ready to dream, to work hard and to challenge themselves to bring their big ideas to life.
Join a community of hackers, engineers, hustlers, scientists, thinkers, marketers, business moguls and do'ers in our collective vision to disrupt Australia.
Our mission is to support migrapreneurs and help create 10,000 jobs in the next 10 years!
The following organisations have supported us and continue to work with us in our mission to empower our new migrapreneurs to flourish.
Since 2016, we've supported 66 migrapreneurs.
They have created 15 businesses and counting.
Catalysr community includes 500+ professionals, advisors and investors.
- ABC Lateline: No job, no worries: Migrants mentored on how to start their own businesses
- The Australian: Millennial leviathan awakes destined to be square
- SBS News: Empowering Migrants to Rise to the Top of Business
Huffington Post: Isolation and Loneliness: Understanding the Migrant Experience
The Conversation: Refugees are helping others in their situation as social entrepreneurs
SBS News: Engineering a Koshari Business