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Program and Networks

2022 Founders' Program

A program for entrepreneurs and start-up founders delivered online. The Founders' Program in 2022 is made possible by support from Dolby, Copyright Agency and The Studio.

Pitch Lab

The Hollywood inspired pitch has become a yardstick by which investors globally judge the fitness and readiness of a founding team for investment, energy and maybe even money. Cost for 1 participant: $299 + GST. Additional team member (from the same startup): 50% off ticket: $149 + GST

Investor Network

Quarterly "Pitch to Investors" evenings, featuring curated market-ready startups and scaleups from The Studio and its wider networks, pitching for investment.

Women's Network

Quarterly events built around a theme or topic, featuring female tech startup founders and entrepreneurs.


The Studio runs internship programs with UNSW, AFTRS and Redhill Education. Students get hands on experience with rapidly growing startups working with new technologies.


Become a volunteer to learn more about the startup ecosystem and gain valuable work experience and knowledge. Commitment is a minimum of 2 days a week for 12 weeks.

Sustainability Matters

A network focused on sustainable businesses and practices, impact investment and related topics. More Information coming soon.

Sydney Culture Network

The Studio is a founding member of the Sydney Culture Network, a core group of cultural institutions and creative sector organisations working together to make Sydney a global leader in valuing culture.

Weekly Webinars with Q&A

Join us each Tuesday and Thursday at midday to hear from Founders, Business, Industry & subject matter experts.

The 2020 Founders' Program was made possible by the generous support of The City of Sydney, Cultural Sector Resilience.

Resident Only Programs, included as part of your membership

Founders Circle

A monthly discussion where founders and co-founders ask questions, share experiences and discuss challenges.

Experts in Residence

Our new team of experts in residence - coming soon.


Specialised workshops led by our partners and sponsors from industry, business and the technology sectors.


Specialised masterclasses led by thought leaders and industry specialists.

Office Hours

One-on-one meetings with reputable and vetted advisors from the legal, accounting, business and marketing sectors.

Mentor Program

Curated engagement program with selected partners and sponsors of The Studio. Gain insights from a technical, business or creative perspective.

Image Credits

Women's Network : Photo from The Studio.
Investor Network : Video from The Studio.
Environmental Matters: mycola from Getty Images Pro.
Others : City of Melbourne / That Startup Show / Photographer Wren Steiner / Sydney Culture Network.

Founding Partners and Sponsors