Join the Circular Hub,
an accelerator program for circular economy startups

Join our first Circular Hub accelerator cohort, and be supported by Australia’s largest entrepreneurship community! Designed in collaboration with Boomerang Labs and City of Sydney to support early-stage founders building inspiring circular economy solutions.

Applications are now closed. 🌏

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What is a circular economy?

The circular economy is a resilient system which tackles global issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss, waste and pollution, by utilising three principles: eliminate waste and pollution; circulate products and materials; and regenerate nature (Ellen Macarthur Foundation).

Until now, very few startup programs have focused exclusively on supporting founders who are innovating with circular solutions.

That’s why Fishburners have partnered up with Boomerang Labs and City of Sydney to launch the Circular Hub, a 12-week, no-fee, no-equity accelerator program designed to support ambitious circular founders.

Who are we looking for?

  • solo founders/co-founders/founding teams
  • circular business model
  • industry agnostic
  • tech agnostic
  • have a Minimum Viable Product
  • Sydney-based


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What's Included?

The Circular Hub, made up of 12 founders or teams building circular startups will receive:

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accelerator program designed for circular startups

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1-1 and small group coaching and mentoring from curated pool of experts

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24 / 7 startup support via The Fishburners Founders Hub

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Opportunity to pitch at Demo Day, to an audience of investors, industry experts, potential partners and customers

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Community and network of entrepreneurs innovating for a better world

Application and Program Timeline 2023

Fri 7 July

Applications open

Sun 30 July

Application close 5pm

Monday 7 August

Applicants notified of outcome

Monday 21 August

Program Induction

Friday 10 November

Demo Day

Curious about other circular startups which have been at Fishburners or Boomerang Labs?