It would be very cool if we had a Y Combinator in Australia, but we don’t. It has been tried and it has failed. We just don’t have the investment ecosystem to support it yet. We are a long way off the possibility of a hyper-competitive angel ecosystem causing a super angel conspiracy in Australia.
Pollenizer and the awesome community around us, have been noodling away for years to find away to get startups started in Australia and I think we’ve got there. At least, we have a prototype that seems to be working. Here’s a video, that describes how we do it.
We’ll tell you more about Launchpad soon.