Start-up or scale-up? Welcome to Wollongong

Have you got a big idea you want to see come to life, and are looking for the right place to make it happen?

Or maybe you’re in the tech industry and want to be amongst like-minded professionals while growing your business?

The start-up and scale-up scene in Wollongong could be just what you’re looking for.

Check out the supportive community growing around startups and scale-ups in Wollongong, connecting the city's technical, creative and entrepreneurial talent.

Why Wollongong?

Wollongong is home to a growing number of successful tech companies serving markets around the world, and it’s easy to see why. Choose Wollongong as your base and you can:

  • Find the right staff with access to a large pool of educated and experienced ICT workers.
  • Get the support you need from like-minded peers through groups like Siligong Valley, a local network of 1000+ ICT industry professionals who meet up monthly.
  • Easily service customers worldwide thanks to Wollongong’s ideal location, which includes a reliable broadband network, extensive transportation links, and an hours’ drive to Sydney international airport.
  • Advance your ideas and your business through industry research partnerships and collaborations with the University of Wollongong.

Not sure where to start? We’re here to help

The team at Invest Wollongong are here to answer any questions you might have about basing your business in Wollongong. Here are some of the ways we can help:

  • Connect you with key decision-makers and potential business or supply partners.
  • Provide you with information and statistics for your business case to move to Wollongong.
  • Organise personalised tours to key areas of interest.