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Pollenizer builds incubation and acceleration programs that help entrepreneurs and big companies all over the world get started with high growth, tech-powered businesses. We call this 'startup science'.

DIY Incubation for Entrepreneurs

DIY incubation for entrepreneurs that want to drive themselves to success.

“Wow! The investment in a Pollenizer course pays for itself 10 times over by saving wasted time, effort & development costs. You’ll leave the course maniacally focussed on what it is you need to do next, which is priceless!” Dan Lamb // Entrepreneur

We’ve started lots of companies and now we’ve created products that can help you get started better. Whether you are still coming up with an idea, or chasing down product/market fit, we can help.


Startups & Big Companies

As Australia's first digital incubator, we have developed the experience and expertise as well as a powerful network of contacts across Asia Pacific to guide startups and large corporations in their journey to innovation and success.

Lean enterprise. Fast, edgy and gutsy. Products and programs for big companies to keep up.

“21st century corporate survival requires companies to continually create a new set of businesses by inventing new business models.” David Butler
VP Innovation and Entrepreneurship // Coca-Cola

Find out how Pollenizer is helping big companies like Coca-Cola and Singtel to systematically create new business models and bring entrepreneurial drive to big companies.

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Startup Science Newsletter

A weekly dose of startup science.

Looking at businesses like Facebook from the outside can send a message that it is OK to build something awesome and figure out the monetisation later. Please don't do that with your startup. I have a couple of times, and it is painful. On both occasions we worked very hard on early stage concepts only to discover that it would always be very challenging to make money. Here's how I like to work on REVENUE and COSTS cells

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My life as a theatre director was not that different to my life as a startup founder.  Both lives require me to make something from nothing with too few resources. Both require me to draw on my creativity. In both I get blocked. Stuck. Paralysed. What is the right next move? Is this good enough? In the arts we accept creative block as a challenge to be overcome with discipline and process. In business and

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The impossible opportunity On the other side of my time as CTO at Kazaa I was offered an incredible opportunity to be Entrepreneur in Residence for a Silicon Valley VC. Phase 1: I was proud and ecstatic. "Dream opportunity. Build what I want. Wow!" Phase 2: Panic. "Oh shit. I can't think of anything" And there I stayed. I let the need for a golden idea get in my way of starting. I didn't start. Walt Disney

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