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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.

Unreasonable Belief + Science Great startup founders have a conflict. In order to succeed, great founders need an 'unreasonable belief' that their business will succeed. They are great at telling stories (to themselves and others) which emphasise the positive over the negative while their fragile new business model gains its strength. Unreasonable belief refuses the possibility of failure to push the business through times when failure is exactly where it is trending. But here's the conflict. Alone, this is also what leads

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You did your homework. You have preliminary evidence that your idea works on a small scale, and now you are determined to build something that resembles a fully functional, high fidelity prototype. You hire an engineer to lead product development, and you set a hard deadline to release "the app" in just a few weeks, if not days. But what happens during the design process? You are confused, you don't know exactly what to build.

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Discovering new innovation is now the whole company's job, not a special role for an elite few. The competitive landscape is changing so fast that innovation needs to be in every cell of the company's organism. Innovating requires: The permission to fail The permission to experiment rather than pretend you can get there first time A culture that is comfortable with uncertainty These are the hard things, even for a startup, to give to the people in a company.

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