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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.

I recently overheard some advice along the lines of, "If the startup thing doesn't work, you can always get a proper job." Initially I was confused. I’ve never thought of working for or with startups as anything but a proper job. Then my second thought was, maybe it’s because of the way startups are perceived. There's a generalisation that all startups are just this: Or that a startup is just a hobby until the founders can escape

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Look before you leap. You want to bring your idea to life and begin the entrepreneur's journey, that's awesome. But before you start, think about what you are willing to give up and how you can maximise your learning within the constraint of your finite resources. Maybe it is the time of year, maybe there is something in the water, maybe it is the impending full moon. I don't know why, but the majority of my recent coffee catch-ups

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One of our new teams is hitting the road to validate their first hypothesis. Fernando Parra is leading our Sydney Lab and gave them this advice. I thought it worth sharing directly in this raw state: best of luck on your interview. This is my advice: Be careful because all validated learning should be coming from *customers*. Experts do have beliefs too! Whatever feels like the most solid idea, treat it as a hypothesis, and

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