Since 2013, SBE Australia, has helped female founders access the tools, expertise, networks and knowledge to help them build and scale global, sustainable businesses in high growth industries.

As a not-for-profit community, the success you enjoy thanks to our programs, is how we measure ours.

We understand that female founders often face a unique set of challenges, in addition to those common to entrepreneurs. Our programs are designed to help you overcome the gender bias and establish the foundations for long term success.

Based on the model of our sister organisation; Springboard Enterprises, the SBE Australia by Springboard Enterprises Tech and Life Sciences Programs and the E3: Empower, Evolve, Escalate program plus events in Sydney, Melbourne, Wagga Wagga, Perth and Brisbane, will help you deliver your vision by connecting you with the resources, knowledge, influencers and investors who can help.

In a world where it seems everyone is talking startups and incubators, we’re doing.


What can SBE Australia do for you?

The alumnae of the SBE Australia by Springboard Enterprises Program and its trusted global community have a track record that proves the foundations for success can be learned and fostered through our expert support programs and network.

Our global network of experts include our impressive alumnae, our dedicated Australian Board, an extensive Advisory pool of key business influencers, SBE Australia State Executive committees, and a nationwide network of corporate and government leaders, successful entrepreneurs, and investors.

  • Develop the skills, knowledge, mind-set and the right connections to accelerate your growth.

  • Build long-term relationships focused on you and your needs, instead of having a short-term vision focused on a company or a single deal;

  • Cement strong foundations in marketing, technology, team building and leadership;

  • Overcome the gender bias with access to a vetted network of key influencers, investors and business leaders, from both the US and Australia;

  • Gain the confidence to take the vital leap towards growth and global success.

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The SBE Australia by Springboard Enterprises Program is invaluable in preparing budding entrepreneurs for the capital raising process. The experience, mentoring and network were all positive benefits and contributed to our $1.23M fundraising.
— Deb Noller | Co-founder & CEO, Switch Automation