A free 90-day program to launch your business in Sydney 

Sydney's official landing pad program to help you break into the Australian market.
Accelerate your understanding of Australia, rapidly expand your network and hit the ground running. 
100% free. Funded by City of Sydney.

Entry for 2019 has closed.

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Everything you need to hit the ground running

Get access to 90-days of free co-working space, induction workshops, vetted service providers, visa support and investors in Sydney.

Get an office in the city

You will be based in an open coworking space in Sydney’s central business district.

Shorten your learning-curve

Join workshops and immerse yourself in our community to accelerate your understanding of Australia.

Expand your network 

Become part of an existing community and leverage our network to expand yours. 

Asia Business Summit 2019

Get the chance to present your business in this year's Asia Business Summit in Sydney. 

Why Australia?

Despite a population of only 24 million, Australia is the 13th largest economy in the world and the wealthiest nation per capita.

Its sizeable market, proximity to Asia and multicultural talent pool makes it an ideal market for international companies looking to expand or test new waters. 

The Sydney Landing Pad provides international companies and entrepreneurs with all the resources and connections to understand and unlock all the opportunities Australia has to offer.

A comprehensive program to help you find your feet

The Sydney Landing Pad offers more than free office space in the city.
Join workshops and get introduced to accelerators, government partners, service providers and receive support to apply for a visa.

90 days of free co-working space credits in Chinatown, Sydney

Relevant national and State Government grant programs

Immigration information and support 

Induction workshops 

Introductions to vetted local service providers, investors and mentors

An international community of like-minded entrepreneurs

Introductions to our network of companies, universities and other hubs

Who is this program suited for?

International companies

that wish to relocate their core functions to Sydney, or wish to use Australia as a test market or product development center.

International student entrepreneurs

who intend to grow their business in Australia and would like to receive expert support and guidance.

Applications for April 2019 has closed.

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Country Ambassadors

We are appointing a number of Country Ambassadors to develop bilateral relationships and explain the benefits of the Sydney Landing Pad within startup communities across the world.

Advisory Board

Terry Hilsberg
Innohub Capital
General Partner

Nashid Chowdhury
City of Sydney

International Engagement Manager

Matthew Proft
Jobs for NSW
Client Engagement Manager

Duco van Breemen
Haymarket HQ
General Manager

Do I have to be there for the whole 90 days?

No, but we ask you to attend the induction week. You are free to spend the 90-day coworking credits however you please within a period of one year.

Is this a government program?

No. The program is 100% free and is sponsored by City of Sydney.

Who should I contact to know more?

For any questions, email letschat@sydneylandingpad.com 

Sydney Landing Pad is a co-branded initiative of Haymarket HQ and City of Sydney. All rights reserved by Haymarket HQ ©  2019.