Melbourne Angels is the lead investor partner for Australia with the Startup Blink Global Startup Ecosystem Index. Our group has been leading the growth of the startup ecosystem in Victoria as one of the most active startup investors longer than anyone.
Australia remains in the top 10 global startup ecosystemsStartup Blink Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 – issued 16 June 2021
Despite Australia dropping two spots to #9, Melbourne continued to climb the rankings reaching #39 globally as a leading city ecosystem. Ranked 24th globally for performance in fintech, 33rd globally for performance in the Energy & Environment sector and 35th globally for performance in Ecommerce and Retail.
Melbourne Angels is a significant contributor to the performance of the ecosystem as evidenced by success story Rome2Rio being ranked 3rd in Australia, 4th in Oceania and 163rd globally. Other Melbourne Angels portfolio companies to feature include YouLive to Travel, Capricorn Power and FirstStep.