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Let's Talk About Stress, Baby

At The Generator we’re mental about founder mental health.

Because we know how stressful startups are, and with 49% of entrepreneurs reporting having one or more mental health conditions, this is clearly a massive problem that needs to be talked about and addressed.

With 54% of people suffering from mental health challenges not seeking support, we’ve decided to take a more active approach to solving this problem. This is why for the first time in Australia, we’ve made wellbeing support a mandatory part of our Accelerator program - for every founder.


Creating A New Beauty Standard

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Her Society, one of The Generator 2019 Accelerator Startups is on a mission to make women’s fashion brands more size inclusive.

With a community of over 16k women on Instagram desperate for more size inclusive brands, Claire Bristow (co-founder and CEO of Her Society) has the drive to transform the women’s fashion industry by introducing a new sizing standard - size inclusive.

Having locked in a handful of reputable clothing and undergarment brands, with many more in the pipeline, initial market signs are positive for Her Society.


Women Empowering Women

When women support each other, incredible things happen.

One of our accelerator startups, Au Pairs for Change, is striving to empower female students from developing countries by connecting them to au pair opportunities with Australian families through an online platform.


The Value of Good Advice

If you’re like so many other founders, you might think that funding is the most valuable part of an accelerator program.

But as important as money is, it’s typically not what leads to startup success.

Real startup success starts with finding product-market fit. If you’re not familiar with what product-market fit is, read this article to find out...

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Pitch, Please!

Each week, the Accelerator program has an underlying theme or topic, and last week was all about pitching.

Last week our Accelerator teams were presented with the incredible opportunity to pitch to Hugh Stephens (Founder and General Partner at Galileo) and Tony Glenning (Fund Manager at Skalata Ventures). Read on to find out how it all went down.

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