Our pre-acceleration program delivers you hands-on training and collaborative workshops that require your full commitment. Your main outcome upon completion is a hatched startup idea.

We hope to create a cycle of learning, growing and mentoring between entrepreneurs in our community, which we believe will encourage more meaningful connections to develop between the startups around us.
We run our programs in our innovation hub & coworking office. This space is home to our resident startups and the location of many events for entrepreneurs and startups throughout the year, which means you really get to see how everything works and connect with us in more ways than one.

Hatch it

In this workshop, you will work with experienced mentors who are dedicated to unearthing the most justified and actionable version of your startup idea to date.

  • Start any time
  • One-on-one
  • 4 weeks period

  • Brainstorming techniques

    Workshop your idea and discover some innovative approaches that will improve your thinking process and ability to analyse your idea and then enhance it.

  • Test your idea

    Start analysing your idea by using different approaches and methods, and then brainstorm ways to improve it.

  • Business design

    Match your idea to a business canvas to cover the most important aspects of your startup idea.

  • Research approaches

    Learn which research approaches to effectively and efficiently collect data on your startup, then implement them.

  • Industry expert

    Organise your findings so far and connect with an industry specialist who will give you their feedback on your business idea.

  • Soft Prototyping

    Create an early sample of your product to test the concept in the real world.

  • Initial business planning

    In this stage, we will guide you through the steps to writing your initial business plan; a plan that you will continue to refer to as you make progress towards your major goals.

  • Preliminary Pitch deck preparation

    Presenting your key message and timeline to investors is precisely what the focus of this stage will be.

  • Pitching and presentation technique

    Public speaking is a skill that can be acquired by learning the techniques and methods behind it. Most entrepreneurs aim to nail this and you can too.

Projected Outcomes

Implement smart and effective thinking processes
Use available resources and learnt concepts to make informed decisions and build your startup dea
Develop the ability to generate innovative startup ideas within a structured plan

“I recently attended the Hatching course to validate a startup idea of mine. I was impressed by the structured and well thought out validation process. Matt and Aiman who ran the course are experienced and professional providing a good blend of enthusiasm to understand the concept whilst also pressure testing the idea by challenging the underlying assumptions.”

Neil Naidoo


Be curious and ask more

At Hatch Quarter we love to ask and we get excited when you ask as much as us. Here are some questions we thought you may think of with some responses.

I think I’ve already have validated my business idea. Can you help me with my valid idea?

Yes, our consulting services don’t have prerequisites as such. We’re happy to work around your needs. It’s always a good idea to have an initial meeting with us to discuss your current situation if you’re unsure where to begin.

I am not sure if I should invest my time and money into my idea. What should I do?

One of the benefits of our ideation program is that it will help you to figure out if your idea is viable, and worth your personal and financial investment.

I’m currently working on a full-time basis. Am I going to be able to make the program?

Our program can be delivered to suit your schedule. For example, if you work during normal business hours, we can run the program after-hours or on the weekend for you.

I am not in Melbourne, can I still enrol for this program?

At Hatch Quarter, we have a global reach and attitude. While we believe our courses work best when they’re delivered in person, we’re more than happy to accommodate you and work through the sessions using online channels.

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