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There has never been a better time to use the tools of business to make a difference.   At Impact Academy we believe that when business growth and positive social and environmental outcomes are implicitly linked, we create significant impact for the future.

Our flagship project is the Impact Accelerator, a 20-week program focused on entrepreneurial learning and enterprise development. This program has been designed and continuously improved over since it was first launched in 2014 to help start-ups, and early-stage impact ventures achieve sustainable and scalable impact.

In 2018, we expanded through the introduction of new themes including a Health Accelerator and Eco Accelerator.  Applications will soon be open for our eleventh cohort and will soon be accepting applications for IA - 11, starting in early 2024. 

Dream Bold, Deliver Outcomes, Change Tomorrow




Since being established in late 2014, Impact Academy has had the privilege of working with 108 impact ventures to design, develop, launch, fund and grow their businesses.

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We strive to educate and nurture the best impact ventures graduating from the Impact Accelerator.


We coach enterprises to be locally passionate, globally aware, design-centric, product pragmatic, revenue generating and built for scale.


Most importantly, we help design and implement clear and tangible outcome models that are integral to the way their business is oriented.


We have a tonne of fun along the way.

ideal initial investment - time, energy, experience

200 + hours of value


Accelerator Workshops

Detailed workshops by expert facilitators who are leaders in their field.


Coaching Support

Weekly direct coaching with the Impact Academy and Greater Outcomes team.


Intern Support

Our Intern Pitch event connects passionate and committed contributors with genuine skills and expertise to work on your enterprise.


Community Events

Entrepreneur Dinners with successful guest entrepreneurs, regular pitch events, social events with alumni and group activities focused on health and wellness.


Mentor Sessions

Knowledge is power and mostly comes from experience. We’ve seen ‘mentoring’ initiatives done lots of ways not so well. We do it a little different, with the aim to gain significant value for both enterprises and mentors.

the program, our process, your outcomes as an impact venture



Online Application and Pitch Process. 


successful applicants offered accelerator positions

  • Impact Venture Accelerator
  • Eco Accelerator
  • Health & Wellness Accelerator

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20 week accelerator program


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Pitch Night


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Scalable enterprises creating sustainable outcomes.

the enterprises

#ThisIsAConversationStarter. Built tough so you don't have to be.
The mindful wealth movement.
Feel Good, Give Back, Inspire Change. Providing a bridge for vulnerable and homeless youth to access...
 Words with heart is an eco-friendly stationary and printery social enterprise that funds women's and girls' education projects.
This multiple award winning charitable company design their own passion projects and campaigns to change the world.
Make Good On Your Goals. Promise or Pay helps you stick to your goals by putting your money on the line for charity...
Boomerang Bags work to reduce the use of plastic bags by engaging local communities to build bags out of recycled materials...
A new technology for ancient cultures...

upcoming accelerators


health accelerator

Are you an entrepreneur wanting to disrupt the health industry in any of these sectors: e-Health, Medical Technology, Medical Device, Detection/ Prevention Technology, Health System Software, Mental Health, Wellness and Mindfulness Ventures? This program is designed to enable the development of health innovations, deliver world-class medical devices, services, technology and/or platforms to improve people’s lives. 
Dream Bold, Deliver Outcomes and let’s Change Tomorrow.

Details of the application process and eligibility criteria are outlined on the application form.


eco accelerator

Are you striving to make changes in climate tech, decarbonisation, renewable energy generation / storage / distribution, circular economy, regenerative agriculture, future of food and conservation?
We have reached a tipping point of non-acceptance around many behaviours that are unsustainable.
Large environmental problems require solutions at scale and we now have collective demand to tackle these issues. This accelerator program will specialise in building scalable solutions to ensure we can all live in safe, resilient and sustainable communities.

Details of the application process and eligibility criteria are outlined on the application form.

social enterprise

social enterprise accelerator

Is your entrepreneurial product designed for Youth, Seniors, Indigenous, Disability, Refugee/Migrants, Digital Fundraising/Philanthropy, or Housing? Then this is the program for you. The Social Enterprise accelerator has been designed to support global change makers that are restless with the status quo and understand the prospect of outcomes achieved through business.

Details of the application process and eligibility criteria are outlined on the application form.

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