Investing in Exceptional Founders

Fintech, Data and Artificial Intelligence

Australia’s Leading Fintech, Data and Artificial Intelligence Accelerator

Founded in 2013 by brothers Ben and Toby Heap, H2 Ventures is an early stage venture capital firm based in Sydney, Australia. We bring together talented entrepreneurs, investors and forward-thinking thought leaders in the world of technology enabled disruption. We invest exclusively through our 20-Week Startup Accelerator.

Our Portfolio

Accelerate Your Startup

We’ll enrich your team spirit, feed your entrepreneurial savviness, accelerate your learning curve, challenge your pivoting skills, grow your network and open doors to some of the most important and interesting players in town. We are hands on. We are active. We are dedicated to seeing our companies succeed.

The Opportunity

Investment

A 10% equity stake for a 100k investment

Program Length

20 weeks of high-intensity training

Location

A seat for your team at the Sydney Startup Hub

Our teams benefit from

Sessions

Hone the skills you’ll need from pitching to leadership and talent acquisition

Access to Capital

Pitch in front of investors at H2Expo and in 1-1 meetings with selected VC’s

Partner Resources

From cloud credits to the full setup of business and accounting framework

Hands on Feedback

Test your business model and approach, from start to product market fit, in real time, to get you there faster

$100K

Split into $50k cash and $50k in services, set up this way to claim government grants

The H2 Network

Founders, investors and experts who are passionate about sharing experiences, skills and networks

What does the program look like

Week 1 
H2X intensive education

Week 10 
Demo Night pitch

Week 20 
End of Program H2Expo

Monday
All in standUP meeting

Wednesday
Fortnightly investor pitches

Friday
Monthly product demos

Everyday Mentoring and Support from the H2 Ventures team and your H2 Accelerator cohort

The Selection Process

Applications are open all year round so you can apply at any time.

Stage 1: A simple online application. 

Stage 2: Complete a more detailed questionnaire along with a team video.

Stage 3: Participate in a Skype interview with the H2 Team.

Stage 4: Face to face interviews (or on Skype for remote teams).

Selection Criteria

 

Founding team of one to four people. We do take solo founders!

 

Founders are committed to working on the business full-time.

 

Have an idea in the fintech, data, analytics, AI or related spaces.

 

Able to be in Sydney for the H2X week and if based in Sydney, the 20 week program.

From our Founders

550Total Companies
2790Founders & Employees
250M+Total Funding
2000k+Customers

Mentors

Partners