Plus Eight Accelerator

A six month program with seed-funding, international immersions, world-class mentorship and business connections to help you scale your business.


We invest in great founders, ideas and teams.

The Plus Eight Accelerator is an initiative of WA's leading startup hub, , bringing together a global network of mentors, investors and partners to support high growth startups.  

Applications are now closed for our 2023 Plus Eight Accelerator program!


More than just seed funding

The Plus Eight Accelerator program provides you with the connections, support and program content to help scale your startup.

Seed Funding
Access to a pool of over $400K+ seedfunding on a convertible SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) note.  Attractive terms for both early and late stage startups.
Mentors and Alumni
As well as Spacecubed's extensive network, you will be connected with alumni, mentors, and global partner network across Silicon Valley, Australia, and into Asia.
Going Global
At Plus Eight we know that global customers are worth 10x.  A core component of the program is to think global and access bigger markets.
Our aim is to make sure that by the time you leave you'll have the connections and support to keep growing fast. 
Up to 6 months of acceleration support and purpose built space for you and your team in the heart of the CBD.
Growth Network
Plus Eight backed by Spacecubed, as well as a range of corporate partners. Benefit from their global networks and expertise.

Join the global Plus Eight network

Since launching in 2017, Plus Eight has invested in and supported, over 60+ Asia-Pac companies in our Perth accelerator.

The Plus Eight accelerator program will connect you with some of the most flourishing innovative ecosystems in the world, where you will be able to build relationships with successful startups, mentors and investors.

Check out our Plus Eight Alumni Network.

Why Plus Eight?

Over sixty percent of the world’s population lives within two hours of Perth’s GMT Plus Eight-time zone. 

This coupled with technology gives WA startups previously unparalleled access to fast-growing global markets.

Be armed with the tools, skills and connections to succeed in your entrepreneurial journey.

Powered by Spacecubed, with Program Partners

Our partners are leaders in their field. They provide investment, powerful industry  expertise and connections.
major partners
BetterLabs are a $23m Venture Fund operating out of Western Australia, who invest in innovative companies led by ambitious people.
Woodside is taking the industry to new frontiers by adopting and developing innovations that build on their strengths - yet challenge current thinking.
Capricorn are Australasia's largest automotive cooperative, who focus on their Members having access to what they need to run a successful business.
Adapt transforms businesses every day to be more resilient, more successful, less dependent on the owners, and wonderful places for people to work.
Vici Ventures, a Visagio company, was born within an award-winning people platform, we are the Venture Partner that takes founders to dare the extraordinary.
Hawaiian is a property company with a difference. Their evolving portfolio spans commercial, retail, hospitality and land development markets.
Jackson McDonald provide fit for purpose solutions for their members, with a team of  trusted advisors with 26 partners and over 150 staff.
DFK Gooding Partners is a leading accounting, taxation and business advisory firm based in Perth, WA. DFK Gooding Partners is a member of DFK International.
community partners