Plus Eight Accelerator

Seed-funding, mentorship and connections to help you scale your startup.


We invest in great founders, ideas and teams.

The Plus Eight accelerator is a partnership between WA's leading startup hub, Spacecubed and Telstra's accelerator, muru-D, bringing a global network of mentors, investors and partners to support high growth startups.


More than just seed funding

The Plus Eight Accelerator provides you with the connections, support and program to help scale your startup. As part of the muru-D family you have access to an international community ready to support you and help you grow.

Seed Funding
$40K+ 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 muru-D's alumni, mentors, and global partner network across Silicon Valley, Singapore, Israel and China.
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. 
6 months of acceleration support based on muru-D's global leading program. Purpose built space for you and your team.
Growth Network
Plus Eight is powered by muru-D and backed by Telstra, Seven West Media, Vukelic Group and Hawaiian. Benefit from their global networks and expertise.

Join the global muru-D network

Since launching in 2013, muru-D has invested in and supported, over 62 Asia-Pac companies in their Sydney, Singapore, Brisbane and now Perth accelerators.

So far these companies have gone on to raise a combined A$16M in further funding and generate over 310 new jobs. The muru-D network however extends far beyond these cities to create a truly global network, with alliances to other accelerators in Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Auckland.

Check out the Plus Eight Alumni companies.

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.

2019 PROGRAm

2019 Applications Open

November 2018

Applications Close

28th January 2019


9th February 2019

Program starts

5th March 2019

US Trip

2nd - 10th April 2019* approx dates

Program Ends

19th September 2019


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