Local Ideas.
Global Impact.


​​Plus Eight is startup accelerator based in Perth, Western Australia. 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.

program currently in progress


23rd and 24th February 2018

Program starts

6th March 2018

US Trip

3rd - 15th April 2018

Program Ends

18th September 2018

2019 Applications Open

January 2019

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.
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 young WA startups previously unparalleled access to fast-growing global markets.

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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. Learn more about what Plus Eight is looking for in our companies by diving into the details here.

Focus Streams


Plus Eight PropTech teams will have access to industry leaders in the property industry, including the key supporters of the accelerator program, Vukelic Group and Hawaiian.

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The Plus Eight AgTech startups will be housed in Spacecubed’s purpose-built AgTech Hub, working with industry leaders, farming cooperatives and government agencies to enable faster growth and better technology integration into established agriculture techniques.

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Digital Health

Aimed to foster a culture of innovation at the state's hospital network and support Western Australia’s next digital health innovators, Plus Eight Health startups will have access to some of the great clinical and innovative minds in the health sector.

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Social Impact

Plus Eight 2018 Social Impact startups will have access to experts in the social impact sector and will be part of a collaborative effort to create impact with an entrepreneurial mindset.

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