muru D


Build a global technology company

muru-D is the startup accelerator backed by Telstra. We invest in
great teams with innovative technology and global ambitions. 

SYD3 applications are now closed. 


We’ve taken big, digital opportunities to a global market since 2013

  • 4 Locations - Full programs in Sydney and Singapore plus a partner programs in Brisbane.
  • Global alliances with 500 Startups, HAX, Chinaccelerator and The ICEHOUSE.
  • 34 Companies accelerated
  • More than 100 entrepreneurs impacted 
  • 4 overseas trips to USA, China and UK
  • $4m+ capital raised by companies
  • $4.3m+ revenue generated by companies

What we offer

  • Investment of up to $80,000 for less than 10% plus follow on funding.*
  • Access to office space for your whole team
  • Access to our global network of mentors, investors and corporates
  • Access to our perks and services
  • Participation in weekly workshop sessions and events
  • Opportunities to attend our overseas trade trips


* The investment differs between programs. 

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Get to know our amazing network of mentors and investors

The lean mean muru-D team rely on the passionate support of an amazingly rich and diverse network of sucessful highly skilled individuals who generously dedicate their knowledge, skill, network and support to grow our startups.

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Judi Hausmann

Judi Hausmann

Founder of Hausmann Communications.

Andrew Coppin

Andrew Coppin

Corporate Adviser & Turnaround CEO.

Andrey Shirben

Andrey Shirben

Founder of SYD Ventures.

Duncan Turner

Duncan Turner

Managing Director at HAX. Former IDEO.

Behind the scenes

New Funding Model for Sydney

muru-D is implementing a new funding model for the next Sydney cohort which will aim to provide $200k in capital.

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