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Accelerate your next innovative idea

Sprint Sprint ūüöĬ†Monday 23 - Friday 27, September 2024

Launch your idea in 5 days. We're bringing together people with BIG IDEAS for an action-oriented program that will empower you to turn your ideas into reality. Whether you're an idea-stage founder or an intrapreneur ready to break free from creative hibernation, this program is the key to accelerating innovation in Melbourne city.

Applications close on:Friday 2 August, 2024


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Are you ready to innovate, but feeling lost on your own?

Launching something new can be a daunting journey, filled with uncertainties and roadblocks. The path to innovation is often a solitary one, and it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the weight of the challenge.

That's where we come in. HEX understand the pain points of innovators like you who are navigating this uncharted territory. HEX Innovation Sprint is your 5-day innovation crash course that takes your idea to reality.

If you're sprinting for an idea. . .

We all have that idea we want to execute. Innovation Sprint program will kick you into gear and complete it within 5 days.

If you're launching a startup. . .

Stop wondering how and jump into now! Bring your pitch and let industry experts help you make it a reality tomorrow.

If you need to upskill . . .

Feeling stuck? Innovation Sprint will challenge your creative brain that get you thinking outside the box.

New ideas launched

That's around 50 startups every year since HEX was founded in 2017.


Innovators & Entrepreneurs

HEX has helped thousands through our programs and hackathons.


Industry connections

Within your cohort alone ‚Äď to help you sprint your idea to market.

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I’ve loved every minute of it and have learnt so much about both myself, the world of business and innovation. This is an experience that I would recommend anyone to join - the networks and knowledge I have gained are something that I will treasure for the rest of my life.

Isobel Lyons
Founder of Empower4Women
HEX Alumni, 2022

What you will be doing

We're planning an impactful 5-days to designing to get you from point A to B. You're going to be embedded deeply into the Melbourne startup ecosystem and be treated as a Founder/CEO of your idea.

Amazing Race

What's a sprint without a race?
Experience the epicentre of culture and food before you dive in head first in your business idea. Winner takes all!


On your marks. Get Set. Go!
The Innovation Sprint kicks off with an absolute bang with Ideation, Market Research, Prototyping and more!

Work Hard. Play Harder

Throughout the sprint, we will equip you with industry legends from places like Zendesk, SEEK and more to level up your business idea.

Networking Night

We believe that connection is key to success and what better way than HEX networking night. We will bring the people, you bring your ideas.

Tech Tours

Want to see Innovation in practise. We have taken founders to places like Canva, Zendesk, Culture Amp and more to experience ‚Äć

HEX Demo Day

The moment we are waiting for. Your ideas on the mainstage in front of CEOs, Investors and Government legends who can make your ideas a reality.

Get connected with legends from leading companies like...

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HEX Innovation Sprint gives you an unfair advantage

Every now and then, we all need that perfect place and atmosphere to hunker down and really dive into one specific task. That's where the HEX Innovation Sprint comes in, wrapping you up in all the resources you need to supercharge your next amazing idea and innovative solutions.

Australia's best mentors

When was the last time you connected to someone outside your circle? You'll meet industry legends from all industries. VC, CEO, Founders, Head of Product, and more.

Express your passion

You will be surrounded by the environment where your uniqueness idea is more than welcome. You'll be able to express your passion to the world!

Accelerate your ideas

The world need more do-er than philosopher. You will be able to articulate your idea into the reality better than before.

Innovator meet innovator

Connect with other innovator and impact maker like you who could potentially help with your idea. You'll be networking champ by the end of the week.

New confidence in your impact

Innovation Sprint will give you a new boost of confidence in yourself and your action. You will learn how to standout and be the most interesting person in the room.

Influential skills

You'll be able to deliver a confident, impact-focused pitch that engages and persuades the audience with support from pitch winner veterans.

Partnered with the world's leading organisations

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Your investment

Don't wait ‚Äď seize the chance to fuel your innovation and achieve real-world impact in Melbourne!

February Sprint

12 -16 February, 2024 in Melbourne

AUD - Payment plan available.

Gabrielle Mizzi, EMBA
HEX Alumni, January 2023

"HEX has given me more self-confidence and the belief that I can take control of my ideas and make change. I'd say that HEX has changed my view of entrepreneurship and made me feel that entrepreneurial pursuits are more accessible than I thought!"

September Sprint

23 -27 September, 2024 in Melbourne

AUD - Payment plan available.
Or $4,000 AUD with 5 nights accommodation.

Benjamin Hart
HEX Alumni, July 2023

"I would recommend this program to anyone and everyone. The HEX program is just so useful and everyone should do it regardless of if you are an aspiring entrepreneur or not. It makes you look at things differently and consider alternatives to the norm."

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ūüöÄ Places our alumni go . . .

And you will too :) in your own way!
We stay in touch with all our HEXies. With over 5000 alumni worldwide, our HEXies go on to achieve the career of their dreams and creating changes they want to see in the world.
"HEX Program was the most rewarding experience ever. There were business students, as well as engineering, science, law… people from everywhere. HEX gives you a little one-up in the world and an opportunity to find what you love."
Community Partnerships Manager @ Stone & Chalk | Finalist for the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards SA
"It all clicked when I found entrepreneurship program like HEX. This was a canvas where I could create the change I wanted to see in the world. HEX is really great at delivering the content in new and exciting ways."
CEO @ Future Minds | Forbes 30 Under 30 | Young Australian of the Year Finalist
"I had taken this significant step with the ambition of becoming self-sustainable and being a pillar of support for my parents, while empowering others like me."
Software Engineer @ SafetyCulture
Winner AFR Top 100 Future Leader
"HEX has taught me the value of resilience and powering through something even though it’s hard. Because by the time you come out at the other end, you may just be rewarded with something unexpected."
Account Manager @ The NPD Group
"I'm not scared of my career anymore."
Corporate Operations Engineer @ Google
"HEX kicked off my career in entrepreneurship, helped me land my first SaaS job, and got me interested in the world of crypto!"
Developer Relations Engineer | Head of Polygon Ecosystem @ Chainstack
"The best thing about this course is that I get to engage with amazing HEX mentor legends. I learnt that sometimes it is not always getting the HD marks that get you to where you want to go but it's simply enjoying your learning journey that makes the experience worthwhile."
Event & Sales Coordinator @ Balgownie Estate Bendigo
"HEX program inspired my passion of data and scalability in order to bring my entrepreneurship and hustle in Australia."
Lead Data Engineer @ The Data Foundry | 5x AWS Certified Cloud and Data Engineer

This is your golden ticket to the future

You're invited to the experience of a lifetime.
With HEX, we bring the industry's exclusivity to you. Our programs are not only designed to enhance your mindset and skills, but we will also connect you to the experience you need to have, the right mentor or maybe, even your future employer.

Anything you need to get you ready to take the next step!


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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not worry, here are some questions we always get for our international programs.

How much does HEX Innovation Sprint: Melbourne cost?

The HEX Innovation Sprint for Melbourne is $2000AUD for any local (in Australia) or if you are getting your own accommodation.
Otherwise, $4000AUD with a 4-star, 5 nights accommodation in the Melbourne CBD.

What's included in the price for HEX Innovation Sprint: Melbourne?

Are there any additional funding opportunities for this program?

We have over $1 million AUD in funding from various universities who are able to sponsor or subsidise your program cost. View our list of current available funding here.

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