G'day mates. IT'S STARTUP 101.

HEX International: Melbourne

16 July - 29 July 2023  |  Mid Year Intake

A two-week immersive program, Down Under, for idea-stage founders who want to learn from the vibrant and growing Aussie startup scene. Bring a new or existing startup idea and dedicate yourself to making it real – while sipping a flat white coffee in the sunshine.

[🔥New Intake] Applications close Monday 1 May, 2023

12
days
12
hours
12
minutes
12
seconds

Application Closed

AriseHealth logoOE logo2020INC logoThe Paak logoEphicient logo
Welcome to the land down under.

New program, who dis?

Melbourne, Australia, is one of the world’s most livable cities – so clearly something good is happening Down Under!

If you’ve ever wanted to experience the Australian startup and innovation culture, HEX is proud to welcome you to our spiritual home.

Over two inspiring weeks, you’ll join a cohort of ambitious students and early-stage founders to learn from world-class thought leaders and work hands-on in the Aussie start-up ecosystem.

Work Hard. Stay Humble.

Apply Now

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
why you should join hex

In the Melbourne program...

Gain access to a global network of champs

With more than 5,000 alumni, mentors and industry legends around the world - the Melbourne program will put you at the absolute centre of it all.

Accelerate your career, growth and potential

Over the two weeks, we will transform your career trajectory and launch you to where you want to be. Think Forbes 30 under 30, Google or Amazon. Dream big.

Change the world,
one idea at a time

Our programs are designed to bring ideas to life. We will give you the tools, the network and access to resources to make your change happen for your future.

Apply Now
PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Agenda

To apply for the program, it's ideal to have an early-stage idea or concept in mind (It doesn't have to be polished!). We’ll have pre-departure online meetups so you can meet your cohort.

Learn about concept ideation, startup mindsets, funding & finance, market research & validation, startup culture and tech tours plus an intro to branding, PR and marketing. In week 2, you'll learn about growth hacking, pitching 101, user interface design & prototyping, product design, financial modelling, tech tours and finally your pitches to investors, CEOs and government legends.

Apply Now

Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to explore Melbourne in all its glory.
Coffee, brunch, beaches and more...

WHERE WILL YOU STAY

Accommodation & Station

We believe in a cohort vibe!

A part of the HEX program experience is to be in a space where it allows maximum collaboration and is compact while enabling you to work (study table). Your accommodation situated in Melbourne CBD and is the perfect place to experience Melbourne and its surroundings. The accommodation provides a range services and amenities to help make your stay more comfortable. Never be out of touch with your contacts, with free Wi-Fi offered throughout your stay.

Apply Now

Partnered with the world's leading organisations

Facebook - Elements Webflow Library - BRIX TemplatesGoogle - Elements Webflow Library - BRIX TemplatesFacebook - Elements Webflow Library - BRIX TemplatesGoogle - Elements Webflow Library - BRIX Templates

Meet your program legends

You are gonna be diving head-first into the ever-growing ends of our innovation ecosystem. So, you will not be alone over the two weeks.

We have scored Melbourne's finest, cultivating a growing list of mentors, leaders and facilitators from a cross-section of industries.

From dental-health founders, impact venture capital investors, design leaders tech giants, and social activists... These are some of the cool kids you will meet and learn from.

YOUR MELBOURNE ADVENTURE

What you'll get in HEX International

Our past alumni say this program changed their life. How will we change yours?

July 2023 Intake  : Sunday 16 July - Saturday 29 July 2023

Expand your network who will support your dreams
Network like a boss. Access mentors, join social activities, browse job opportunities and build connections with the HEX community, startup founders, investors, and other industry legends from around the world.
Immerse yourself in new culture and environment
Work and learn remotely from inspiring co-working space in central of Melbourne. Melbourne is known for its thriving startup ecosystem, and it is one of the fastest growing startups and unicorns of the world. Opportunity for inspiration abounds with this open and helpful community.
Book today and pay just $510
To secure your spot, put down a payment of $510 today and the rest of the cost due 60 days before departure!

* If you believe you might be eligible to scholarship from your University - you don't have to make any down payment! Read more in the FAQ section below.

HEX Melbourne

Filling Fast
Application closing on Monday 1 May 2023 or when cohort is full.
$5100AUD
BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
Everything you ever needed for your future plus more.
14-nights Accommodation
Networking and events
Cohort workshops
Culture & workplace tour
24/7 access working space
1-1 Coaching
Future career resources
20% discount on HEX Ed
Discounted partner services
Apply Now
I'M INTRIGUE. WHAT NOW?

Step-by-step of the journey

We don't want to left you hanging, so let walk through what's going to happen together!

01

Apply for the spot

Click on the Apply Now button, and fill in your expression of interest form. Make sure to use your main contact email address and not your student email address (if you're a student).

We get over 200+ application for each cohort, so be quick!

02

Fill in your application

You will be directed to an application form to fill out. Put your best foot forward! This should take around 4-5 minutes (depending on how much you want to share with us).

You will not be considered as a participant if you do not complete this.

03

Interview process

Once complete your application, you will receive an email from our team in the next two business days to book an interview!

This interview is for us to get to know you better and to see if you are a match for our program.

04

Receiving offer

Congratulations! You've been offered a spot to join HEX International Program. At this stage, you will be asked to pay the deposit of $490 and schedule any payment plan you may need.

*If you're on a scholarship, you will not require to put down any payment.

05

Onboarding

Once you've accepted the offer, you will be invited to onboard the HEX International experience (1 month before departure).

This is where we run you through the logistic of the program, introducing you to the team who'll be your guide and other people in your cohort.

06

Departure!

You can choose when to fly to the destination as long as you arrive on day 1 of the program!

You can fly alongside your cohort mate or fly alone. We will see you at the accommodation for the check-in and regroup to start your HEX International journey.

Still have questions?

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Please chat to our friendly team.

As featured in...

AFRHerald SunThe AustralianStartup dailySmart CompanyWomen's Agenda

Don't put your future on hold

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." — Benjamin Franklin.

💰 Pay $490 AUD today 🎉

(And the rest? Pay 35 days before your departure date)

Once you're accepted to the program, we can help you with the payment plans you need. You might be eligible for a scholarship provided by your University. Read more about this in the FAQ section below.

🚀 Places our alumni goes . . .

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 a 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."
Mary
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."
Nathaniel
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."
Maria
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."
Roxanne
Account Manager @ The NPD Group
"I'm not scared of my career anymore."
Caitlin
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!"
Matt
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."
Sheena
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."
Joel
Lead Data Engineer @ The Data Foundry | 5x AWS Certified Cloud and Data Engineer
JOIN THE HEX REVOLUTION

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!

98%

Customer satisfaction

5K

Alumni worldwide

70+

Mentors

50+

University & industry partners

Frequently Asked Questions

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

How much does HEX International: Melbourne cost?

You will only pay $490 AUD for the deposit.

And in short, the Melbourne program costs AUD$ 3750 for students who are looking to do the program without the need for accommodation or $5100 with an accommodation. However, if you are looking for accommodation the program team at HEX will organise comfortable and covid-safe accommodation for students who are not local to Melbourne (at an additional cost).

What's included in your price for HEX International?

Our price including 14-night accommodation in a safe and central location - 3 stars+ rating. You will be able to travel easily by walking or using public transport. This price also including a few drinks and food - proximately covering 4-5 meals for the trip (not everyday).

HEX International price will also include 3-4 tech tours at the world's leading organisations such as Google, Tesla, Uber, Zendesk, Atlassian, Grab, NASA and many more (depending on location). It also includes around 3-4 networking events with Melbourne startup ecosystem!

The price for HEX International exclude flights.

The total value of the program exceeding over $11,000 AUD but you really cannot put the price on the experience you will get being a part of the HEX International!

Can I choose non-accommodation option?

This option is only eligible to Australian residence (those who lives here, including international student). This is to help accommodate anyone who wish to seek their own accommodation.

We still strongly recommended a cohort living. And you can only choose non-accommodation option through interview approval process.

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 the program costs for our programs. If you are looking for more information regarding existing funding, we have more information here.  It's best to consult with your study abroad or global mobility office for all enquiries regarding program funding.

Can I receive academic credit for the program?

YES. HEX has been approved for undergraduate and postgraduate academic credit at universities around the world. It's best to confirm credit with your University, but we can help you navigate the system.

Stay in the HEXiverse!

A monthly snapshot of the latest HEX news, articles, and resources.