• Heather Waters

Big Ideas in Action: Upstairs Step up your startup

Upstairs Startup Hub in Bathurst is another great example of turning a idea into reality offering the Central West region an innovative hub designed to support entrepreneurs and start up businesses, just the right environment and support needed to turn big ideas into new businesses.

Upstairs Bathurst is a community founded hub for startups in Bathurst and Central West NSW. The project was brought together by Bathurst Regional Council, Reliance Bank, Charles Sturt University &

the Department of Premier & Cabinet.

The space was also brought to life with support from Jobs for NSW which allowed its launch in April 2018. The space provides an invigorating & vibrant environment which has up to 32 workstations that have been designed and optimised for entrepreneurial needs.

The Upstairs Hub provides programs which are tailored to entrepreneurs with pathways for all ideas and businesses, no matter what stage of the business lifecycle they are in. This is coupled with mentoring access that allows for connecting our startups to key mentors in our local network.

Beyond this, Upstairs hosts leading specialists throughout several industries, whether nationally or internationally to grow the Central West startup community.

For more information about Upstairs and how they support our region visit their website.

Upstairs Startup Hub are a silver sponsor of Big Ideas for Regional NSW.


We'd love to help you

(02) 6333 4000

0428 628 583

133 Piper St,

Bathurst NSW 2795

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