VAXXIN8 officially sets up shop in San Francisco

VAXXIN8 is proud to be one of the first batch of local tech companies have set up shop in a “startup’s paradise” as part of the federal government’s global landing pads program.

The San Francisco landing pad will be managed by Austrade and located at RocketSpace, a tech campus and accelerator renowned for housing 17 startups that are now valued at more than $1 billion each, also known as “unicorns”.

About 1000 startups have also been members of RocketSpace, giving its new community access to a vibrant alumni network.

The initiative is part of the federal government’s national innovation and science agenda to boost the global potential of Australian entrepreneur, with $11 million in funding provided to the five locations.

In addition to San Francisco, other landing pads have been announced in Shanghai, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Berlin.

Landing Pads

As part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, Austrade have established five Landing Pads in Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv.  

Landing Pads provide market-ready Australian startups with access to some of the world’s most renowned innovation and startup ecosystems. 

Participants will have a short-term operational base at one of five Landing Pads for up to 90 days, where they will benefit from Austrade’s extensive global network of contacts and tailored business development assistance. 

The immersive environment is designed to accelerate the development of a startup’s product or service business model by exploring in-market business development, investment, mentorship and strategic partnership opportunities.

Applications are now open for placements at Austrade’s Landing Pads in Berlin, San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore and Tel Aviv.