The Melt creates, builds, scales, connects, innovates and invests in the future of hardware tech. Unlike other accelerators and venture studios, The Melt team immerses into every facet of helping businesses to succeed, by investing our time and funds! We provide support for as long as you require it.

Forged from disruption to create opportunity

The Melt was born out of the thesis that hardware is the new software.


Governments are investing in domestic manufacturing capability to address sovereign risk and guarantee economic prosperity.

The path to net zero relies on hardware-heavy initiatives across renewables, storage, sustainability and more….

Modern manufacturing, robotics, mechatronics and IoT makes establishing hardware startups cheaper and faster

Prior to The Melt, the founders established Slingshot Accelerator, which was the first of its kind and the pre-eminent corporate accelerator in Australia for over a decade.

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