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Western Sydney Investment Attraction Fund

The new Western Sydney Investment Attraction Fund will supercharge fast growing SMEs in Western Sydney.

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We provide grants, loans and loan guarantees to help innovative businesses scale and create new jobs in NSW

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    See what support and funding you can apply for

  • 2. Consider

    Review the opportunities for businesses at all stages of growth

  • 3. Apply

    Start your application. Our team is here to assist you along the way

  • 4. Scale

    Once approved, you’ll receive the support you need to help your business scale

The funding you want. The support you’ll receive.

Whether you're a startup, fast-growth SME or regional business — we have a funding option that will support your goals. We also work in partnership with a range of institutions to create opportunities for business growth.
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GO NSW Equity Fund

Jobs for NSW, in partnership with First State Super and Roc Partners, will invest $150 million in the
GO NSW Equity Fund providing high potential companies with access to suitable equity capital.

The GO NSW Equity Fund enables the NSW Government to recycle public capital in order to grow jobs and support economic renewal right across the state. This is an innovative and sustainable way to support Australian businesses and aligns with NSW’s aspiration to be a leader in innovation.

To find out more about the GO NSW Equity Fund, and if your business is eligible for support, contact gonsw@jobsfornsw.com.au

We’re Jobs for NSW

A job market that's robust is a good sign that the economy is doing well. We’ve identified industries and sectors with competitive advantages that will help us generate sustainable employment across NSW.

With our support, NSW will help to transform regional communities and make our metropolitan cities world leaders in entrepreneurial activity — the growth engine of new jobs.

Will Barton CEO of Gundagai Meat Processors in factory Businesses like ours need initiatives like Jobs for NSW to enable us to expand our operations, increase our capacity and generate new job opportunities for people living in regional areas. GMP CEO, Will Barton

Duco van Breemen, Brad Chan and Lauren Montino at Haymarket HQ With this funding, we’ll be able to invest in our space sooner rather than later. We can hire staff, make physical improvements, create meetings rooms and run a high-speed fibre optic internet connection. Haymarket HQ General Manager, Duco van Breemen

Naomi Stuart, FARMPay The growth of our team has been great and we’ve been able to engage with local talent—from software developers and a chief technology officer with relevant international startup experience, through to our advisory committee FARMPay Founder, Naomi Stuart

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Upstairs open doors for Bathurst startups Date: 02/05/2018

Upstairs open doors for Bathurst startups

Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business, Skills and Regional NSW joined Member for Bathurst to celebrate the opening of Bathurst’s first business startup incubator – ‘Upstairs’.

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Sydney Asia pacific #1 for startup connections Date: 11/05/2018

Sydney Asia Pacific #1 for startup connections

Jobs for NSW Chair David Thodey today welcomed the results of a highly respected global startup survey naming Sydney as the #1 location in the Asia Pacific, and one of the world’s top ten, for “Local Connectedness”.

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