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Jobs for NSW is
creating opportunities for businesses to thrive

Are you a startup or innovative business looking to grow new jobs? Take our quick pre-assessment quiz to find out how we can help

Jobs for NSW supports
Spark Festival 2017

Australia's largest gathering of innovators,
entrepreneurs and startups,
with over 100 events across Sydney
11 to 22 October 2017

Sydney Startup Hub
opening late 2017

​Jobs for NSW is connecting and supporting the NSW startup community with an Australian-first

Ready to start?

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

  • 1. Find

    Take our pre-qualifier quiz to 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.
Take a look.

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

Find out if you are eligible

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

Kontented Kate Edwards and Shae Constantine The process was really pretty great, not aggressive or difficult. It was more centred around conversations and working through all the usual challenges arranging finance brings, which I think has made us great partners today. Kontented Founder, Kate Edwards

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


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Matt Kean BT cybersecurity R&D facility Date: 10/10/2017

Sydney snares global cyber security facility

More than 170 jobs will be created over the next five years after the NSW Government secured a multi-million dollar global cyber security research and development facility in North Sydney.

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Cheryl Mack, Head of StartCon Date: 10/10/2017

Sydney startups take world stage at StartCon

The NSW Government will strengthen Sydney’s place as Australia’s startup capital by backing Australia’s largest startup conference, StartCon 2017, to be held in Sydney from 1-2 December.

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