Australia’s leading health tech accelerator
program, now in its third year


Hear from the HCF Catalyst alumni as they share some of their accelerator experiences.

“The Slingshot and HCF program was an incredible learning experience for us to understand the complex health landscape from a technology vendor point of view and gave us the grounding in establishing key customers in Australia, we had great learnings from both Slingshot and HCF and hope to provide CancerAid to HCF members to improve health outcomes whilst reducing costs related to admissions”.

Dr Nikhil Pooviah
Co-Founder & CEO


“Pitch coaching was unbelievable and refining my business model and strategy through the conversations with HCF and some of the Scaleup coaching”.

Nadine Richardson
The Birthing Institute/Shebirths

“The regular engagement with HCF during the program was really beneficial to best understand the needs of a potential customer as we developed the product”.

Scott Taylor
Perx Health

“Being a part of the program gave us direct access to HCF management who were genuinely interested in helping us succeed”.

Troy Westley

“HCF went beyond investment into Curo to supporting it in piloting its’ in-home monitoring service with HCF members.”

Tim McDougall
Curo Technologies

“The program provided us with the skills to develop an excellent pitch deck, which we have used many times in presentations and pitch competitions. It has also allowed us to work closely with HCF and we are working towards delivering a Pilot of our e-health program for mothers to HCF members.”

Heba Shaheed
Co-Founder & CEO
The Pelvic Expert

The pilot will be delivered to 200 HCF members who are mothers that developed a pelvic floor issue after birth. Participants will take part in a 3-month birth recovery program and will complete a pre-program and post-program questionnaire that will determine the success of the program in helping them to overcome their pelvic floor issue.