Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream

    Provide the documents in this section only if you are applying for this visa under the Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream.
  • A legally binding venture capital agreement with an Australian company that is a member of the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) to show that you have obtained venture capital funding of at least AUD1 million from an Australian venture capital firm, and a letter stating that the funding is for the start-up, development or expansion of a business, or for product commercialisation in Australia.
  • Evidence that your nominating Australian state or territory government agency is satisfied that you, your partner or you and your partner combined have sufficient assets to allow you to settle in Australia.
  • Evidence of your genuine and realistic commitment to continuously maintain a substantial ownership interest in new or existing eligible business in Australia and to engage directly and continuously in the daily management and decision-making of the business.
  • An overview of your business career and intentions in Australia, including a statement outlining your intended business and/or investment activities and a description of your research or study in relevant sectors in Australia.