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San Francisco Startup Adventure students
San Francisco Startup Adventure students

Ventures reflects the entrepreneurial spirit of our community 

While you can’t predict the future, you can develop the knowledge, networks and skills to pivot between current and emerging careers and flourish wherever life takes you.

There’s support at every stage of your Ventures journey – from flexing your creative muscles and learning design thinking to launching a startup.

 Bring your ideas to life

  Build your networks

 Launch a startup


Learn how you could get hands-on support and equity-free funding to accelerate your startup. Our workshop series helps potential applicants understand our Accelerator program. Workshops start 24 September.
Watch our finalists present their solutions to the 2019 Global Business Challenge of FinTech for prizes worth over $125,000. Join us on Thursday 3 October at Customs House, registrations are essential.
We are looking for startups that will create a positive impact in Australia and Latin America. You’ll have the chance to win $5000 and pitch to Latin American industry. Applications close 6 October
Sandbox is a two-day school holiday workshop tailored for high school students (Year 7-12). During the workshop, students will learn how to identify complex problems and design impactful solutions. Tickets start from $60 and the event will be held from 25-26 September.

Design your own path

You can mix and match programs depending on your experience, or follow the path below.

Learn agile tools to identify real challenges, create purpose-driven solutions and find the right talent for your team by participating in the Idea Hub Unlimited program.
Test your idea on the market, develop a business model and get feedback from real customers through Startup Academy.
Get up to $20,000 to take your business or social enterprise to the next level with the ilab accelerator program.

Get involved

Take advantage of 3D printers, design studios and co-working spaces.
Network with like-minded people and compete for prizes
Be prepared for the future of work and build a strong network.

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We've supported over 500 founders across 180 startups

Talk to a student

Not sure how to get involved? Our talented Ventures ambassadors can help guide you through your entrepreneurial journey