Community Wednesdays

Are you curious about entrepreneurship? Do you have questions about how Ventures programs and events can help you on your entrepreneurial journey? Looking to meet like-minded people and grow your network?  

Community Wednesdays are your chance to come together and connect with the entrepreneurship community. We have three session types on rotation: Ventures Consults, Founders Lunch and Mentor Appointments.

  • Ventures Consults: informal chats and Q&A with Ventures staff
  • Do you have questions about how Ventures can help you on your entrepreneurial journey?
  • Mentor Appointments: book a 30-minute mentoring session with entrepreneurs to discuss your ideas
  • Are you ready to accelerate your startup?
Fireside Chat with Ventures Entrepreneurs-in-Residence, 28 October

Fireside Chat with Ventures Entrepreneurs-in-Residence: 28 October

28 October 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Join our online Fireside Chat and meet our Entrepreneurs-in-Residence
ilab Alumni Speaking Panel, 21 October

ilab Alumni Fireside Chat: 14 October

14 October 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Join our online Fireside Chat and meet our panel of ilab alumni from 2019 and 2020
ilab Accelerator 2021 Information Session, 7 October

ilab Accelerator 2021 Information Session: 7 October (online)

7 October 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Curious about joining ilab Accelerator in 2021?
Mentor appointments - 30 September

Mentor appointments: 30 September

30 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about your startup, how to get it off the ground or growing?
Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Ventures Industry Challenge mentor appointments

Ventures Industry Challenge Q&A mentor session: 23 September (online)

23 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about your solution, or how to get it off the ground? Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Founders' Lunch, Bianca Barling-Seden: 16 September

Founders' Lunch, Bianca Barling-Seden: 16 September

16 September 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Join our Founders’ Lunch every second Wednesday of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.
Ventures Industry Challenge Breakfasts

Ventures Industry Challenge Breakfasts: 16 September (in person)

16 September 2020 9:30am10:00am
Do you have questions about the Ventures Industry Challenge? Want to meet other teams or discuss ideas with Ventures staff?
Ventures Industry Challenge drop in Q&A session

Ventures Industry Challenge drop in Q&A session: 9 September (online)

9 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about your solution, or how to get it off the ground? Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Ventures Industry Challenge mentor appointments

Ventures Industry Challenge mentor appointments: 7 September

7 September 2020 9:00am10:00am
Do you have questions about your solution, or how to get it off the ground? Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Ventures Consults, 2 September

Ventures Consults: 2 September (online and in person)

2 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Ventures Industry Challenge Breakfasts

Ventures Industry Challenge Breakfasts: 2 September (in person) FULL

2 September 2020 9:30am10:00am
Do you have questions about the Ventures Industry Challenge? Want to meet other teams or discuss ideas with Ventures staff?
Ventures Industry Challenge mentor appointments

Ventures Industry Challenge mentor appointments: 26 August

26 August 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Chat to our experts to test your thoughts and ideas. Come with questions that will help you really understand the problem you are trying to solve, who you are solving it for and what constraints you need to overcome.

Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Ventures Industry Challenge: Find Your Teammates

Ventures Industry Challenge: Find Your Team mates

20 August 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
Don’t have a team yet but want to join us in developing a real-world solution to a real-world challenge and to compete for a share in $15,000?
Ventures Consults, 19 August

Ventures Consults: 19 August (online)

19 August 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Ventures Industry Challenge Information Session: 12 August

Ventures Industry Challenge Information Session: 12 August (Online)

12 August 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Work with our industry partner to develop a real-world solution to a real-world challenge. Teams will compete for multiple prizes worth $15,000.
Ventures Consults, 5 August

Ventures Consults: 5 August (online and in person)

5 August 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Ventures Consults, 29 July

Ventures Consults: 29 July (online and in person)

29 July 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat: 22 July

22 July 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Join us for a special Fireside Chat with entrepreneurial champions working in startups, scaleups, and social enterprise.
Ventures Consults, 15 July

Ventures Consults: 15 July (online and in person)

15 July 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Global Business Challenge mentor appointments

Global Business Challenge mentor appointments: 8 July

8 July 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Each year, the Global Business Challenge gives postgraduate and PhD students the chance to win $100,000 by helping solve a specific challenge.
GBC Online Networking, 1 July

Global Business Challenge Online Networking Event: 1 July

1 July 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Each year, the Global Business Challenge gives postgraduate and PhD students the chance to win $100,000 by helping solve a specific challenge. 
Global Business Challenge mentor appointments

Global Business Challenge mentor appointments: 24 June

24 June 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Each year, the Global Business Challenge gives postgraduate and PhD students the chance to win $100,000 by helping solve a specific challenge.
Mentor appointments - 17 June

Mentors appointments: 17 June

17 June 2020 12:00pm3:00pm
Do you have questions about your startup, how to get it off the ground or growing?
Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Founders Lunch, Emma-Kate Rose: 10 June

Founders Lunch, Emma-Kate Rose: 10 June

10 June 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Join our Founders’ Lunch every second Wednesday of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.
Ventures Consults, 3 June

Ventures Consults: 3 June (online and in person)

3 June 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Global Business Challenge information session

Global Business Challenge Information Session

27 May 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Each year, the Global Business Challenge gives postgraduate and PhD students the chance to win $100,000 by helping solve a specific challenge. 
Mentors appointments - 20 May

Mentors appointments: 20 May

20 May 2020 12:00pm3:00pm
Do you have questions about your startup, how to get it off the ground or growing?
Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Ventures Consults, 13 May

Ventures Consults: 13 May

13 May 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Pablo Farias Navarro

Founders Lunch, Pablo Farias Navarro: 6 May

6 May 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Join our Founders’ Lunch every first Wednesday of the month from 12:00-1:00pm.
Ventures Consults, 29 April

Ventures Consults: 29 April

29 April 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Mentors appointments

Mentors appointments: 22 April

22 April 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about your startup, how to get it off the ground or growing?
Finding mentors is not always easy. We bring them to you.
Founders Lunch, Sam Jockel: 8 April

Founders Lunch, Sam Jockel: 8 April

8 April 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Join our Founders’ Lunch every first Wednesday of the month from 12:00-2:00pm.
Founders Lunch: April

Founders Lunch: April

1 April 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Join our Founders’ Lunch every first Wednesday of the month from 12:00-2:00pm.
Ventures Consults: 11 March

Ventures Consults: 11 March

11 March 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?
Ventures Open House

Ventures Open House

4 March 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Have a look inside the Ventures space, where we make your ideas reality!
Ventures Consults: 26 Feb

Ventures Consults: 26 Feb

26 February 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Do you have questions about Ventures programs and events? General queries about experiencing entrepreneurship? Or do you just want to chat about all things Ventures?