Once a month we invite a number of industry mentors for you to book a private mentoring session with. Mentors include founders, entrepreneurs, investors, professional service providers, and more.

Book your 30-minute private mentoring session through StudentHub.

See mentors details and availability below.

Our mentors

Alan Robertson Alan Robertson is the founder and CEO of ClearSKY Genomics, UQ alum and ilab Accelerator alum. ClearSKY Genomics are developing software that allows more doctors to understand genetic testing, interpret the results and communicate those  findings back to patients. Throughout his time at ClearSKY Genomics Alan's team has built a product that is currently in an active clinical pilot, won a national MedTech  competition and represented the country at the Intellectual Property Innovation &  Entrepreneurship Contest (IPIEC) in China.


Michelle Dintner Michelle Dintner is the Portfolio Director at Mawson, an artificial intelligence venture studio, investing in Australia’s brightest software engineers to build AI startups in  Media and Entertainment. Working closely with co-founders of Mawson’s portfolio companies, she deep dives into their business providing guidance on capital raising  and business strategy.



Rachel Huang Rachel Huang is the co-founder and CEO of Powersphere and an ilab Accelerator graduate. Rachel is passionate about ensuring everyone has access to affordable and clean renewable energy. Her company, Powersphere produces omnidirectional wind turbines, built from wholly renewable materials. The turbine is capable of capturing winds from every direction and generating electricity in every region of the world. Rachel is currently studying Chemistry Engineering and Biomedical Sciences at UQ. 


The available time slots are

  • Rachel Huang: 12.00-12.30pm & 12.30-1.00pm
  • Alan Robertson: 1.00-1.30pm & 1.30-2.00pm
  • Michelle Dintner: 2.00-2.30pm & 2.30-3.00pm

About Connect

Meet like-minded students, find your team and hear from inspirational speakers with our Ventures Connect community events.

This is your chance to come together with Ventures staff, student innovators and industry experts.

Ventures Connect: Founders Talks

Hear from inspirational founders from the greater UQ community as they share their unique entrepreneurship stories, key learnings and advice.
The series runs for six-weeks at a time aligning with our Ventures Curiosity programs. All UQ students, staff and alumni are welcome to join these events via Zoom, you are not required to be part of the current Ventures Curiosity cohort. 


Online - Zoom meeting

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