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. 

Ashley Baxter Ashley Baxter, Founder & CEO of Monty Compost Co

As a founder and CEO of a waste technology startup, Ashley has always been passionate about sustainability and action on climate change. Graduating from the University of Queensland in 2018 with dual degrees in Business Management and IT, alongside international experience both working with high-tech startups and volunteering with environmental groups and movements.

It was then that Ashley saw the massive global issues surrounding waste, the impact potential of recycling and the role that innovative technologies could play in creating solutions.

She went on to found Monty Compost Co, a startup company that develops hardware and digital technologies to enable efficient and accessible composting for everyone, everywhere, to tackle the significant challenge of managing organic and food waste.

 Register via Zoom 

About Ventures Connect

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

Want some advice on where to get started? This is your chance to come together with Ventures staff, student innovators and industry experts.

Ventures Connect: Consults
Wednesdays 12-2pm

Drop-in and join our Chief Student Entrepreneur, Ventures Ambassadors or Ventures staff members fortnightly for informal Q&A's and chats. This is your opportunity to better understand our Ventures programs and activities and to connect with the greater UQ entrepreneurship ecosystem. Gain advice on how you can get started or where to go next with your entrepreneurial journey.

Ventures Connect: Founders Talks
Wednesdays 4-5pm

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. 

Venue

In person - Ground floor, Global Change Institute Building (20), St Lucia campus
Online - Register via Zoom
Room: 
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