Events

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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Brisbane

2 June 2022 9:00am3 June 2022 5:00pm
Early-stage investment is a critical part of the commercialisation and a powerful source of financing for high growth companies.
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards

5 June 2022 12:00pm
Make your nomination today! Celebrate UQ’s amazing and talented entrepreneurs and nominate someone you know for Startup of the Year, Student Entrepreneur of the Year or Mentor of the Year. Nominations close 5 June.
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Breakfast with Angels

8 June 2022 7:00am9:00am
UQ Ventures, in partnership with Angel Loop, is hosting an Angel Loop breakfast.
Learn what Angel investing is all about and what it is Angel loop is looking for in you and your business. Take this opportunity to receive advice and feedback on your startup idea.
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Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Information Webinar

15 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join UQ Business School to learn how the UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation can help you future-proof your career. The webinar will be presented by program leader, Dr Frederik Von Briel. Learn more on the Business School website.
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UQIES Innovation Challenge

5 August 2022 6:00pm7 August 2022 8:00pm
The UQIES Innovation Challenge is BACK and BIGGER than ever! In partnership with UQ School of Chemical Engineering and UQ Ventures, 120+ students will spend three days formulating, refining, and pitching a new business idea – supported by UQ alumni and members of the local entrepreneurship community.
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Uncut: Lessons from failure

19 May 2022 6:00pm9:00pm
Our guest speakers will share their stories of failure including the lessons they learned and how their failures ultimately led to success. Join us for an evening of uncensored discussions, catering, and networking.
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Breakfast with Angels

11 May 2022 7:00am9:00am
Meet with local Angel Loop Investors for breakfast on the UQ St Lucia campus and learn more about Angel investing.
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Startup Mixer

3 May 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
Network with some of Brisbane's best local startups. Our event includes a reverse pitch where our startups pitch their business to you! Startups range from health tech, fintech, and sustainability.
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Founders Talks: Jeff Yew

Cancelled
7 April 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Hear from inspirational founders from the greater UQ community as they share their unique entrepreneurship stories, key learnings and advice. For the next Founders Talk, we'll be joined by Jeff Yew,  Founder and CEO of Monochrome Asset Management.
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Startup AdVenture - Information Session

7 April 2022 10:00am10:30am
The mid-year Startup Adventures are open! Learn first-hand knowledge from innovative startup communities.
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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Brisbane

31 March 2022 9:00am1 April 2022 5:00pm
Early-stage investment is a critical part of the commercialisation and a powerful source of financing for high growth companies.
Community Health Hackathon

Community Health Hackathon

24 March 2022 9:00am25 March 2022 6:00pm
Join the Community Health Hackathon (24-25 March) supported by leading health technology company Philips, and create innovative solutions to help improve healthcare access and wellbeing for culturally, geographically and economically diverse groups.
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ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

23 March 2022 5:30pm9:00pm
Join our startup founders as they showcase their cutting-edge innovations from 5.30pm 23 March at The Tivoli. This diverse cohort of founders range from social entrepreneurs to trailblazers in community building, nutrition, eco-packaging, and STEM education.
Community Health Hackathon

Info Session and Find your team - Community Health Hackathon

22 March 2022 3:00pm5:00pm
Join us for the introduction session and learn why it’s valuable to participate in a hackathon. You will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded students to form a team!
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Startup AdVenture - Information Session

22 March 2022 12:00pm12:30pm
The mid-year Startup Adventures are open! Learn first-hand knowledge from innovative startup communities.
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Ventures @ The Edge

17 March 2022 9:00am10:00am
Meet with Ventures ambassadors David and Van! Our Ventures @ The Edge sessions give you the chance to meet our ambassadors to learn more about how Ventures can support you in building your confidence, skills and friendships.
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Pump up your personal brand workshop (Gatton)

Cancelled
10 March 2022 10:00am11:30am
Are you ready to showcase your unique skills, strengths, and value to the world? Want to get noticed by influential leaders in your industry? It’s time to focus on the business of you. Take part in this hands-on workshop with the Ventures team at the UQ Gatton campus.
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Pitching your value workshop (Gatton)

Cancelled
10 March 2022 9:00am10:00am
Does public speaking make you nervous? Not sure how to best communicate your awesomeness? Learn valuable tips in a fun and interactive session with the Ventures team at the UQ Gatton campus.
Health Startup Stories Panel

Health Startup Stories Panel (Virtual)

9 March 2022 5:00pm6:00pm
Join UQ Ventures and experts who work in the medical and health technology fields to find out more about the career opportunities in the sector and how you can even forge your own path.
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Pump up your personal brand workshop (Herston)

Cancelled
9 March 2022 10:00am11:30am
Are you ready to showcase your unique skills, strengths, and value to the world? Want to get noticed by influential leaders in your industry? It’s time to focus on the business of you. Take part in this hands-on workshop with the Ventures team at the UQ Herston campus.
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Pitching your value workshop (Herston)

Cancelled
9 March 2022 9:00am10:00am
Does public speaking make you nervous? Not sure how to best communicate your awesomeness? Learn valuable tips in a fun and interactive session with the Ventures team at the UQ Herston campus.
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Pump up your personal brand workshop (St Lucia)

Cancelled
8 March 2022 2:00pm3:30pm
Are you ready to showcase your unique skills, strengths, and value to the world? Want to get noticed by influential leaders in your industry? It’s time to focus on the business of you. Take part in this hands-on workshop with the Ventures team at the UQ St Lucia campus.
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Pitching Value Workshop (Virtual)

8 March 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Are you ready to showcase your unique skills, strengths, and value to the world?
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Financial Fundamentals for Startups & SME’s

Cancelled
3 March 2022 9:00am4:00pm
To successfully scale your company, you need to understand the financial implication of every business decision. But where can you go to learn this information without completing an accounting degree? UQ Ventures in partnership with BDO for Startups, has designed this financials fundamentals workshop specifically to help startup founders and business owners.
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Ventures @ The Edge

Cancelled
3 March 2022 9:00am10:00am
Meet with Ventures ambassadors Van and Jess! Our Ventures @ The Edge sessions give you the chance to meet our ambassadors to learn more about how Ventures can support you in building your confidence, skills and friendships.
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Ventures Open House

24 February 2022 10:00am1:00pm
Join us for our open house event where you can learn about our programs, meet the Ventures team and meet startup entrepreneurs.
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Venturing Forward - How to think like an entrepreneur

17 February 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Want to learn how to be creative, resilient and agile to venture forward successfully in your studies? Join us for an information session on how you can think like an entrepreneur at our beautiful Ventures Space.
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LeadHers Staff Day

10 February 2022 9:00am4:00pm
Are you looking to grow your leadership capabilities?
The inaugural Ventures LeadHers Staff Day seeks to support emerging female leaders in the university to reach their potential. Open to all female-identifying staff at UQ.
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LeadHers Rise: Celebrating Women's Entrepreneurship Day

19 November 2021 8:30am12:00pm
Join Ventures as we bring together and support emerging and established women entrepreneurs, and leaders from the UQ community. Connect over a coffee, gain insights from our panel of female leaders, snap a new headshot and stop by for a free consult with a female-led Brisbane business.
2020 Ventures Annual Showcase

Ventures Annual Showcase

21 October 2021 5:30pm8:00pm
Please join us at the 2021 Ventures Annual Showcase to celebrate the year that has been and to learn more about the startups who are accelerating ideas to impact.

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