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Financial Fundamentals for Startups & SME’s

3 December 2021 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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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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Founders Talks: Daniel Flynn

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20 October 2021 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 Daniel Flynn founder of Thankyou.
UQ Giving Day

UQ Giving Day: ilab Accelerator Fund

20 October 2021 12:00pm
This year our Ventures Giving Day campaign is supporting the ilab Accelerator program - with your support, we can boost the entrepreneurial spirit of our students and help young founders participate in the program.
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Red Bull Basement: Pitching and Storytelling with Marvin Fox

14 October 2021 5:00pm7:00pm
This pitching workshop will help students understand the fundamentals of narrative patterns and tools; learn how to communicate their message in a simple and concise way; learn how to build a compelling story and how to persuade their audience and practice and master the art of storytelling.
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Office hours with the Ventures team and alumni

13 October 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Talk 1-on-1 about your startup and book in a 20-minute session with Ventures staff or ilab alumni founders, in-person or via online consult.
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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Brisbane

9 October 2021 9:00am10 October 2021 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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Weekend of Startups

8 October 2021 5:00pm10 October 2021 9:00pm
Challenge yourself to create and pitch a business in just one weekend! Together UQIES, UQ EWH and Ventures have partnered to support 100+ students formulate, refine and pitch a new business idea for prizes. Get your ticket to join the UQIES Weekend of Startups 8-10 October.
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Tips and tricks for your ilab application

7 October 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
In preparation of submitting your ilab Accelerator program application, we will go over the judging criteria, application form, and schedule for the selection interviews.
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Founders Talks: Vanessa Murillo

7 October 2021 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 Vanessa Murillo, Co-founder of I Am Grounded.
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Q&A with ilab EiRs: Sam Jockel and Yotam Rosenbaum

22 September 2021 4:00pm5:00pm
Meet Sam Jockel and Yotam Rosenbaum, Ventures Entrepreneurs in residence, and learn more about their experience of being a founder and how they can support you in your founder journey by being apart of ilab.
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Founders Talks: Mathew Townsend

22 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Hear from inspirational founders from the greater UQ community as they share their unique entrepreneurship stories, key learnings and advice. For this week's Founders Talk, we'll be joined by Mathew Townsend, Founder of Nature Freedom. 
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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Hervey Bay

18 September 2021 9:00am19 September 2021 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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Fireside Chat with ilab alumni

17 September 2021 10:00am11:00am
Join a panel of speakers of ilab alumni and hear what they have to say about the ilab Accelerator program and being a founder of a startup.
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Ventures Industry Challenge - Co-work and check-in session

15 September 2021 12:00pm1:30pm
Join the Ventures Industry Challenge Co-work and check-in session with your team to answer questions and test your ideas with Ventures mentors.
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Get ready for ilab 2022

14 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Curious about the ilab Accelerator program and want to find out more? See whether you are a good fit for the program and what you would get out of it.
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Ventures LeadHers Staff Day

14 September 2021 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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Founders Talks: Sonja Bernhardt OAM

9 September 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Hear from inspirational founders from the greater UQ community as they share their unique entrepreneurship stories, key learnings and advice. For this week's Founders Talk, we'll be joined by Sonja Bernhardt OAM, Founder and CEO of Thoughtware. 
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Startup Mixer

1 September 2021 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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Ventures Industry Challenge - Co-work and check-in session

1 September 2021 10:30am12:00pm
Join the Ventures Industry Challenge Co-work and check-in session with your team to answer questions and test your ideas with Ventures mentors.
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Fireside Chat with Y Combinator alumni

1 September 2021 8:00am9:30am
Join our next Ventures Connect event featuring an online panel of UQ alumni who will share their unique startup journeys going through the Y Combinator program - the competitive Silicon Valley startup launcher based in the US considered the #1 accelerator program in the world.
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Quantum Hackathon

24 August 2021 9:00am27 August 2021 6:00pm
Join the four-day Quantum Hackathon (24-27 August) and discover how quantum technologies can help solve complex challenges and supercharge your industry.
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Ventures Industry Challenge - Co-work and check-in session

19 August 2021 10:30am12:00pm
Join the Ventures Industry Challenge Co-work and check-in session with your team to answer questions and test your ideas with Ventures mentors.
TransformLaw KWM Prize

#TransformLaw KWM Prize

10 August 2021 5:00pm
Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you love AI and tech? How would you like to win $10,000? UQ Law School and UQ Ventures, in partnership with King & Wood Mallesons, are calling on UQ undergraduate students from all disciplines to team up to develop innovative proposals that use technology to solve a problem in legal practice.
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Falling Walls Lab Queensland - Pitch final

10 August 2021 9:00am11:00am
Watch the top 10 teams present at the Falling Walls Lab Queensland pitch final.

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