Events

ilab Accelerator 2023

Fireside Chat with ilab alumni and EiRs - ilab Accelerator information session

28 September 2022 1:30pm2:30pm
Join the 'Fireside Chat with ilab alumni and EiRs' information session and learn more about the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2023 program. This information session will give you the chance to hear from previous ilab alumni and our Entrepreneurs in Residence: Zoe Black.
ilab Accelerator 2023

Application tips with past cohort members - ilab Accelerator information session

5 October 2022 10:00am11:00am
Join the 'Application tips with past cohort members' information session and learn more about the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2023 program. Founders from all disciplines are encouraged to apply and the program is open to all UQ students, recent alumni, and staff.
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Pitching & Storytelling Workshop

10 October 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Compelling communication is a key skill for the future of work. Whether we are pitching a business idea, presenting a project to our colleagues, or talking to customers, we need to be able to interest, convince and influence with our words. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
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San Francisco Startup AdVenture - Information Session

14 October 2022 11:00am12:00pm
Startup AdVentures are global experiences specialising in entrepreneurship and innovation on the international stage. Connect with industry and learn first-hand how a real startup operates. Register for the San Francisco Startup AdVenture information session and find out more about how you can get involved.
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Validate Pitch Finals

19 October 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
Join us to watch the latest Ventures Validate cohort pitch for a share in $10,000 in cash prizes. These early-stage founders have spent the past 10-weeks developing and validating their startups into sustainable businesses.
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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Brisbane

27 October 2022 9:00am28 October 2022 5:00pm
Early-stage investment is a critical part of the commercialisation and a powerful source of financing for high growth companies.
Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Information Webinar

Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Information Webinar

2 November 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Join the 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. Register to attend.
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UQIES Weekend of Startups

23 September 2022 4:00pm25 September 2022 8:00pm
The UQIES Weekend of Startups is back this year - are you ready to take on the challenge? In partnership with UQ Ventures and UQLIT, with 100+ students present, it's your chance to get excited for a weekend of entrepreneurship and learning whilst you and your team develop an innovative business solution. Get tickets today!
Startup Mixer

Startup Mixer

20 September 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. Register today to get involved 20 September.
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Agile Project Management Workshop

19 September 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Managing complex projects simultaneously is a must-have skill. Whether managing university assessments, different jobs, or deadlines, agile tools can help you to work efficiently and strategically, as individuals and in teams. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
ilab Accelerator 2023

Get ready for ilab 2023 - ilab Accelerator information session

14 September 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
Join the 'Get ready for ilab 2023' information session and learn more about the Ventures ilab Accelerator 2023 program. Founders from all disciplines are encouraged to apply and the program is open to all UQ students, recent alumni, and staff.
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Breakfast with Angels

14 September 2022 7:30am9:30am
UQ Ventures, in partnership with Angel Loop, is hosting its monthly Breakfast with Angels. Meet with local Angel Loop Investors for breakfast at UQ's new venue and get feedback on your startup or learn about investing.
LeadHers Staff Day

LeadHers Staff Day

13 September 2022 9:00am4:30pm
Are you looking to grow your leadership capabilities? The Ventures LeadHers Staff Day seeks to support emerging women leaders in the university to reach their potential. Open to all women who are staff at UQ.
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The Business of You Workshop

12 September 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn to sell yourself by crafting a personal brand. This workshop will give you practical steps to package and communicate your unique skills, strengths, and value. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
Global Development Design Challenge: Health Equity

Global Development Design Challenge: Health Equity

2 September 2022 3:00pm4 September 2022 1:00pm
The Global Development Design Challenge: Health Equity Hackathon is a weekend-long event where we challenge you to team up and create solutions for inequities in global health. Pitch your ideas to compete for prizes and opportunities to develop your ideas! Get your tickets today.
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Pitching & Storytelling Workshop

29 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Compelling communication is a key skill for the future of work. Whether we are pitching a business idea, presenting a project to our colleagues, or talking to customers, we need to be able to interest, convince and influence with our words. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
Ventures Startup AdVentures

Ventures Startup AdVentures - Information session

25 August 2022 10:30am11:30am
The end of year Ventures Startup Adventures are open! Learn first-hand knowledge from innovative startup communities. Startup AdVentures are learning experiences specialising in innovation and entrepreneurship with local, regional Queensland and global startup communities. Learn more at the information session on Zoom.
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Strong Spirit

22 August 2022 8:30am23 August 2022 3:00pm
The Ventures Strong Spirit program is a two-day confidence building workshop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to build their entrepreneurial and leadership skills and connect with strong leaders across sectors. Women from the wider community are welcome!
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Business Model Canvas Workshop

15 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Use the collaborative and interactive ‘Business Model Canvas’ framework to quickly and easily define and communicate a business idea or concept. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
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Ventures Industry Challenge - Information session

11 August 2022 10:30am12:00pm
Register now and join us for the Ventures Industry Challenge Information Session to learn more about the program and how you can get involved.

#TransformLaw KWM Prize

10 August 2022 12:00pm
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. Register before 10 August.
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Design Thinking Workshop

8 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn the process of Design Thinking to solve complex problems in a creative, user-centric, and curious manner. This workshop is available to all UQ students, staff, and alumni.
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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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Financial Literacy: Early-Stage Investment - Brisbane

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4 August 2022 9:00am5 August 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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Venturing Forward - How to Think Like an Entrepreneur

28 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
As part of Connect Week, UQ Ventures will provide a short workshop on 'How to think like an Entrepreneur' providing some top tips on how to build an entrepreneurial mindset to be creative, resilient, and agile to venture forward successfully in their studies.
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Ventures Open House

26 July 2022 11:00am2:00pm
Have a look inside the Ventures space, where we make your ideas a reality! We are opening our doors to the community to give everyone a chance to drop in and see where the magic happens. Free sweets are available to attendees!
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Founders Talk & Networking with Owen Williams

15 July 2022 5:00pm7:00pm
We've teamed up with QAAFI Student Association and Owen Williams for a founders talk! Owen will dive into his extensive knowledge in the startup world and how your career in agriculture could create huge change. Register today to attend.
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Breakfast with Angels

13 July 2022 7:00am9:00am
UQ Ventures, in partnership with Angel Loop, is hosting it's monthly Breakfast with Angels. Meet with local Angel Loop Investors for breakfast at UQ's new venue and get feedback on your startup or learn about investing.
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Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Information Webinar

15 June 2022 6:00pm6:45pm
Calling all entrepreneurs, innovators, and future founders! Join UQ Ventures at the UQ Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation webinar on 15 June. This program is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to hone problem-solving skills and gain hands-on experience applying the latest innovative thinking.
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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards

12 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 12 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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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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