Home of UWA's first Incubator, Venture has been supporting social and environmental impact student led business development through expert advice and guidance, business planning advice and equity free seed funding since 2020.
We support students at all stages of idea and business development. Get involved in our workshops, book a consultation or apply to join one of Venture's programs.
Step outside of your comfort zone and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to see how we can help.
Do you have an idea? Something you think could be ... well, something? This is the program for you!
The most successful businesses have a clear idea of the problem they exist to solve. This program is a pathway into the incubator where over 2 weeks, supported by both interns and the best innovators in the business you will rapidly validate your problem statement and the viability, feasibility and desirability of your idea.
Features accelerating growth:
Up to $5,000 of equity free seed funding available per business
Expert led workshops
Business development coaching
Support from interns to accelerate validation.
Want to chat? Contact us for a consultation by emailing - Venture@guild.uwa.edu.au or drop into venture HQ (upstairs in the Guild Village)
Applications ARE NOW CLOSED. Email Venture@guild.uwa.edu.au to express interest in the next round.
Where personal development and idea development meet to create successful and investable businesses.
Studentpreneurs, this ones for you! Venture's incubator is designed to help student led start up's grow!
Why? Because developing a successful business can be a long bumpy road and we hope to speed up the process by giving you access to the resources and expertise needed to achieve your best and make the road a bit less bumpy.
Applications are now closed but email us at Venture@guild.uwa.edu.au to express interest in our next round.
All Venture programs are supported by Lotterywest, UWA Grand Challenges and the UWA Student Guild. Under the guidance of Venture's Associate Director and Entrepreneur in Residence Josh Van Ross.
We believe that every UWA Students journey is different and we pride ourselves on our personalised approach! ALL ideas matter and entrepreneur or intrapreneur we will work with you to help you future proof your career.
What is a social impact initiative? Any enterprise which has a positive impact on a community. So yes - even businesses such as Canva, or Afterpay could fall under this criteria.