Ventures Fast Lane

                              Gain the knowledge and skills to validate, build and pitch your startup idea in just two days!

                              Ventures Fast Lane?is an intensive?two-day version of the Idea Hub Unlimited program, designed to help you turn ideas into real businesses.?

                              The program supports you to gain the motivation, inspiration and confidence needed to test and explore ideas in a safe space. You will have the opportunity to?build networks with other students, idea makers and seasoned entrepreneurs for a strong, well-connected?start to your entrepreneurial journey.

                              This program is postponed

                              The 2020 Ventures Fast Lane program has been postponed. You can keep up-to-date with our latest programs, events and opportunities by signing up to our student newsletter.

                              Over two days, you will have the opportunity to form and test your early-stage ideas for potential commercial opportunity.??

                              Day one

                              • Workshop 1. Ideation
                                Learn how to manage expectations, value ideas and know what to do after that revelation in the shower.?
                              • Workshop 2.??Design-thinking
                                Go through a framework to improve ideas and create successful prototypes.??
                              • Workshop 3.??Business model canvas
                                Translate a problem solution into a feasible business model.?

                              Day two

                              • Workshop 4. Market validation and MVP
                                You'll be shown the hackiest tools of the trade to create a minimum viable product (MVP).?
                              • Workshop 5.??Pitching theory
                                Our Entrepreneur in Residence will break down the art of pitching.??
                              • Workshop 6.??Practice makes...
                                Put your knowledge into practice. Like all skills, it requires hours of practice to get the hang of pitching.?
                              • Pitch Perfect!
                                Put your best foot forward and pitch your idea. The winner will receive some great prizes.??

                              To be eligible to apply, you must be:

                              • a current?UQ student, staff member?or?young alumni?(graduated in the last 10 years)
                              • be?interested?in entrepreneurship and innovation
                              • be ready to build your?knowledge and skills
                              • commit to attending?the full two days









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