Are you a startup founder?
If you have an idea or an early-stage startup looking for a leg up, join us for an exhilarating journey of innovation and entrepreneurship through Venture Week and Venture Cup!
Immerse yourself in a week-long bootcamp-style program packed with daily seminars designed to empower you with the foundational knowledge of launching a startup. With space for up to 30 founders or startups, this is your chance to learn the ins and outs of becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Coaching and support
After Venture Week, selected founders will receive two weeks of personalised coaching and support to refine their ideas and strategies.
The climax of your journey! Venture Cup, Swinburne's longest-running pitch competition, invites the top 10 ideas chosen by the Innovation Studio panel. Get ready to pitch your transformative startup concepts for a chance to win $5000 cash prizes for each category. But that's not all – winners will also gain invaluable access to mentors, potential customers and the vibrant startup ecosystem.
Ambitious founders wanted!
If you're a visionary founder with innovative ideas that challenge conventions and bring positive change, we want you! Whether you're Swinburne staff, student or alumni, Venture Cup is your platform to shine.
Join us in redefining the future, one idea at a time. Let's build startups that are forces for good, industry transformers and status quo challengers. Your journey starts here.