Workshops and programs

Startup Sprint

Delivered by the Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship, this is an intensive weekend bootcamp to road test the entrepreneurial waters and gain the tools to help you get ideas off the ground.

This program is open to the public.

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MAP Velocity Program

Run by the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP), Velocity is an early-stage founder program for 20 startups.

Phase One: 10 evening workshops over July – October on topics like testing your business model and using lean startup methodology

Phase Two: selected startups will be invited to a 6-week pitch preparation program before a final showcase

This program is open to the public.

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Melbourne InnovatEd

Melbourne InnovatEd is an incubation program for educational technology (edtech) innovations focused on higher education (although inevitably such projects may have application in broader teaching and learning environments). Open to staff, students and alumni* of the University, Melbourne InnovatEd is designed to incentivise, support and drive the creation and uptake of ed tech innovations within the University (*alumni who have graduated in the previous 3 years may apply).

The program includes opportunities for professional development, seed funding, mentoring, networking and support from experts in teaching and learning innovation and entrepreneurship, drawing on expertise from Chancellery, Learning Environments, Academic Divisions, the Melbourne Entrepreneurial Centre (MEC) and industry.

For more information or to discuss your interest, please contact Melbourne InnovatEd Project Manager, Mim Ingvarson.

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The Franklins: Female Founder Leadership Series

Melbourne Accelerator Program’s, the Franklins workshop and event series, offers mentoring, introductions and practical entrepreneurial education for up to 60 high-potential female entrepreneurs each year.

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Custom Programs

Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship offers bespoke masterclasses designed for corporates, institutes and academic groups who want to inject entrepreneurial thinking into their teams.

Learn more about our masterclasses