WHAT IS VENTURE UP?
Venture Up is a business accelerator for young New Zealanders, aged between 16-22 who have proven they’re driven, motivated and determined.
During the programme, you’ll be provided with all the support and tools to start a business and develop your leadership skills with some of New Zealand’s best business talent.
WHAT IS A BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAMME?
A business accelerator is a programme of learning, mentorship and growth experience to get your entrepreneurial skill set, personal experience and business venture going bigger, better, & faster.
WHO CAN TAKE PART?
The only requirements to participate in Venture Up is that you’re between 16-22 years of age. You may still be studying at high school or university but you will need to commit to working full-time on the programme for the duration of the programme (2–4 weeks, dependent on the programme). The programme is designed to enhance your entrepreneurial mindset and upskill you in all things business. An experience that would contribute to your studies or career.
Participants from outside the region will be required to find accommodation while the programme is running. If this is a barrier for you to do the programme, please get in contact with us.
HOW DO I APPLY?
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
The programme is fully funded thanks to our incredible sponsors.
There are however some costs that you will need to cover: accommodation, travel, along with meals and any spending money that you require.
WHEN AND WHERE IS VENTURE UP HELD?
The Venture Up programme has previously been held in Wellington, Auckland and, for the first time, in Queenstown in early 2019.
The location(s) of upcoming programmes is announced when applications open.
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