FAQ

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?

For Venture Up Queenstown 2019 the only requirements to participate 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 2 weeks. 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?

Applications for the #VU19 are open now!

Make sure you stay tuned for all the updates and follow us on all of our social channels including Facebook and Twitter.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The programme itself won’t cost anything but there are some things that you’ll need to cover:

  • Transport to and from the Venture Up host city and venue
  • Accommodation (if you’re not from the host city)
  • Any spending money that you might want to splash

If this cost is a barrier to you applying, please get in contact with us.

WHEN AND WHERE IS VENTURE UP HELD?

The next Venture Up programme in Queenstown begins on Monday the 15th of April. It will run Mon-Fri until the 26th of April. You will be working through the public holidays. This programme will be held at the Queenstown Resort College. Applications are now open

I'VE GOT AN UNANSWERED QUESTION

We’re always happy to chat! Give our Queenstown Programme Manager, Steph, an email or phone call on the details below.

Email Steph

Phone: 021 246 0157

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