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Venture 2018 Final - Live Pitching, Keynotes and Business Workshops

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Venture 2018 logo green and white with link to find out more about the competition http://uod.ac.uk/venture

The Venture 2018 Final promises to be an exciting day within the University of Dundee, and indeed the city's calendar, being the final event in both Entrepreneurship Week 2018 and Dundee Business Week.

By registering today, you will secure your FREE ticket to:

  • Hear from entrepreneurial speakers including Dr Debbie Wake of MyWay Digital Health and David Tonery of Oxy-Gen Combustion

  • Take part in cutting-edge business workshops delivered by V&A Dundee, Entrepreneurial Scotland, Coca-Cola 5 by 20 and Elevator

  • Have ample networking opportunities with businesses, investors and academics

  • Speak to the 16+ expert business support organisations within our exhibition

  • Find out more about the new Centre of Entrepreneurship (including tours) that has been established on campus for Dundee City in partnership with Elevator UK

  • Watch our Staff, Students and Recent Graduates pitch live on stage for a share of the £26k prize fund


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WORKSHOPS

Workshop logos V&A Dundee, Coca-Cola 5 by 20, Entrepreneurial Scotland and Elevator

9.30am – Registration

Workshop Session 1 (Choice of 2):

  • 9.45-11.30am – ‘59 Minute Design Challenge’ – Andy Cameron and Jo McNicoll, Design for Business Programme, V&A Dundee (CAPACITY 30)

or

  • 10.30-11.30am – ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’ – Angie Foreman, Programme Director – Scotland, Coca-Cola 5by20 (CAPACITY 50)


11.30am - Tea/Coffee break, Networking and Business Support Exhibition


Workshop Session 2 (Choice of 2):

  • 12-1pm - 'Introduction to the Business Model Canvas’ - Andy Campbell, Accelerator Manager Dundee, Elevator (CAPACITY 50)

or

  • 12-1pm - 'The Power of Networks' - Sandy Kennedy, Chief Executive, Entrepreneurial Scotland (CAPACITY 50)


1pm - Lunch – Sponsored by University of Dundee Organisational Professional Development

PITCHING/KEYNOTES

2.10pm - Introduction to Afternoon, Brian McNicoll, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager, University of Dundee and Sandy Kennedy, Chief Executive, Entrepreneurial Scotland

2.15pm - Live Pitching Part I - Student Award Categories

4.15pm - Audience Vote Best Pitch – iPad Air, Sponsored by University of Dundee, Centre of Entrepreneurship

4.00pm - Tea/Coffee break, Networking and Business Support Exhibition

4.25pm - Keynote Speaker with Q&A – Dr Debbie Wake Founder & CEO, MyWay Digital Health

4.55pm - Live Pitching Part II - Staff and Recent Graduate Award Categories

6.25pm - Audience Vote Best Pitch – iPad Air, Sponsored by Converge Challenge

6.30pm - Comfort Break

6.45pm - Keynote Speaker with Q&A – David Tonery of Oxy-Gen Combustion

7.15pm - Judges Overview/Feedback

7.20pm - Prize Giving/Announcements - Karl Leydecker, Vice-Principal Learning and Teaching, University of Dundee

7.35pm - Closing Remarks

7.40pm - Wine Reception

8.30pm - Ends


To find out more about The Venture 2018 Final, visit our website.


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