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Velocity

Velocity is the University of Auckland entrepreneurship development programme. It unleashes potential, giving momentum to people, innovation and ideas. Velocity is run by a student committee, supported by the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and funded through sponsorship. Visit the Velocity website

Velocity

Velocity is the University of Auckland entrepreneurship development programme. It unleashes potential, giving momentum to people, innovation and ideas. Velocity is run by a student committee, supported by the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and funded through sponsorship. Visit the Velocity website


About Velocity

We inspire ideas, innovation and educate about venture creation. We provide mentoring and intensive workshops for the ideas to be ignited to the next stage.

Through our yearly programme of events, workshops and competitions, we empower students and staff by developing their entrepreneurial mindset. We give them the skill, contacts and inspiration so they can solve social and environmental problems, power industry as employees, and start ventures based on their research, studies or simply as a result of creative thinking.

In 2014 a global study by MIT identified the University of Auckland as one of the world’s top five emerging leaders in entrepreneurship expected to become an international innovation powerhouse in the decades ahead – and this programme was identified as the “beating heart” of this movement.

Velcoity has global impact. Previous participants are working in start-ups, SMEs, corporate firms, not-for-profit organisations and government departments. Our budding entrepreneurs have launched more than 120 start-up ventures that have attracted $200 million in investment, created more than 460 jobs and selling products and services in more than 35 countries.

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About Velocity

We inspire ideas, innovation and educate about venture creation. We provide mentoring and intensive workshops for the ideas to be ignited to the next stage.

Through our yearly programme of events, workshops and competitions, we empower students and staff by developing their entrepreneurial mindset. We give them the skill, contacts and inspiration so they can solve social and environmental problems, power industry as employees, and start ventures based on their research, studies or simply as a result of creative thinking.

In 2014 a global study by MIT identified the University of Auckland as one of the world’s top five emerging leaders in entrepreneurship expected to become an international innovation powerhouse in the decades ahead – and this programme was identified as the “beating heart” of this movement.

Velcoity has global impact. Previous participants are working in start-ups, SMEs, corporate firms, not-for-profit organisations and government departments. Our budding entrepreneurs have launched more than 120 start-up ventures that have attracted $200 million in investment, created more than 460 jobs and selling products and services in more than 35 countries.

 

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Who is it designed for?

Curious about starting a business?

Come along to the Velocity seminars and be inspired and learn. Read more…

Have a great idea?

Could your idea be a successful business? Find out here.

Is your idea worth $1,000?

Enter our Innovation Challenge.Read more…

Social entrepreneurs

Want to make the world a better place? Join our $100K Challenge

Create a new venture

Have a smart idea for a new business? Join our $100K Challenge

Leverage your technology

Created innovative IP at the University of Auckland? Join our $100K Challenge

Curious about starting a business?

Come along to the Velocity seminars and be inspired and learn. Read more…

Have a great idea?

Could your idea be a successful business? Find out here.

Is your idea worth $1,000?

Enter our Innovation Challenge.Read more…

Social entrepreneurs

Want to make the world a better place?Join our $100K Challenge

Create a new venture

Have a smart idea for a new business? Join our $100K Challenge

Leverage your technology

Created innovative IP at the University of Auckland? Join our $100K Challenge


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