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CBE Venture Lab


  1. Venture supporting entrepreneurial behaviour and success for students and staff of the ANU;

  1. Lab exploring how to best do the above.

The Venture Lab is a pilot initiative offering not-for-credit programs that combine research and teaching to develop entrepreneurial skills and projects.

We have a range of programs and activities running each semester for students, staff and alumni of the ANU.


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The Community

The Venture Lab has been developed through consultation and engagement with students, staff and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem.

This has led to a growing community that gathers, shares expertise and provides feedback for each other’s projects. You can join or follow the community through our Mailing List or Instagram.

The Space

The Venture Lab consists of four rooms. Each of these has been designed for different activities and interactions.

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The Lounge

Designed for Connections & Conversation.

Currently possesses:
+ Couches & coffee tables;
+ Basic kitchen equipment;
+ Fridge for food storage.

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The Hall

Designed for Presentations & Discussion.

Currently possesses:
+ Whiteboard wall;
+ Seats for 20 people;
+ Storage for bags;
+ Stationary rack;
+ Optional projector.

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The Studio

Designed for Collaboration & Productivity.

Currently possesses:
+ Whiteboard wall;
+ 3 Sit/Stand tables;
+ Seating for 12 people;
+ Storage for bags;
+ Stationary rack;
+ Office equipment.

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The Boardroom

Designed for Strategy and Co-creation.

Currently possesses:
+ Whiteboard wall;
+ 4 tables for teamwork;
+ Seating for 16 people;
+ Storage for bags;
+ Stationary rack;
+ Optional projector.

For booking, email venturelab.cbe@anu.edu.au

The Program

Each semester, the Venture Lab has a number of not-for-credit streams available for students and staff of the ANU. You can find our current offerings below:

Skill Development Stream

This is designed to support people who have an innovative idea or an interest in exploring entrepreneurship as a potential career path. Its primary function is to provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to conceive, structure and articulate a venture concept.

Applications open July 8th-21st, 2019

Semester II Overview

  • 5 Workshops.
  • Access to the Venture Lab.
  • Optional pitch for funding.
  • 24 spots available.
  • Extracurricular and Free.

Download the Information Sheet

Join the Mailing List

Stay up to date with with events, activities and other Venture Lab News by signing up to our mailing list.

Your information will only be used internally for the purposes of tracking the size and background of our community.

Contact Info

For more information, get in touch with the Lab Facilitator via venturelab.cbe@anu.edu.au

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Updated:   24 April 2019 / Responsible Officer:  CBE Communications and Outreach / Page Contact:  College Web Team