Entrepreneurship week 21 - 25 August 2017

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RMIT Entrepreneurship week provides an exciting opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs and design professionals from diverse industries. Hear about their business journey, and learn how to develop and start your own business or enterprise.

Some events are also part of the Victorian Small Business Festival, where over 450 events will help you learn new skills and get involved in exciting new opportunities.

Women Who Startup

A panel of female (alumni) entrepreneurs and business leaders will take the audience through their personal journey of starting or leading a business. Panellists will share advice based on the challenges they faced and the pitfalls they had to navigate on the way to where they are today.

Date: Tuesday 15 August
Time: 5–6.30 pm
Location: The Old Chapel, Old Melbourne Gaol, Bldg. 11, Level 3, Room 1

Registration for RMIT students: Women Who Startup

The creative entrepreneur: from idea to success

Setting up your own business can be an exciting experience. But you need to be aware of what’s involved in running a business to save yourself time and money before you start. Come along to hear the stories of successful start-ups and learn from their experiences. They'll present their projects and share insights into how to start, build, fund and run your own successful start-up business.

Date: Tuesday 22 August
Time: 5–6:30 pm
Location: Storey Hall, Building 16, Level 5, Auditorium

Registration for RMIT students: The creative entrepreneur: from idea to success

Funding your start-up

If you have an idea, project or business to fund, there are plenty of ways to raise the money to get it started. A panel of experts will look at options such as crowd funding, angel investment, loans and funding schemes, and give you tips on how to make successful applications, bids, pitches and campaigns.

Date: Tuesday 23 August
Time: 5–6:30 pm
Location: Storey Hall, Building 16, Level 5, Auditorium

Registration for RMIT students: Funding your Startup

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