• nvi@flinders.edu.au
  • Level 2, 1284 South Road Flinders at Tonsley SA 5042

Welcome to Venture Dorm


Venture Dorm will help you take your business, product or service
from idea to market validation in as little as 8 weeks.

It is the ideal program for anyone asking themselves
‘What do I need to do to turn my business idea into reality?’

What is Venture Dorm?

Venture Dorm is a pre-accelerator program that will help you take your business, product or service from idea to market validation in as little as 8 weeks. It is a hands-on, immersive experience that’s perfect for all kinds of founders – including those who have a day job or are studying.

Venture Dorm is delivered in person at Flinders New Venture Institute at Flinders at Tonsley, with the final event in the Flinders City Campus.

Applications are closed for the August 2024 intake, but you can still submit your Expression of Interest for 2025 using the button below.

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Program Outcomes

Upon graduation from Venture Dorm, you will have:

  • Defined your idea and developed a viable, sustainable business model
  • An understanding of the Lean Startup principles
  • Conducted customer development and validation
  • Created and learned how to use a Purpose to Impact Canvas
  • Created and pitched your business, service or product to experienced mentors
 
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Venture Dorm Scholarship

Flinders University Students & Alumni

Scholarship Overview

 

Flinders University students enjoy 50% off the cost of the program, instead of $995 (ex GST), only $497.5 (ex GST).

Flinders University alumni enjoy 25% off the cost of the program, instead of $995 (ex GST), only $746.25 (ex GST). 

City of Marion Youth Engagement Scholarship

Scholarship Overview

If you are aged 18-25, and live, work, study, or play in the City of Marion council area, you may be eligible for a fully funded scholarship. Please submit your application for Venture Dorm and let us know you’d like to be considered for the City of Marion scholarship. Limited spots available: the decision will be made according to eligibility and first ones to apply before 28 June 2024.

MORE INFORMATION

If you’d like to know more about the Venture Dorm Program and how you can get involved, contact the NVI team at nvi@flinders.edu.au

Katrina New Venture Institute

WHERE WE ARE

Level 2, Flinders University at Tonsley
1284 South Road
Tonsley SA 5042

Our Program Alumni: