Events - Wade Institute

Events

24 February 2022 | 12-1pm AEST
VC Catalyst Series: How to Make Venture Investing Your Career

Looking to break into venture investing? Join Wade Institute’s VC Catalyst Series and learn how to make it your career.

Hear from the people who’ve done it before, including Solai Valliappan (Tiger Financial Group), Matt Saraceni (Audio On Demand) and Rebecca Rozencwajg (Alice Anderson Fund), along with moderator Garry Williams (Tractor Ventures), as they explore their different journeys in pursuit of a career in venture investing and the breakthrough opportunities that have enabled them to fulfill exciting roles deploying early-stage capital.

This event is best suited to active investors interested in early-stage and startup venture capital investing.

2 March 2022 | 12-1pm AEST
VC Catalyst Series: How to Become an Early-Stage Investor

Becoming an early-stage investor can be a difficult and lonely journey. Becoming a great early-stage investor is even harder.

Join us to hear from Bede Moore (Antler Australia) and Aprill Allen (Tractor Ventures) as they share their stories, experiences, advice and pitfalls to avoid when investing in early-stage ventures. They'll cover how to think holistically, find an investing sweet spot and develop a niche value offering.

This event is best suited to active investors interested in early-stage and startup venture capital investing.

Past Event
2021 Wade Showcase Pitch Night

Join us for a night of big ideas and innovative solutions at our 2021 Wade Institute Showcase Pitch Night on Tuesday 9 November from 5.30pm - 7.00pm.

Five startups from the cohort will pitch on the night for the chance to win a share of $6,000 in seed funding. On the receiving end will be a panel of high-calibre judges, who will put the teams through their paces in a Q&A:

Peter Wade - Benefactor, Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship
Rachel Yang - Partner, Giant Leap
Kyall Walker - Founder, Ageing Decelerator & VC Catalyst alumnus

Whilst the judges determine the winners, you’ll get to have your say by casting a LIVE vote for your favourite team in the People’s Choice Award!

On the night you’ll also have the chance to hear from our new Director, Nick Kaye, and catch up with MoE alumni who are off doing amazing things all over the world!

Come along and cheer on our emerging talent, support the Australian startup ecosystem and connect with the Wade community.

Past Event
Wade Showcase Pitch Night 2020

Watch the 2020 Wade Showcase Pitch - a night of big ideas and innovative solutions as we showcase some of the incredible talent of the 2020 University of Melbourne’s Master of Entrepreneurship graduating cohort.

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