400 Mentor Sessions, 6 Cities across Queensland, 2 hours
If you have an idea, or an itch of an idea for a new startup business and want to explore the concept with a range of willing entrepreneurs and expert mentors all in the one place at the one time, then register now for the 5th Mentor Blaze ultimate mentoring event.
Mentor Blaze is a high energy, speed mentoring event held locally at ilab Accelerator in Brisbane, and simultaneously at a range of locations across Queensland including Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Sunshine Coast, Toowoomba - sign up for any of these other locations through mentorblaze.com.
It is a great opportunity to meet 1-on-1 with startup founders, entrepreneurs, expert service providers, investors and more. It is fast and furious - each session is 20 minutes. Following the mentoring, you will be able to network with other attendees and the mentors. Places are limited so be quick if you’re keen to come along.
"Mentor blaze is such a great opportunity to reach out, ask questions and make valuable connections – I recommend it to anyone thinking of, doing or involved in a start-up”
Simone Perkins - Founder - The Perch Project
Mentors are also linked via Skype between locations making this a truly networked mentoring mecca. You will also meet and share stories with other local entrepreneurs all looking to change the world with new business startups.
Mentors: If you would like to offer your mentoring services, then you can also register your interest through the Mentor signup on Mentor Blaze website and you will be connected with the local organisers.
“Mentor Blaze is like receiving a transfusion of pure enthusiasm”
3:45pm Mentors and mentees arrive and find their place.
3:50:pm Instructions for Mentor Blaze.
4:00pm Mentoring commences 4pm sharp at all locations. Each mentor will conduct 6 x 20 minute sessions.
6:00pm Networking with refreshments
One week prior to the event, all registered attendees will be invited to an interactive schedule listing mentors and their available sessions. Simply book three possibly four time-slots with different mentors you'd like to speak with.
There is a small $15 fee to contribute to covering costs.
This Eventbrite registration is for those attending in Brisbane only - if you want to attend in other sites across Queensland, then go to mentorblaze.com and select your preferred option.
ilab supports and assists entrepreneurs and early stage, high-tech companies through the first few years of development providing seed funding, team development and mentor networks for founders; creating investor ready companies with increased chances of success.
ilab has incubated over 140 start-up companies and helped them raise over $80 million in grant and investment capital to fund their growth and generate nearly 800 technology jobs.
ilab is operated by UniQuest, The University of Queensland commercialisation company, and is proudly supported by the Queensland Government.
For more information about ilab, visit our website.
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ilab at UQ Team
ilab at UQ finds, supports & builds UQ's student, researcher and alumni entrepreneurs through the creation of disruptive, high growth startups and social enterprises ilab at UQ has funded, guided and supported 130 startups in Queensland since 2012. Since 2015, ilab startups have successfully secured over $17 million early stage investment. For more information, visit ilabuq.com.au.