WHO ARE WE?
AI Ventures has an ambition to build the next generation of AI driven startups in Australia. We are different because we are primarily focused on Artificial Intelligence and we are passionate about nurturing an AI ecosystem through establishing long-term partnerships, networks of entrepreneurs, investors and leading industry experts.
We offer more than just investment opportunities and funding, we partner with early stage founders for the long-term, supporting startups on their journey by providing capital, technology and business services in partnership with academia, industry, technology partners, mentors, and other investors.
WHY JOIN OUR PROGRAM?
We understand Artificial Intelligence technology and we are primarily focused on AI startups. We understand that each startup is at different stages with their own unique set of challenges which requires expertise and guidance from industry leaders who have experience.
Throughout the 12 week program, you will join a small cohort and be given opportunities to refine your idea and pitch them to a supportive network made up of industry experts, founders and our experienced team.
Importantly, our program is offered remotely, meaning that you can receive all the program benefits mentioned above from anywhere around the world. Our weekly mentoring sessions and workshops are offered on the weekend, while our online learning on the weekend, while our online learning activities can be completed throughout the week. Our program is designed to give you flexibility to fit into your schedule.
WHAT ELSE DO WE OFFER IN OUR PROGRAM?
In addition to the core components of the program, we also provide you with benefits including:
- A network of mentors and support
- Potential partnerships opportunities
- Potential investment opportunities
- Exclusive panel events with successful AI startup founders
- Exclusive benefits for women and LGBTQ founders
- Access to AI Ventures events with industry events, founders, mentors, investors, etc.
- Lifetime membership with AI Ventures
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE PROGRAM?
Our incubator program value is worth over $1500 (AUD). However, for our first cohort, the program is discounted at $500 (AUD) per person for the entire program. This price is for a limited time only.
I DON'T HAVE AN AI-FOCUSED IDEA, CAN I STILL APPLY?
At this stage, our Incubator program is intended for AI-focused ideas/start-ups. However, you can email us to discuss your idea/start-up for future programs and we may be able to offer other services to help grow your start-up.
WHAT IS THE PROGRAM STRUCTURE?
A booklet detailing further information about the contents of our program will be sent out once you’ve registered your interest. In addition, you can email us or follow us on social media to find out more about the program.
WHAT ARE THE ONGOING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS?
Each week, we expect participants to complete 3 hours of face-to-face activities including a 1 hour interactive mentor session and a 2 hour reflective pitch session. We provide weekly self-paced learning content via our online learning platform which should take approx. 1-2 hours with feedback provided upon completion.
Beyond the program, you will receive ongoing support from us as our goal is to establish long lasting relationships with our startups.
IS FUNDING GUARANTEED AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM
No, funding is not guaranteed. You will however receive the opportunity to pitch your idea to potential investors who may have interest in investing into your start-up.
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