Events | UC Centre for Entrepreneurship


In conjunction with our academic programmes and competitions, UCE run monthly events. All are welcome, including students, UC staff and local industry.

Upcoming Events

21st Century Entrepreneurship - Lessons from Silicon Valley

Thursday 18th May | 12:00 - 1.00 pm | GreenHouse, 146A Lichfield Street

The international ecosystem supporting innovation and entrepreneurship has changed dramatically in just the last ten years. In this session, Bill Reichert, a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, will outline the key changes that entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers need to understand to be successful in this new world.

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Round Table with Bill Reichert

Thursday 18th May | 2:00 - 3.00 pm | UCE (Forestry 125)

Bill Reichert, Managing Director at Garage Technology Venturesm, has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and operating executive. In this one hour interactive Round Table, Bill will be opening the floor to questions and discussion from the audience.

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Previous Events


Market Day

Tuesday 21 February | 10.30 - 1.30 pm | Undercroft

Come on down and check out the diverse range of products and services these student ventures have on offer. 

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Summer Startup Programme Presentation Evening

Thursday 9 February | 4.00 - 7.00 pm | Vodafone, 213/221 Tuam Street

Join us for the final presentation evening of the EY Summer Startup Programme 2016/17 where the Top 11 students from this summer will pitch to a panel of judges.

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Summer Startup Programme Info Session

Thursday 8 September | 12.00 - 1.00 pm | Forestry 125

Thinking about applying for the UCE Summer Startup Programme? Come along to our information session and learn more about the Programme, scholarships and the excting summer that awaits you! This is a great opportunity for you to ask questions and get feedback on your application!

Intimate Conversations with Sue Toigo

Tuesday 16 August | 2.00 - 3.30 pm | Forestry 125

UC Centre for Entrepreneurship presents: Intimate Conversations with Sue Toigo.
Sue is an international guest currently touring New Zealand to share her her vast experience in the investment world including raising investment capital for emerging global private equity and hedge funds. Sue will also share key leadership insights from her career.

SingularityU Information Session for Students

Monday 15 August | 2.00 - 3.00 pm | Forestry 125

UC Centre for Entrepreneurship welcomes Kaila Colbin to introduce to you SingularityU New Zealand Summit. The SingularityU Summit is a wonderful opportunity for young people who are eager to know more about what their future holds.

LinkedIn 101

Wednesday 27 July | 2.00 - 3.00 pm | F1 Lecture Theatre

Get the most out of your LinkedIn profile with this LinkedIn 101 workshop brought to you by UC Centre for Entrepreneurship and Computer Chicks. Learn how to best update your LinkedIn profile, and have your profile photo taken! 

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