WE ARE THE BRIDGE TO THE NEXT STAGE

A not-for-profit student-run venture fund located at the University of New South Wales. At Textbook Ventures we aim enable more UNSW students and alumni to put entrepreneurial ideas into action, both in founding startups and as venture investors.

Co-Founders Patrick and David

Co-Founders Patrick and David

STUDENT INVESTING IN STUDENTS

Our student associates are trained in assessing business models and investment opportunities. Through their work and with approval of the investment committee, we put capital behind startups with a founder connection to UNSW.

Accelerator Program

We invest in startups that have a founder connection to UNSW, catapulting them to the next stage of fundraising.

APPLICATIONS

Events & Workshops

We facilitate events and workshops on all aspects of startups to encourage greater entrepreneurial literacy.

BOOKINGS

Student Associates

We train student associates to conduct research into potential investments and act as the Investment Committee.

APPLICATIONS

WHAT OUR STARTUPS SAY

Exceptional support and feedback to help push our team in the right direction – connecting us with and pitching in front of Venture Capitalists, Marketing Specialists and Entrepreneurs.

RentAssure

Textbook Ventures were pivotal in our growth, they pushed and encouraged us, setting strategic milestones dramatically accelerating our progress.

MiniEpi http://miniepi.com.au/

ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Join our accelerator program hosted at the MCIC. Successful applicants will receive physical space at the MCIC, support from the Textbook Ventures' Founders and access to Textbook Ventures' extensive mentor networks for no cost.

PITCHING COMPETITIONS

This semester, we're host pitching contests for UNSW startups to practice fundraising. We aim to be a place where investors and entrepreneurs begin their careers. To make this happen, Textbook Ventures is supported by our advisory board who represent some of the largest venture capitalists in Australia.

STUDENT ASSOCIATES

Gain practical venture capital associate experience in a university setting. Investment Associates will be responsible for handling the cohort applications process and assisting in deciding which companies form part of Textbook Ventures' portfolio.