Starting a Business Later in Life
Univentures is delighted to advise that funding has been obtained to develop a customised online programme, in partnership with UC Online, for those over 50 seeking to start a business for the first time.Learn More
What We Do
Univentures® Ltd is a social enterprise
We offer customised startup programmes
We work with innovators and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into new ventures.Who For?
Our current programmes are designed for two different target audiences: Postgraduates and Later-in-Life Innovators.
The first target audience are postgraduates in science and technology fields who want to develop innovation and entrepreneurial skills to help prepare them to commercialise new opportunities that emerge form research and development.Learn More
Later in Life (50+) Entrepreneurs
The second and more recent target audience is those over 50 who want to start a business for the first time later in life but have no prior experience of doing so. A specialist programme has been developed, the first of its kind in New Zealand.Learn More
Working With Us?
What does it look like to work with Univentures Ltd?
Dr Chris Kirk
Dr Chris Kirk is an internationally qualified startup expert and coach. He has led the development and delivery of Univenture’s unique programmes and style of delivery and works in partnership with a team of associates.