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Have you got a great business idea but need help with the next steps? Then come on an ivenTUre this summer with TU Dublin. ivenTUre is TU Dublin’s student entrepreneur accelerator, open to all students, full-time, part-time, undergraduate, and postgraduate. The programme will run over 4 weeks from 24 May 2022 to 30 June 2022 and will provide students with an opportunity to work on their business ideas under the guidance of expert mentors, tutors, and entrepreneurs.

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Who can apply?  

If you are already running your own business or you have a great idea for a business make sure to apply by clicking HERE

Students can apply as individuals or as teams of 2-4 persons. Applications from students in all disciplines are warmly welcomed. 

Apply Here

Participants receive: 

  • A 5-week part-time accelerator programme with leading trainers across 10 workshops and masterclasses. 
  • A chance to pitch your idea, at the end of the programme, to a panel of experts and win prices.
  • A certificate of completion to add to your resume.
  • And opportunity to access follow-on support to develop your business idea, with the TU Dublin business incubators (Hothouse, LINC and Synergy Centre

Dates and details: 

Workshop and masterclasses will be a blend of online and in-person events.

Provisional Schedule as follows:





Tuesday 24 May 2022

9.30am – 4.00pm


Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Creative Thinking, Lean Canvas, Lean Thinking

Thursday 26 May 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Problem/Solution Fit → Developing Your Value Proposition

Tuesday 31 May 2022

9.30am – 4.00pm


Market Research - Customer Discovery Approaches

Thursday 02 June 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Competitive Environment - Identifying Opportunities

Tuesday 07 June 2022

9.30am – 4.00pm


Marketing, Communications & PR

Thursday 09 June 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Sales - Planning, Negotiation & Execution

Monday 13 June 2022

9.30am – 4.00pm


Finance & Funding for Start-Ups

Wednesday 15 June 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Building & Leading a Team

Monday 20 June 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Planning, Pitching & Presenting Your Business

Wednesday 22 June 2022

9.30am - 1pm


Individual Pitch Practice Sessions

Friday 24 June 2022

10.00am – 1.00pm


Pitching semi finals

Thursday 30 June 2022

10.30am - 12noon


Live Pitch Finals


How to apply: 

Click HERE! to apply today.

Limited places available, applicants will be subject to a competitive evaluation process.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 28 April 2022. 

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“The programme helped me open my mind and look at things from a different perspective”  

Alina Toader, TU Dublin Student 

“ …. helped me make connections with people with great minds and ideas. Highly recommend it!” 

Adina Toader, TU Dublin Student