8-week introductory Startup Course – Consider it ‘Startups 101’

Proto is an introduction to all things startup: fundamental frameworks, how to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, build out your network and refine your business idea/s. The weekly workshops assist you in learning about the startup ecosystem, building your network and advancing your ideas.

Proto is open and free for The University of Sydney community – students, alumni, staff and researchers.

Expressions of Interest for Proto in Semester 2 are now open! Submit yours here.

  • Exclusively available for individuals in the University of Sydney Community
  • Delivered online for those unable to attend campus
  • For those wanting an introduction to the world of Startups
  • Having a business idea is not a pre-requisite
Time Commitment:
  • 2-hour weekly workshops delivered online – attendance required
  • 1 hour worth of weekly readings and workshop tasks – required
  • Invites to networking & community events – not required but encouraged
Program Overview
  • 8-week course comprising of 2-hour online weekly workshops
  • Community-focused approach to foster collaboration
  • Skill-building for utilisisation as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur
  • Weekly workshop tasks to implement key learnings
  • Exclusive invites to a range of INCUBATE networking and community events
  • Access to INCUBATE’s community of mentors to build network
  • Proto acts as a gateway into ProtoX to advance your business ideas, test and prototype