Dream Venture


Brisbane: 15 – 16 July 2021
Sydney: 29 – 30 July 2021
Melbourne: 12 – 13 August 2021

Dream Venture Masterclasses are two-day programs, dedicated to equipping Indigenous Australians with the connections, capabilities and access to capital that they need to become investor-ready, or ready to invest.

Be equipped to

raise or deploy capital

Are you an Indigenous


Indigenous Entrepreneur Masterclass

This stream prepares ambitious Indigenous founders for the capital raising process, and in doing so addresses some of the barriers that they may face in accessing funding.

  • Learn key strategies to raise capital and become investor-ready
  • Meet like-minded Indigenous entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders
  • Understand how to develop and grow a sustainable business that balances social and economic returns

Are you an Indigenous business professional, owner, or leader?


Indigenous Angel Investor Masterclass

This stream is designed to facilitate the creation of more accredited Indigenous angel investors in Australia, and deploy more capital into the Indigenous business sector for accelerated job growth.

  • Acquire key skills that are vital to angel investing: strategy, finance, marketing, people and talent, negotiations and leadership
  • Learn strategies to invest in high growth and early-stage startups
  • Join an alumnus of Indigenous angel investors
  • Access coaching, guidance and mentoring from business and investment leaders

Download the fact sheet to see information about the available masterclasses.

What’s to gain

The capabilities

Learn only from the best and brightest minds in the Australian business ecosystem. Access world-class education, mentoring and resources, with the potential for ongoing support.

The connections

It takes a community to grow a business. Create lasting relationships to level up your venture; both with your peers and the program leaders.

The capital

Turn capabilities and connections into the capital that is required for a successful raise, or investment.

Apply now

Applications are free and stay open until all spots are filled so submit yours now!

Brisbane’s Indigenous Entrepreneur Masterclass is now full.

Key partners

Founding partner


COmmunity partners


About Minderoo Foundation

Minderoo Foundation is a modern philanthropic organisation. We take on tough, persistent issues with the potential to drive massive change. We incubate ideas and accelerate impact. Minderoo Foundation is independent, forward thinking and seeks effective, scalable solutions. We are proudly Australian, and one of Asia’s largest philanthropies, with AUD $2 billion committed to a range of global initiatives.

About Generation One

Generation One’s mission is to create employment parity with and for Indigenous Australians, within one generation.

We work with our partners to secure meaningful and sustainable outcomes for Indigenous Australians through our demand-led training approach, investment and mentorship for Indigenous entrepreneurs, and programs which shift mindsets to foster financial independence.

Meet the team

Shelley Cable
Chief Executive Officer, Generation One
Les Delaforce
Indigenous Entrepreneurship Manager
Georgia Marshall
Indigenous Entrepreneurship Projects Coordinator
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