Empowering entrepreneurs at Deakin University

We're empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

 
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We have two goals

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Firstly, to create a life-changing hub for Deakin students, staff and alumni, that connects them to the world-wide startup community.

Secondly, giving entrepreneurs the best possible start by providing funding, co-working space, industry connections and mentorship.

 

The team that make SPARK Deakin possible

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Svetha Venkatesh   Program Sponsor

Svetha Venkatesh

Program Sponsor

Josh Farr   Associate

Josh Farr

Associate

Daizy Maan   Program Manager

Daizy Maan

Program Manager

Ayush Jain   Associate

Ayush Jain

Associate

Mary Minas   Associate

Mary Minas

Associate

Diletta Legowo   Growth Marketing Associate

Diletta Legowo

Growth Marketing Associate

 

Meet your SPARK Mentors

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Vincent Wilson   CEO Deakin Residential Services

Vincent Wilson

CEO Deakin Residential Services

Pawan Lalwani   Founder and CEO Language Your Way

Pawan Lalwani

Founder and CEO Language Your Way

Dr Murray Height   CEO HeiQ Australia

Dr Murray Height

CEO HeiQ Australia

Tanya Dontas   Co-Founder Vollie

Tanya Dontas

Co-Founder Vollie

 
Kevin Murphy   Executive Director at Deakin University

Kevin Murphy

Executive Director at Deakin University

Kathy Reid   President of Linux Australia, Tech Consultant

Kathy Reid

President of Linux Australia, Tech Consultant

Isaac Jeffries   Finance Analyst at Business for Development and Business Model Consultant at The Difference Incubator

Isaac Jeffries

Finance Analyst at Business for Development and Business Model Consultant at The Difference Incubator

Lucy Bloomfield   Co-founder Trefiel

Lucy Bloomfield

Co-founder Trefiel

Levi Aron   Country Manager, Deliveroo

Levi Aron

Country Manager, Deliveroo

 
 
 
 
 

“Having mentors who are experts is crucial to your businesses success and with SPARK, you have access to industry leaders. I wish I had of had them in my business from day one.”

Lucy Bloomfield, Trefiel

 
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