Bringing ideas to life Developing the mindset, skillset and toolset of
  • makers
  • dreamers
  • doers
to navigate the entrepreneurial journey

Supporting thriving entrepreneurial communities

Instigator is where talent, knowledge, resources collide to grow and develop the entrepreneurial capability within our ecosystem. It provides events and experiences, creates a safe space for ideas and fosters participation, collaboration and trust. It exists to equip individuals and their communities with the necessary mindset, skills, tools and connections they need to prosper.

Start your entrepreneurial journey

Make change happen


Access the programmes and workshops you need to take charge of your business idea, build confidence, define what you do and set your startup up for growth.


Connect with people bottom-up, top-down, outside-in. Meet the community leaders, experts and coaches and peers that are centre of our entrepreneurial ecosystem


Participate, join in, invest time and passion to quickly find knowledge and resources you need to succeed


Independent, result-focused entrepreneurs make use of flexible, local collaborative work places. Here are some coworking spaces where you can join them.

Share knowledge, talent & expertise

Are you a coach and/or a mentor?

Consider supporting early stage entrepreneurs


Want to be part of it?

Volunteer at one (or more) of the many community events that run year long


“It is a fundamental right for anyone who has a big idea to be able to bring it to life"
Ewing Marion Kauffman


Instigator is a curated suite of programmes, events, and workshops designed by Venture Centre to support the digital and entrepreneurial capability of individuals and their communities. It exists to inspire and equip them with the skills, tools, mindset and connections they need to build impactful ventures and prosper.


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