Venture Description is software to help people build thriving learning communities. We want to help to build a better system for face to face adult community education, including software, resources and helpful community of collaboration for anyone to be able to pick up and run a local community learning business.

Key personnel

  • Ants: (Director: Future strat/business development/org development/marketing)
  • Silv: (Director: Product owner/community development/educational strategy/financial operations)
  • Developing a pod. Engaging Don Smith and Gen Parkes over the next phase to lead product development.

Links to website or other resources


Latest Quarterly Update

  • May 2016
  • restructuring, refinancing, repositioning & relaunching (next 2 quarters)

Founding Date & Brief History

Silvia and Linc had a cup of coffee in mid 2012, started a community meetup running classes, where anyone could teach – Silvia built this up so that 18 months later Ants joined and we started to build a software team to scale the idea via – that process is still going….

Legal structure

Limited Liability Company

Business Model

  • $2pp via booking fees on
  • hoping to expand products to include subscription white label in the next wave of work.

Social Impact Strategy / Theory of Change

Empowering community led adult education. Lower the barriers/costs and raise the resources for community organisers and teachers who want to independently teach face-to-face classes in their area.

Venture Stewards

  • Anthony Cabral
  • Silvia Zuur
  • Rohan Wakefield

Enspiral Foundation Contribution

  • non-financial – EF uses, directors support the network in all our work. trickles of press and credibility here and there. pretty dormant for now.