Mr Orren Prunckun

Casual Academic

College of Business, Government and Law

place Social Science South
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Orren Prunckun has been awarded Australia Day – Citizen of the Year Award, Shoestring Startups Mentors you should know in the startup space: Adelaide Edition, Startup Adelaide’s Volunteer of the Year, one of Shoestring Startups “50 Influencers in the Startup Space you should know!”, an Honorable Mention in Australian Anthill 30 Under 30 and helped develop the B/HERT award winning program, Venture Dorm. He is an entrepreneur, marketer (with advanced HTML, intermediate CSS, and basic JavaScript, PHP, Ruby, Python and SQL experience), speaker, writer (who studied under New York Times Best Selling author Michael Ellsberg), advisor, offline and online community builder and leader, executive and Global Facilitator social entrepreneur involved in the following initiatives: Startup Weekend Adelaide(founder) and Startup Adelaide (founder and director).

Orren has been featured in media outlets including The Adelaide Advertiser, InDaily, e27 Web Innovation Asia, Australian Anthill, Shoestring Startups, Startup Smart, Adelaide In-business, Radio Adelaide, Glam Adelaide, Fresh FM, Inside Adelaide, The New Daily and where he presents technology entrepreneurship as a mechanism for job creation and economic change.

Orren has spoken at Microsoft, BDO, Piper Alderman Lawyers, Flinders University, University of Adelaide, as well as The Inventors Association of Australia (SA) Inc, Social Media Adelaide, Adelaide Lean Startup Group, Pecha Kucha Adelaide, The South Start Conference, and Majoran Distillery.


2008 - Certificate IV, Financial Services - Westpac RTO

2007 - Admitted as Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia - Supreme Court of South Australia

2007 - LLB/LP - Flinders University

2005 - BA - Flinders University

Honours, awards and grants

2015 - Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award - City of Unley

2014 - Mentors you should know in the startup space: Adelaide Edition - Startup Daily

2013 - Best Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year - Business/Higher Education Round Table

2013 - 30 Under 30 Honorable Mention - Anthill Australia

2013 - Top 50 Australian Startup Influencers - Startup Daily

Topic coordinator
LEGL3112 Regulating Technology
LEGL2114 Regulating Small Business
Topic lecturer
DSGN3712 New Venture Design and Creation
LEGL2114 Regulating Small Business
LEGL3112 Regulating Technology
BUSN3045 Start-up Ventures
BUSN9145 Enterprise and Innovation Project
INNO1001 Innovative and Creative Thinking: Recognising Opportunities
INNO3002 Going Live! Entrepreneurial Strategies, Resources and Activities
INNO1100 Legal Innovation and Creative Thinking: Recognising Opportunities in the Legal Sector
  • Marketing
  • New Venture Creation
  • Online Marketing
  • Online Sales
  • Regulating Emerging Technology & Technology Law
  • Regulating Small Business & Small Business Law
  • Sales
  • Startups