Weekly Sparks 098

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Monday April 15

iAccelerate Centre Tour & Information Session

North Wollongong / iAccelerate Centre / 10.30-11.30AM

Tour the iAccelerate Centre, Australia's most active accelerator and incubator, providing a permanent home for 280+ startup companies and learn more about the iAccelerate offering.

Learn How to Find your Courage and Overcome Criticism in Under an Hour with Caroline Marcus and Ky Chow

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.00PM

Learn about how Caroline overcame obstacles to forge a career path in television

Proto: Take Your Idea Further

Darlington / Wentworth Building / 3.00PM

In this 3 hour workshop, you’ll use Design Sprint techniques to conduct rapid ideation, develop low fidelity solution concepts, learn about MVP tests and practise communicating your early-stage ideas.

TUESDAY APR 16

Dataiku Sydney Meetup: NLP, Deep Learning & Image Recognition

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

For this first meet-up in Sydney, you will be walked through two data science talks with a special focus on NLP, Deep Learning and image Recognition.

Fireside chat with Nick Hungerford, Founder of UK Wealthtech Nutmeg

Sydney Startup Hub / Stone & Chalk / 1.00-2.00PM

Join Nick Hungerford, founder of Nutmeg and a former Barclays banker and Stanford University MBA who saw the early opportunities in wealthtech.

INCUBATE Demo Day - Class 13

Sydney CBD / Lower Town Hall / 5.30-9.00PM

Explore the 8 startups from INCUBATE's latest accelerator program. You'll hear about their world-class innovations, the latest discoveries and the journeys embarked upon by the top entrepreneurs from The University of Sydney.

When customer service is not just a 'nice to have'!

Sydney CBD / Freelancer / 6.00-8.30PM

Join Paul Baptist, the Vice President of Salesforce Service Cloud APAC, shares his passion for helping startups and small businesses provide their customers faster, more personalised customer service, and increase their ability to support their customers through lean service teams.

How to Map Out an Effective Customer Journey

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 6.00-8.00PM

Tom Spencer, Cofounder of Cooperate, will share with you the best way to map out a useful Customer Journey and ensure you stick to it.

How to Manage Finances for Startups

Pyrmont / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-8.00PM

Wayne Wanders - The Wealth Navigator, Virtual CFO, Speaker, Mentor, Coach and Author of 'Avoid the Poverty Trap' - will run a workshop to help you grow your business profitably faster.

WEDNESDAY APR 17

Unleash your Inner Founder: Overcoming barriers that prevent entrepreneurship

Sydney CBD / Tank Stream Labs @ Bridge St / 5.30-8.30PM

Q&A with Anthony Millet, Partner, Antler (Anthony is the former CEO of BrickX).

Launch Plus Incubator Program: Product/Service Development

North Sydney / ACU North Sydney Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

In this workshop entrepreneur and entrepreneurship academic, Dr Hormoz Ahmadi, will share how R and D and marketing management can simultaneously support the commercialisation of a start-up’s first product or service.

Startmate Demo Day, Sydney

Waterloo / COMMUNE / 6.30-9.30PM

Since January, Startmate has been supercharging 10 amazing companies working on groundbreaking technology from airborne disease tracking to vascular monitoring.

Lean Startup Sydney Meetup

Sydney CBD / Pivotal Labs / 5.30-8.30PM

A monthly meetup to hear & discuss "How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses"

Speaker Series: Working, thinking and thriving creatively

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

In this talk, psychologist Dr Chris Stevens will change your mind about what creativity is and give you pointers to a more productive creative future.

Future of Transport / #DisruptorsInTech Sydney

Sydney CBD / Deloitte Australia / 5.45-8.00PM

Join this panel discussion style meetup to discuss the Future of Transport.

GET INSPIRED!

Ultimo / UTS Startups Events Space / 6.00-8.00PM

GET INSPIRED! - will be an informal discussion with 5 amazing entrepreneurs, who will share their experiences, challenges and tips for success.

THURSDAY APR 18

Launch Plus Incubator Program: Product/service development - Strathfield

Strathfield / ACU Strathfield Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

In this workshop entrepreneur and entrepreneurship academic, Dr Hormoz Ahmadi, will share how R and D and marketing management can simultaneously support the commercialisation of a start-up’s first product or service. The session will be interactive and allow plenty of opportunity for discussion.

Thursday Gathering Cafe Nights

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 3.00-8.00PM

Thursday Gatherings are held each Thursday from 3 to 8 pm, as the flagship program of Venture Cafe Foundation, a non-profit organisation, and part of the Venture Cafe Global Institute and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Hosted by Macquarie University - we build and support the innovation community in order to accelerate innovation and to foster growth.

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