Weekly Sparks 115

Weekly Sparks 115

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MONDAY AUG 12

Unleash the Power of LinkedIn Content Creation

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Whether you’re an entry level employee, entrepreneur or C-suite executive - this LinkedIn Mixer will provide you with actionable insights that you can use to build your personal brand and career/business organically!

Startup Maths: Equity & Valuation

Sydney Startup Hub / Stone & Chalk / 5.30-7.00PM

This session will help you understand how equity works initially and over multiple rounds as you’re raising capital.

User Interface: Basic Principles & Common Questions

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-7.30PM

So how do you make sure you are adhering to the principles of great UI design? What are some of the key areas to watch out for? 

Coding for Beginners

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-7.00PM

This session, designed for the beginner programmer, will assume no previous coding knowledge.

TUESDAY AUG 13

Is Facebook's Move into Financial Services an Opportunity for Fintechs?

Sydney CBD / Tank Stream Labs @ Bridge St / 5.30-8.00PM

This panel will discuss the ideas, trends, challenges and opportunities behind the Libra and Calibra venture.

Future Science 2040

Sydney CBD / Parliament of New South Wales / 7.30-9.30AM

What does the future hold for scientific research in this country? How will new tools such as big data, automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning impact our scientists and their work?

How to Actually Start Your Business

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Join Kaylene, Founder of StartUp Creative for an evening of practical step by step advice on exactly where to start to make your business dreams a reality.

WEDNESDAY AUG 14

Mastering Difficult Conversations That Will Change Your Life

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

In this interactive session, Ellenor Cox will help you discover the 5 key strategies to ensure a successful outcome in any challenging and difficult conversation.

Re-Imagining Our Future Workplaces

Sydney CBD / 33 Erskine St / 8.30AM-5.30PM

The framework of the day will be based on the "8 Corporate Rebels trends”, and will provide a great opportunity to meet and learn from like minded individuals.

How to Live a Zero Waste Life with Anita Vandyke

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-7.30PM

The masterclass will be interactive and involve making beauty and cleaning products and a talk about zero waste living.

Setting up for Success

Chatswood / The Zenith Theatre / 6.00-8.00PM

In this session you'll explore the many variables that it takes to get right to get a digital creative business to grow – finding your niche in the market, identifying the right people to work with you, focusing on your minimum viable product.

Advanced Storytelling Techniques for Innovation

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 9.30AM-4.30PM

Harnessing the power of innovation and storytelling produces collaboration, creativity and a shared vision for the future. How does storytelling create value for the greater good of our projects, organisations and teams?

Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest Semi-Final

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 5.00-8.00PM

Eleven bright startups from Armidale, Bathurst, Broken Hill, Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour, Hunter, Dubbo, Lightning Ridge, Wagga Wagga, Wollongong and Young will pitch their business ideas to a panel of esteemed judges from across the NSW startup scene.

Women Building Careers in Tech

Sydney CBD / ACS Building / 6.00-8.30PM

The next Tech Ready Women event co-hosted with ACS will deliver the value, motivation and inspiration you’ve been looking for to take the next step in your career.

Women and the Internet

Sydney CBD / Lower Town Hall / 6.30-7.45PM

VICE reporter and musician Claire L Evans tells the story of internet’s unsung female heroes. From Ada Lovelace who wrote the first computer program back in the Victorian Age (100 years before the first computer was built), to Elizabeth Feinler who helped create the first domain names, women have been a huge part of every significant milestone in web development.

THURSDAY AUG 15

Sydney Hardware Tech Meetup

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 3.00-8.00PM

The Sydney Hardware Startup Meetup community will takeover Venture Cafe for a range of talks, showcases and demos.

Pitch to Investors Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 5.45-8.30PM

This quarterly event is an opportunity for 6 market-ready startups and scaleups from The Studio and its community to pitch for investment.

Re-Imagining Our Future Workplaces - 8 Global Trends

Sydney CBD / 33 Erskine St / 8.30AM-5.30PM

The framework of the day will be based on the "8 Corporate Rebels trends”, and will provide a great opportunity to meet and learn from like minded individuals.

ShireBiz Quarterly

Burraneer / Royal Motor Yacht Club / 5.15-7.00PM

ShireBiz quarterly is a great networking opportunity for local business and ShireBiz members to showcase upcoming projects and business in Southern Sydney.

Jumpstart Pitch Night

Sydney CBD / Hall Chadwick / 6.00-8.00PM

JUMPSTART organizes the first pitch night for Entrepreneurs in Sydney. Each pitch will have a STRICT 5 min presentation.

Justin Dry from Vinomofo at Startup Grind Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour / CHEC Ospray Restaurant / 5.30-7:30PM

Justin Dry is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Co-Founder + CEO of Vinomofo, one of Australia’s fastest-growing companies.

FRIDAY AUG 16

Scaling Across Borders

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

In this workshop, TransferWise's APAC debit card product team will share their market expansion strategy and insights on building a global product.

UTS Student Pitch Night

Sydney CBD / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank style, Friday Night Pitches. This particular evening will be partnered with UTS Startups – the home of student entrepreneurship at UTS.

Entrepreneur's Hour: Ceres Tag

Armidale / UNE SMART Region Incubator / 1.00-2.00PM

Hear from David and Melita Smith founders of Ceres Tag as they speak on ‘Going Global from Day One’.

The Future of Digital Learning to Drive Behavioural Change

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.00PM

Join Haymarket HQ for a special evening with So-Young Kang who will be coming all the way from Singapore to share her insights on the future of learning.

SUNDAY AUG 18

Launch into Service Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

If you’d like to understand what it takes to deliver exceptional experiences, come to our one-day bootcamp.

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