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Tools for Change

ONLINE / City of Sydney / 5.30-7.45PM AEST

Constant change in business is inevitable, and this workshop will help you harness change positively, and manage the people issues that arise during business changes.


Authenticity and Mission with Mikaela Jade

ONLINE / Blackbird / 8.00AM AEST

In this session, Mikaela will discuss the importance of brand authenticity and using your mission to define your goals, solidify culture and guide future decisions.

How Businesses Actually Raise Capital on Sand Hill Road

ONLINE / Queensland Chief Entrepreneur / 11.00-11.45AM AEST

Toolbox Talk with David McKeague.

Can Your Bank Account Save the World?

ONLINE / Impact Investing & Sustainable Finance / 12.30-1.30PM AEST

Join this event on sustainable banking to dive into sustainable banking trends in Australia and globally and learn how our choices as consumers can make a difference.

Elevate+ 2020 Showcase

ONLINE / Impact Boom / 5.45-8.00PM AEST

Join the Elevate+ 2020 Showcase for a fun-filled evening online, hearing pitches from the 14 impact-led teams who were selected as part of this year's accelerator program. You'll connect with purpose-led people and find inspiration to fuel your projects.


How Do We Feed 10 Billion People by 2050

ONLINE / General Assembly / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Over the last five years investment in agri-food tech has increased 250% (AgFunder). Australia saw an increase in funding in 2019 in agriculture and food technology, while the rest of the world saw a small decline. So how do we move to a more sustainable global diet? What changes need to be made in the supply chain for food tech? How similar to meat are these substitutes? What should we do with all the food waste created? Are we seeing a change in consumer purchasing trends?

Regardless of Market Volatility, Growth is Possible!

ONLINE / Stone & Chalk / 12.30-1.45PM AEST

Curious about the crazy changes upturning industries courtesy of COVID19? What has happened and what is to come? Want to know how you can slingshot out of lockdown and thrive in the post-COVID economy?

Navigating Difficult Relationships in the Workplace

ONLINE / General Assembly / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

The aim of this session is to help attendees reduce the negative impact of any current or future workplace relationships.

The Making of Leading Marketplaces

ONLINE / Stripe / 1.00-1.45PM AEST

Join leaders from Airtasker, Deliveroo, and RedBalloon for a live conversation on ways to successfully grow your online marketplace and increase buyer and seller happiness.

What it Takes to Become a Great Product Manager

ONLINE / General Assembly / 2.00-3.00PM AEST

The demand for product managers is higher than ever. But, this doesn’t mean that there’s a clear understanding of the tasks attributed to the product management position, or the difficulties a product manager may face. Product Management is a function that means different things to different organizations.

Academy of Entrepreneurs' Online Open Day

ONLINE / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-7.00PM AEST

You're invited to this 100% Online Open Day to get to know Academy of Entrepreneurs – award-winning college & the world's 1st accredited incubator!

Evening Yoga for Entrepreneurs

ONLINE / Founder Institute / 8.30-9.30PM AEST

An ancient philosophy and way of living passed down through centuries, the benefits of regularly practicing Yoga go beyond relaxation and recalibration of the mind and body, it also helps us to tap in our unconscious mind which holds our deepest creativity and much more inner resources.


Central Coast Innovation Breakfast: The Future of Education

ONLINE / Central Coast Council / 8.30-10.00AM AEST

As we move through the economic challenges from the impact of COVID-19 restrictions, it’s important for us to stay connected and focus on how we can use innovation to get us through this time and grow stronger into the future.

Innovation Strategy Webinar

ONLINE / Innovation 360 / 10.00-11.00AM AEST

Join Innovation 360 for this interactive webinar featuring Peter Glasheen, Managing Director at Innovation 360 Australia and Bill Truettner, Principal Innovation Consultant at Planview Inc. who will explain current research on today's opportunity for innovation, along with a methodology for choosing the right innovation strategy and where to start.

Founder Connect

ONLINE / Startup Victoria / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Startup Victoria's Founder Connect program is a series of bi-weekly online networking sessions designed to maximise your minutes by helping you forge valuable connections with your peers from the startup community - all in a lunch hour!

From Vision to OKRs

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Within one hour, you will see a simple model to go from a high-level vision to quarterly OKRs. We'll break down your North Star into actionable elements to identify the things that you should focus on, and the best way to get there.

Getting a Grip on Your Market

ONLINE / Luna / 1.00PM AEST

Marketing for your business can be a black hole. And now - with COVID-19, the rules have totally changed. How much should you spend? What’s the best strategy to employ? What actually works?

DIF2020 Festival Community Call

ONLINE / DIFvic / 2.00-3.00PM AEST

Join DIFvic to develop creative ways to connect, share ideas and keep learning during these troubling times.

How Not to Fail with AI in Product

ONLINE / Terem / 3.00-4.00PM AEST

In this talk, Phil Laufenberg will share his insights on how not to fail with AI from over a decade in product as Chief Product Officer at Practera, an AI-enabled education technology company. Phil will provide three simple, practical tips to product leaders who want to successfully leverage new AI technologies to create products that have a big impact.

Women in Business - Scaling and Growing Your Startups

ONLINE / Stone & Chalk / 5.00-6.00PM AEST

Stone & Chalk and Cartier are excited to bring you a panel of experienced and inspiring women to discuss the complex challenges, obstacles and opportunities that they have faced with starting and scaling their businesses - and how you can best tackle these too!

How to Turn Your Idea into a Business

ONLINE / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-7.00PM AEST

Learn how to start a business with the founders of Academy of Entrepreneurs and Open Borders Australia.


Friday Night Pitches with FutureUp Startups

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-7.00PM AEST

Ever wondered what you could achieve in 12 weeks, as part of a pre-accelerator program?

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