OCT 13-27 2021

Weekly Sparks 109

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Seeds of Change Accelerator Roadshow

Sydney CBD / Cultivate Urban Farm / 5.30-7.30PM

Come to one of the Seeds of Change Accelerator Information Roadshows to meet the team and hear more about the program - what it offers, how it's run, who can apply, and how - and network with your start-up and food industry peers.

Network with Sydney Entrepreneurs

Sydney CBD / Shelbourne Hotel / 6.30-9.00PM

Socialise over drinks with other entrepreneurs at the same stage of development. Meet potential Co-Founders. Meet potential partners.


Leading Through Chaos

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 12.30-1.30PM

In today’s ever-changing society, managing your business and personal goals may be challenging amongst clouds of chaos and disruption. How do you separate yourself from the noise, and lead yourself, team, and business to prosperity and success?

Inspire & Grow

Chatswood / The Zenith Theatre / 6.00-8.00PM

How are we supporting mediatech businesses, as well as other digital creative businesses, locally? How are we inspiring the next generation to become involved in these fast-growing industries?

Customer Journey Transformations Explained

Sydney CBD / BCG's Sydney Office / 5.30-7.30PM

Whilst Agile transformations have been happening in Australia for over a decade now, Customer Journey Transformations are considered the “new kid on the block”. But what is a Customer Journey Transformation and how is it different from an Agile Transformation? Discover the answer and more in this in depth explanation.

AirTree Speaker Series: Robyn Denholm, Chair of Tesla

Barangaroo / ACS / 5.30-7.30PM

Robyn’s promotion to Chair is a testament to her people skills, as well as a human consequence of one of the great developments in automotive history: the convergence of car and communications technology.

Dolby Presents: Stacks of Audio

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 2.00-4.00PM

Join this forum and explore some exciting Dolby sponsored initiatives.


Product Management? Please Explain

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.00-8.00PM

In an interactive panel session by Academy Xi and AGSM Innovation & Entrepreneurship, they'll answer questions around what Product Managers do, from a strategic and tactical perspective, as well as how you can position yourself to become an effective Product Manager in the future.

The Future of the Sharing Economy

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

In this panel discussion, GA invite Sydney's leaders in the Sharing Economy to share their experience starting, building and growing their sharing platforms. You'll also look at what the future holds and its impact on our economy, society and work life.

Steve Baxter, An Entrepreneur, Investor, Shark on Shark Tank

Coffs Harbour / Regional Conservatorium / 5.00-8.00PM

In this fireside chat, Steve will share some insights in being a shark, and investor, mentor and the chief entrepreneur in residence in Queensland.

Networking in Nature

Royal Botanical Gardens / Piccolo Me Cafe / 7.00-8.45AM

Networking In Nature is a monthly guided morning walk for professionals and business owners in Sydney's stunning Royal Botanic Gardens. The morning provides rich connections with like minded people and an opportunity to start the day on a healthy and inspired note.

Startup Grind Hosts Rick Baker

Sydney CBD / Hall Chadwick / 6.00-9.00PM

Rick Baker is the Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures. Prior to Blackbird, Rick was responsible for MLC’s venture capital portfolio with investments and commitments of over half a billion dollars. At MLC, Rick built a portfolio of venture fund investments alongside a group of the most successful venture capital funds in Silicon Valley and globally.

B Corp Month Panel

Barangaroo / ACS / 5.00-8.00PM

The panel will bring together leaders from successful B Corp businesses in Sydney, from brewing to insurance, crowdfunding and food, learn how these businesses are using the power of purpose to fuel their impact and their business success.

The Digital Survival Guide for Startup Founders

Sydney CBD / Work Club / 6.00-8.30PM

Business owners and tech founders all depend on technology to some degree. If you’re not from a ‘technical’ background, it can be hard to know how to look after your digital assets.


Environmental Impact Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank style pitches. This particular evening will look at a selection of startups working to have a positive environmental impact.

BridgeTech Occasional Seminar 2

Sydney CBD / Macquarie City Campus / 1.00-3.00PM

You are invited to attend The BridgeTech Program's second Occasional Seminar of 2019, with 3 distinguished speakers in the New South Wales medtech sector. This event is followed by a networking opportunity of drinks and canapes.

Women Leaders and Innovators Lunch

Macquarie University / Macquarie University Incubator / 12.00-1.00PM

Are you a woman interested in leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and all thing related? Then this monthly leadership lunch is for you!


Launch into User Experience Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

With UX Design, individuals and teams can construct digital experiences that generate commercial and brand success.

Launch into Service Design

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

Service Designers are champions of a brand’s customer experience and are responsible for identifying and delivering improvements and organisational change across people, processes, and systems. If you’d like to understand what it takes to deliver exceptional experiences, come to this one-day bootcamp.

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