OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks 130

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Mirri Mirri Cultural Awareness Training

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 4.00-7.00PM

Mirri Mirri aims to strengthen the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people by ensuring all workshop participants feel connected and inspired by Indigenous Australia.

The Launch of GI Hub's InfraChallenge

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 5.45-8.30PM

InfraChallenge is an innovation competition aiming to accelerate the global infrastructure industry.

Extend Reality with Amy Peck

Sydney CBD / Darling Square Library / 6.00-7.00PM

Amy Peck, founder of EndeavorVR and current Senior Director of Enterprise Content at HTC Vive Studios, will discuss the intricacies of AR, VR and XR (Extended Reality) and how it has changed lives and is continuing to shift our futures.


Going Public - The Real Stories

Sydney CBD / William Buck / 5.00-7.00PM

The IPO Network invites you to hear the real stories behind going public – the strategic considerations you need to know before, during and post IPO. There are many situations - funding or exit motivations, growth & industry changes – which lead to a company evaluating an IPO as a strategic option. Those that have completed a successful IPO know the process involves the complete transformation of the people, infrastructure and culture.

The Lightbulb Moment: Idea Generation and Business Formation

Sydney Startup Hub / Antler / 6.00-8.00PM

Join a discussion on how and where the best ideas emerge, and how to capitalise on them to seize an opportunity to build the next wave of global tech companies.

Kickass Women: How to Slay in 2020

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Join a panel discussion with inspiring female leaders from the tech and business world as they share their top tips for hitting their career and personal goals, work/life balance and general advice on time management, organisation, career success and failure.

How to Raise Money for Your Startup

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.30-9.00PM

Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more.


How to Scale Your Startup: A LegalVision Masterclass

Pyrmont / LegalVision / 9.00AM-1.00PM

Learn how to scale your startup with LegalVision’s startup team. In this half-day, small-group masterclass, you will learn the strategies to scale your startup sustainably and accelerate your business’ growth.

The Narrative of Risk, Creativity, Finance and Technology

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

What lessons can be learnt from the thinking and decision making of a producer and how can they be applied to biz dev and start-ups?

Founder Hour

Newcastle / I2N Hub / 4.00-5.00PM

It's all about founders helping founders at Founder Hour. Share your recent wins, any roadblocks you are experiencing or an upcoming pitch deck with other founders who understand what you're going through and the problems you're facing.

Pitching Practice for all you Startups with IP Support

North Sydney / Griffith Hack / 4.30-8.30PM

Pitches are 5-7min, warning bell at 5min and 'the plug is pulled' at 7min. Then a judge Q&A so pitchers will be given constructive advice on how to better sell their ideas. And spectators will get to see the brave rise or fall.

Join the Dots for HealthTech

Newcastle / I2N Hub / 5.00-7.00PM

For November's Join the Dots event, the I2N is helping develop connections between individuals interested in or working in Healthtech. A short and sharp series of pitches from entrepreneurs, SMEs and researchers kicks off the event followed by informal networking to help you join the dots for future collaboration.


Billion to a Trillion with Canva

Sydney CBD / Macquarie Group / 7.30-9.30AM

Join Innovation Bay for a fireside chat with Cliff and Lisa and explore their recent $US85m raise led by Mary Meeker's VC firm, Bond, as well as local VCs, Blackbird Ventures and Sequoia China, their global ambitions heading into 2020 especially with the recent launch of Canva for Enterprise, and their aspirations to be a trillion dollar company.

Team Up Toolkit Workshop

Sydney CBD / Sydney Business School / 8.30AM-12.30PM

This workshop will showcase a range of activities that have been implemented across a range of organisations to achieve that purpose. As a participant, you will get first-hand exposure and resources to support implementation in your workplace.

How to Build a Personal Brand Without the Cringe

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

Learn how your personal brand can deliver profile to your startup and how to take some simple steps to get noticed.

Drone Wars

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe Sydney / 3.00-8.00PM

Insights on the state of the drone industry, including recent advances in technology, regulations, challenges and the future of the industry.


Tour of the Studio

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.00-1.00PM

Join The Studio for one of their fortnightly tours. Their team will be available to show you around the space and answer any of your questions.

Mindfulness for Coders

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

Mindfulness is the capacity that we all share to be aware of the present moment state of the world around us, and the world within us. To be mindful is to be in-the-moment, to know what's actually happening in our lives at any time.


Service Design Essentials

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.


UX Design Essentials

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.30PM

User Experience (UX) Design is the mindset that places the user at the centre of the development process and delivers intuitive and meaningful customer experiences. With UX Design, individuals and teams can construct digital experiences that generate commercial and brand success.

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