OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks 131

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Fireside chat with Nagraj Kashyap from M12

Sydney Startup Hub / Microsoft Reactor / 3.00-4.00PM

M12 invests in early-stage B2B companies, with a specific interest in those with their heads in the cloud and on the edge.

Elevator Pitches 101: Brand Your Company, Brand Yourself

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.30PM

You'll learn how to cut through the clutter and differentiate yourself and your business. After the lightning masterclass, we'll move onto networking–with a difference, where you'll put your elevator pitch to the test with other successful business owners and entrepreneurs over networking drinks.


SaaStock Australasia

Pyrmont / Doltone House / Multi-Day Event

Australasia's leading conference for SaaS founders, execs and investors.

Marketing Insiders

Sydney Startup Hub / Tank Stream Labs / 8.50-10.00AM

The get together for those fascinated (or getting worried) by the rapidly changing world of Marketing and its merger with Sales. A great conversation on a different aspect of this complex field each week.

Branding on the Brink

Pyrmont / Hotwire / 6.00-8.00PM

Panel discussions feat. Uber, GoFundMe, Xinja, CPR and more, on crisis management and the value of making decisions based on brand purpose.

Unleash Your Inner Startup Founder

Sydney Startup Hub / Antler / 6.00-8.30PM

This session will explore the Antler program and the ins and outs of how you can remove and overcome the barriers to starting your first startup.

Female Founder Roundtable Get Ahead in Entrepreneurship

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 6.30-8.30PM

This event aims to bring women together and give you access to top female entrepreneurs and passionate women in business.


Maker Time: Weekly Makerspace Sessions

Sydney CBD / Darling Square Library / 4.30-6.30PM

These sessions will you help better understand maker projects and processes and the potential uses of makerspace equipment.

Fail Fast & Be Fine!

Lavender Bay / Work Inc / 6.00-8.30PM

Explore how to analyse and best capitalise on the lessons of past mistakes, whilst also focussing on dealing with the very real emotional burdens of venturing into your startup journey.


Retail Innovation & Circular Futures

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 3.00-8.00PM

Hosted as a part of Venture Cafe's weekly Thursday Gatherings.

End of Year Celebrations

Eveleigh / Cicada Innovations / 4.30-8.30PM

Australia's home of deep tech, Cicada Innovations, invites you to their networking and drinks event: The Monthly Buzz!

Prototyping: Making Ideas Happen

Sydney CBD / Darling Square Library / 6.00-8.00PM

Come and collaborate with other design enthusiasts to bring an idea to life. Exploring the iterative design process through testing, analysing and refining, this workshop will have you thinking outside the box.

Taking Niche Publishing to the World

Sydney CBD / The Studio / 6.00-9.00PM

In this conversation style event, you'll learn about their journey from idea to reality and what it takes to create a truly unique and meaningful business and build a global audience.


Exclusive Interview with Senator Andrew Bragg

Sydney Startup Hub / Stone & Chalk / 8.00-10.30AM

The event will commence with light breakfast at 8:00 am with an 8:30 am start followed by a one-hour interview between Stone & Chalk CEO Alex Scandurra and Senator Andrew Bragg, Q&A to conclude.

Risks for Founders when Accepting Investment

Darlington / Sydney Knowledge Hub / 2.30-4.00PM

This workshop hosted by Aperion Law will go through all the things you must know for your business.

Fishburners Sydney Open Day

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 11.00AM-12.00PM

Make sure to join the third Fishburners Open Day. Their team will be available to show you around the space and answer any of your questions.

Improvisation for Your Workplace

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 12.30-1.30PM

This workshop will help you communicate better in your business, boost creativity and take yourself out of your comfort zone in a safe and fun way through improvisation.

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