OCT 13-27 2021

Weekly Sparks 158

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Do You Want to be an Entrepreneur?

ONLINE / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 4.00-5.00PM AEST

Learn how to start a business with the founder of Academy of Entrepreneurs in partnership with Best Partner Education.


Hiring Your Team with Kirsti Grant

ONLINE / Blackbird / 8.00AM AEST

Hiring is what keeps founders up at night. It is the single most important thing for early stage startups, and it’s tough. Join Kirsti Grant the Director of People Experience at NZ startup Auror, for a discussion on hiring, culture, performance management.

How She Got There: Women in Coding

ONLINE / General Assembly / 2.00-3.00PM AEST

Join a panel of outstanding women as they discuss what a career in engineering has brought to them and how you can benefit from it too.

What I Learnt from High-Performance Sports

ONLINE / GoCardeless / 3.00PM AEST

GoCardless is excited to present Jamil Qureshi, Mind Coach, Sports Psychologist in an exclusive webinar event to learn the business mindset of the world’s elite.

From Student to 2 Year Paid Visa

ONLINE / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-7.00PM AEST

International Graduate students may be eligible to apply for up to 2 years of paid Professional Development Programs in Australia.

How to Build a Startup with Both Profit & Purpose

ONLINE / Founder Institute / 6.30-8.00PM AEST

In this invigorating discussion, you will cover all you need to know in order to run a startup making a nice profit, and serving a great purpose at the same time.

Australian Clean Energy Summit

ONLINE / Clean Energy Council / 3.00PM AEST

Across four 90-minute webinars, the 2020 Australian Clean Energy Summit Webinar Series will welcome some of Australia’s leading renewable energy experts to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities facing the Australian clean energy industry.


The Rise of E-Commerce

ONLINE / Innovation Bay / 8.00AM AEST

Join an expert ecommerce panel to answer your questions about the current state of ecommerce in Australia and where it’s heading.

How to (Legally) Cut Your Tax Bill and Invest Tax-Smart

ONLINE / General Assembly / 10.30-11.30AM AEST

With the new financial year comes new possibilities. But there’s so many different opinions out there when it comes to the things you can do to reduce your tax (legally), it’s hard to know who to listen to or who to trust.

EntrepreneurFEST 2020

ONLINE / Australian Entrepreneurship Alliance / 10.00AM-1.30PM AEST

EntrepreneurFEST is a free online summit for anyone who is an Entrepreneur or looking to explore their Entrepreneurial side.

Securing Funding with Jackie Vullinghs (AirTree Ventures)

ONLINE / Luna / 12.00PM AEST

Investment can help accelerate your startup, but the road to getting investment can be a daunting process for any founder. When is the right time to get investment? And where is the map for getting there?

When Wine Meets Tech


Explore the future of wine across four areas with the enablers, inventors and adopters that will shape it.

eNVIsage Showcase

ONLINE / New Venture Institute / 4.30-5.30PM AEST

Celebrate NVI's most recent graduates from Venture Dorm, the Innovative Manufacturing Accelerator and FOMENT Australia's Wine and Tech Revolution. Come and see the finished product - whether it be a polished pitch, progression of learning or presentation on what's next.

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.

Finding a Job During a Recession

ONLINE / Taikera / 7.30-8.30PM AEST

In this masterclass, go through the top tips and strategies you can implement for finding a job in a post-Covid world.

Hero's Journey: The Startup Adventure

ONLINE / BlueChilli / 7.30-9.00PM AEST

If you want to understand what it’s like to launch a startup or run your own business, explore the call to adventure and the road of trials in this fireside chat with entrepreneur & screenwriter Jamie Engel, entrepreneur & imagination teacher Kelly-Ann Denton, and entrepreneur & filmmaker Russell Scott.


Data and AI Virtual Forum

ONLINE / Corinium Global Intelligence / 10.30AM-2.30PM AEST

Whether you’re an executive, business user, data scientist, or IT practitioner, this free virtual experience promises insightful discussions with industry pioneers and technical sessions that’ll leave you ready to embrace the possibilities of AI.

Getting Back to Maximum Productivity

ONLINE / Regional Rising / 11.00AM AEST

The world has been in a massive state of upheaval... now it’s time to ‘crack-on’ and get stuff done.

Lloyd Ernst & Leah Callon-Butler - A Fireside Chat About Outsourcin

ONLINE / Startup Grind / 11.30AM AEST

Leah and Lloyd will chat about Lloyd’s journey as a serial tech entrepreneur and how he came to set up in the Philippines, while debunking some common misconceptions about global outsourcing and offering insights into the cross-cultural realities that tend to define the success (or failure) of remote working arrangements.

NBI: Virtual

ONLINE / Northern Beaches Innovation / 12.00PM AEST

Join an expert panel, limbering up to discuss what's next for the future of working, and how innovation thrives remotely.

Unpacking the Future of Advanced Manufacturing

ONLINE / Cicada Innovations / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

What really is the scope of Manufacturing 4.0? How important is it to keep the manufacturing of crucial items on-shore so they are less affected by global events? What does the future of this changing space hold and how can Australia meet that challenge?

Northern Beaches Angels Kick-Off Event

ONLINE / SEVENmile Venture Lab / 6.00-8.00PM AEST

Come along to kickstart Angel-Investing on the northern beaches. Hear from experts on both sides of the table - investors and founders.


Tour of the Studio

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

What is The Studio? What amazing benefits do you get by being part of our community? What kind of startups are in our space? Is it a good fit for you? What is included in your membership?

Health Hack 2020

ONLINE / Health Hack Australia / Multiple Days

HealthHack is a hackathon that solves problems for medical research and healthcare professionals with technology and design.

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