October 12-23: We Are Agents of Change

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MONDAY NOV 2

Founder Stories: Ryan Halson & Sam Yates

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 12.00-12.45PM AEDT

Tank Stream Labs will speak with their partners at Discovered People, Ryan Halson and Sam Yates, Co-Founders & Directors. 

Rethink Your Brand Strategy

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Andre Eikmeier, cofounder Vinomofo, shares creative ways to help your brand stand out and get people talking about you.

TUESDAY NOV 3

Investor Relationships with Sam Wong

ONLINE | Blackbird | 8.00AM AEDT

Blackbird partner Sam Wong will teach what investors look for in founders, how to read the signs and recognise when someone is (or isn't) that into you, and how to build meaningful relationships with investors.

AgileAus: Lachlan Heasman

ONLINE | Agile Australia | 11.00AM AEDT

Attend this Circle to learn why sharing leadership is good for teams and how to make it happen!

OVHcloud: Pitch Contest

ONLINE | OVHcloud | Multi-Day Event

The online event takes place on 3/4/5 November 2020. It showcases how an ecosystem of partners, united by trust and common values, provide a bedrock for solving current business challenges.

WEDNESDAY NOV 4

Startup Stories - Jeremy Gupta

ONLINE | University of Newcastle | 8.00-9.00AM AEDT

Hear from this tech heavy weight as he shares his journey of using tech as a differentiator, not just an enabler.

Intro to Human-Centred Design

ONLINE | Academy Xi | 9.00AM-5.00PM AEDT

This course will first cover the basics, including what HCD is, how businesses use it, and the professions that have embraced the practice.

The Future is Here: Extended Reality

ONLINE | Stone & Chalk | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

To discover the future of XR, renowned Futurist and Author Rocky Scopelliti will share how society will shift to accommodate Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in every sphere of life.

Feeding 10 Billion People

ONLINE | Tech23 | 4.00PM AEDT

Tech23’s Impact Circles invite attendees to explore and canvas what existing, potential and future deeptech customers, investors and collaborators may want – while helping conversations to flow and connections to be made!

Health 10x Demo Night

ONLINE | UNSW | 5.00-6.30PM AEDT

Demo Night is a special milestone in an entrepreneur's journey; an opportunity to showcase their startup, expand networks, facilitate connections with potential partners and unlock additional resources. MORE...

THURSDAY NOV 5

Networking in Nature

Piccolo Me Cafe | Gone Bush Adventures | 7.00-8.45AM AEDT

Come join this magical morning walk in Sydney's Botanic Gardens lead by legendary connection and wellbeing facilitator Lina Mbirkou from MACRO Leaders.

Grand Challenge: Pitch Competition

ONLINE | University of Newcastle | 11.00AM-12.30PM AEDT

The University of Newcastle’s Grand Challenge is an annual initiative with the aim of encouraging multi-disciplinary teams to propose and develop potential solutions to a complex challenge.

How Secure is Your Data Security?

ONLINE | The Studio | 11.00AM-12.30PM AEDT

When bad data hacks happen to good startups - why hackers are enjoying COVID and what to do about it.

The Comedians' Guide to Public Speaking

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

You will learn how to overcome your fears, how to focus on key themes, the importance of structure, process, body language and expression. You will leave with a map and equipment to set off on your public speaking journey.

How to Conduct Excellent Customer Interviews

ONLINE | Terem Technologies | 3.00-4.00PM AEDT

Discuss when and how to use customers interviews to understand your customers and build impactful product experiences. Lucy Denton will draw on her experience as a Senior Product Designer at Dovetail – a user research and customer feedback platform.

MQ Incubator Pitch Final 2020

ONLINE | Macquarie University Incubator | 4.30-6.30PM AEDT

Startups are pitching for a chance to amplify their message and showcase their businesses to potential partners, investors, customers (+ the prize and bragging rights, of course).

Explosions of Flavour

ONLINE | Pause Fest | 8.00-8.30PM AEDT

Get ready for a spectacular culinary event like no other - an explosion of flavour which will push the boundaries on innovating experiences.

Techstars Online Startup Weekend

ONLINE | Startup Victoria | Multi-Day Event

In just 54 hours, start something new and experience the exhilaration of building a startup with your fellow community members!

FRIDAY NOV 6

Dolphin Tank Pitch Event

ONLINE | SBE | 9.00-11.00AM AEDT

In 2020 nine women-led businesses participated in the program, they’ve been surrounded by experts who share a common commitment; to help these businesses grow and scale globally. The Dolphin Tank pitch event is an opportunity for the entrepreneurs to pitch and receive helpful, feedback-driven advice and constructive insights from knowledgeable professionals.

STEM Virtual Investor Showcase

ONLINE | Wholesale Investor | 10.00AM-1.00PM AEDT

Gain insights from panel sessions and explore investment opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

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