OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks 183

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iAccelerate Centre Tour & Information Session

University of Wollongong | iAccelerate | 11.30AM-12.30PM AEDT

If you are considering to apply to become a resident, up-and-coming entrepreneur, potential investor or partner, or a just plain curious member of the community, make sure to come along. 


Resilience and Demystifying Failure with Michael Fox

ONLINE | Blackbird | 8.00AM AEDT

What do you do when things don't work out? CEO and co-founder of Fable, Michael Fox will share his experiences as the former co-founder and CEO of Shoes of Prey. From first realising the business wasn't going to work out, to team layoffs, shutting down and the journey of recovery and reflection, Michael will share his stories and explore how founders can navigate difficult experiences to gain resilience and perspective.

Find Your Great Place to Work

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.30AM AEDT

Join this fireside chat to hear how Canva has built a Great Place to Work and advice for how you can start going after your own dream job.

GG Summit 2021

ONLINE | Growth Generation | 12.30-4.30PM AEDT

Welcome to the new era of living your business with Growth Gen, G!

Tips to Make Your Startup Stand Out

ONLINE | OVHcloud | 2.00-2.45PM AEDT

Join OVHcloud for the first edition, Let’s Help Startups Series: Tips to Make Your Startup Stand Out, to learn from their guest speakers who will share ideas on how to market your business, the importance of networking and tips to make your startup stand out among the crowd.

How to Turn a Problem into a Business that Creates Positive Social Impact

ONLINE | Academy of Entrepreneurs | 6.00-7.00PM AEDT

Award-winning Social Entrepreneur, Paula Mills will share her 20+ years of successfully building Social Enterprises across the world.

Meet the Australia Startup Community Leaders

ONLINE | Founder Institute | 6.30-8.00PM AEDT

At this online and interactive "Meet the Startup Community Leaders" event, Founder Institute will gather representatives from different entrepreneurial organisations, and top local entrepreneurs, to outline the local resources and provide tips on how to build a startup in Australia.

Discover Le Wagon's Coding Bootcamp

ONLINE | Le Wagon | 6.30-8.00PM AEDT

Stuck in an industry you don't like? Change your life, learn to code!


Leap Before You're Ready

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.00AM AEDT

It might seem logical to only go after jobs you’re *fully* qualified for, but what could happen if you just went for it anyway? Don’t apply = no chance. Apply = some chance, and you will learn something along the way.

Startup Stories - Lachy Gray (Yarno)

ONLINE | I2N Hub | 8.00-9.00AM AEDT

Lachy is Managing Director and co-founder of Yarno, an online learning platform that helps medium to large, regulated businesses with distributed teams, get staff on the same page faster.

Breakfast Club 3

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.30AM AEDT

Come and meet your community of kindred spirits in these high energy breakout sessions.

Test Your Business Idea

University of Wollongong | iAccelerate | 1.00-2.30PM AEDT

The ‘Test Your Business Idea Workshop’ has been specifically designed for early-stage startups, and impact entrepreneurs to help refine and test their business idea before going to market.

Entrepreneurs Hour with Harry Balding

ONLINE | UNE SMART Region Incubator | 3.00-4.00PM AEDT

Compliance Fox founder Harry Balding shares his startup journey with us, including the recent acquisition of Compliance Fox by Pegasus.

Evening Yoga for Change Makers

ONLINE | Founder Institute | 8.30-9.30PM AEDT

An ancient philosophy and way of living passed down through centuries, the benefits of regularly practicing Yoga go beyond relaxation and recalibration of the mind and body, it also helps us to tap in our unconscious mind which holds our deepest creativity and much more inner resources.


Networking in Nature

Royal Botanic Gardens | Gone Bush Adventures | 7.00-8.45AM AEDT

This month, wellbeing author and presenter Alan Riva will lead an immersive journey to create more peace, potency and flow in uncertain times. As a master of reconnecting to wellbeing and purpose, Alan's session will be an opportunity to connect deeper with yourself and others, while learning how to cultivate presence and an ability to adapt and thrive, even in the most uncertain of times!

What Stands in the Way Becomes the Way

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.00AM AEDT

Hear from Kristi on how to focus on what really matters to you. From connecting to our own curiosity, finding unexpected doors to walk through, to preserving while evolving our identity. Change and growth is never easy - but always worth it!

Breakfast Club 4

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.30AM AEDT

Come and meet your community of kindred spirits in these high energy breakout sessions.

Founders and Funders

ONLINE | Founders and Funders | 1.00-2.00PM AEDT

Founders and Funders is a virtual networking event that brings together early-stage investors and startup founders from all over Australia and New Zealand.

FinTech Australia Road Show - Melbourne

YBF | FinTech Australia | 5.30-7.00PM AEDT

An evening of networking, and an update on FinTech Australia and how to get involved in the community.


You Spend 1/3rd of Your Life at Work. Make it a Good 1/3rd.

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.00AM AEDT

In this session, get the spark you needed to apply for that job — even if you don’t “quite” meet all the criteria. You’ve got this.

Breakfast Club 5

ONLINE | Liminal | 8.30AM AEDT

Come and meet your community of kindred spirits in these high energy breakout sessions.

Fellowship AMA

ONLINE | Liminal | 12.00PM AEDT

Whatever your background - whether you’re a corporate refugee, engineer, work in an agency, come from a hospitality background, a mother returning to the workforce or are a recent graduate - Liminal wants to help you find your dream job in a startup.

Tour of The Studio

Sydney Startup Hub | The Studio | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

What is The Studio? What amazing benefits do you get by being part of their community? What are their different memberships and programs?

Elevator Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Fishburners are kicking off 2021 events with an elevator pitch night! Elevator pitch nights are a fantastic way to showcase your startup and receive critical feedback from our expert judging panel.

ISU Adelaide Conference

ONLINE | ISU | Multi-Day Event

International space experts, entrepreneurs and investors, local space industry, the public, and government representatives, whether alumni of ISU or not, will discuss International Collaboration in Asia-Pacific Space Activities.

Emergence 2021

ONLINE | Wholesale Investor | Multi-Day Event

The largest investment conference in 2021 featuring 100+ investment opportunities, keynote speaker Jason Calacanis, and more.

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