OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks 188

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Capital Raising Tactics

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Learn the ins and outs of venture capital and how to pitch to the best with Rick Baker, of Blackbird Ventures and Kylie Frazer of Partner Eleanor Venture Capital.

How to Have Innovative Ideas & Turn them into a Business

ONLINE | Clubhouse | 1.00PM AEDT

Antler and startup founders will share their thoughts on what it takes to build innovative ideas.

Founder Stories: International Women's Day

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 1.00-2.00PM AEDT

In recognition of International Women's Day 2021, Tank Stream Labs will be celebrating the women in their community by hosting a special Founder Stories session with some amazing female members.

Design Thinking to Build Products and Services

ONLINE | Blackbird | 8.00PM AEDT

In this session, Product Manager at SafetyCulture Matt Hinds will share his approach to design thinking to help build products and services. Matt will help you develop and execute a design thinking approach for your startup, including examples and tips.

Intro to Natural Language Processing (NLP)

ONLINE | General Assembly | 8.00-10.30PM AEDT

Modern businesses are exploiting NLP to have computers automate regular and boring tasks, understand and search through large corpus of text and even respond to increasing their customer queries.


MQi Educate - Sales & Marketing 101

ONLINE | Macquarie University Incubator | 10.00-11.30AM AEDT

This session will provide you with knowledge, concepts, tips and ideas on how to get in front of your customers, the right way. From generating leads, target market, sales focus, metrics and everything in between.

Ace My CV

ONLINE | General Assembly | 11.00AM-1.00PM AEDT

Experts in charisma and standing out from the crowd, Happiness Concierge is so excited to provide you with our tops hacks for slaying your CV.

Sally Dominguez, 10x Innovation Strategist

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.30PM AEDT

Sally Dominquez is a futurist, an entrepreneur and a thought leader in resilience and innovation. An Australian inventor and innovator Sally co-hosted TheNextBillionCars podcast and Foxtel’s Aussie Inventions that Changed the World, judged inventions on ABC TV’s New Inventors and judges Car of the Year awards. Sally has won 7 international design awards for her products Nest High Chair and the Rainwater H2OG tank and Nest is held in the Permanent Collection of the Powerhouse Museum.

Preparing the Perfect Pitch Presentation

ONLINE | ACU | 12.30-1.30PM AEDT

This 1 hour lunch and learn will give you an overview and tips for your pitch presentation, specifically those applying from grants.

STEM Education and Project Based Learning

ONLINE | EduGrowth | 3.30-5.00PM AEDT

Register to join the K-12 Showcase: a discussion between two STEM education leaders and solutions in STEM education in Australia.

Women Empowering Women

ONLINE | Academy of Entrepreneurs | 6.00-7.00PM AEDT

Come and celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 with the Academy of Entrepreneurs at their amazing Open Day panel.


Women in STEM: Ask Me Anything with Ali and Sally

ONLINE | Cicada Innovations | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Women scientists, engineers, researchers & students at the beginning of your careers - you must have questions. 

Supercharging Support for Female Founders

Sydney Startup Hub | Level 1 | 12.30PM AEDT

A fireside chat between Jared Kendler, Executive Director, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Ecosystems & Christie Whitehill, Tech Ready Women.

Richard Adamson of Young Henrys

ONLINE | Deep Green Biotech Hub | 2.30-3.00PM AEDT

Disrupting the Brewing Industry for Sustainability: Lessons from Richard Adamson, co- founder of Young Henrys. 

Quantum Powered Industries

ONLINE | Tech23 | 4.00PM AEDT

What comes next?

Angel Investors Program | Information Session by UNSW Founders & AGSM

ONLINE | UNSE Founders Program | 5.00-6.00PM AEDT

Come along to find out more about the upcoming Angel Investors Program, designed to help you learn how to successfully identify, evaluate and manage angel investments.

Looking Forward: Female Entrepreneurship in 2021

ONLINE | Sydney Startup Hub | 5.30PM AEDT

An insightful panel discussion with 4 inspiring female founders from across the startup ecosystem in NSW.

Balancing Growth & Fundraising for Your Startup

ONLINE | Clubhouse | 6.00PM AEDT

Hear from VC firm Antler & founders who recently raised to learn how you can build a scaleable business.


Founder Connect

ONLINE | Startup Victoria | 8.30-9.30AM AEDT

Join Startup Victoria for Founder Connect - your opportunity to network and connect with others from the startup community!

International Women's Day Female Founders

ONLINE | StartSpace | 11.00-11.45AM AEDT

Hear from founders who are shaking up our major industries with cutting edge ideas and innovative solutions.

Opening the Pages with Booktopia's Tony Nash

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.30PM AEDT

Online bookstore, Booktopia sells one book every 4.6 seconds and boasts an annual turnover of over $200 million. So it must be a big American conglomerate right? Wrong. It's a big Australian conglomerate. 

Sydney Startup Hub Female Founder Showcase

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 5.30PM AEDT

A live, in-person showcase from 8 superstar female entrepreneurs from the Sydney Startup Hub.

The F Factor

Surry Hills | AirTree Ventures | 6.00-8.00PM AEDT

The F Factor is brought to you by 4 entrepreneurs, who are on a mission to bridge the gap between woman founders and woman funders.


The Studio Tour

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

What kind of startups are in the space? Is it a good fit for you? What is included in your membership? 

Impact Creators Circle

ONLINE | Patricia Kaziro | 12.30-2.30PM AEDT

Stepping into the Impact Creators Circle means stepping into your leadership zone, where you can learn, discover, be inspired, and work together to create greater impact through your business.

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