OCT 13-27 2021

Weekly Sparks 189

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Leadership Innovation for Small Business in 2021

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Gain a unique insight into leadership frameworks and innovation with Steve Vamos of Xero, one of Australia’s most thoughtful, inspiring and successful business leaders. 

Lucinda Hankin of Grok Ventures

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

Investing in Sustainable Innovation: Advice from Lucinda Hankin, investment director at Grok Ventures. 


Meaningful Customer Metrics

ONLINE | Blackbird | 8.00AM AEDT

Hearsay founder Pip Stocks will guide you through what data you should be gathering in your startup and why. She'll define how big data and thick data are important in building product-market fit, approaches for gathering them, and how to validate your findings with the numbers to drive faster growth.

Susie Jones, Co-Founder& CEO Cynch Security

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.30PM AEDT

Phishing, tailgating, hacking, malware and identity theft are now words that are a part of every business owner’s language. But Cynch Security is aiming to minimise that vocabulary.

Jon Shaw, Co-Founder and CEO Moneysoft

ONLINE | Prismatik | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Jon has built his career inventing, producing and selling software solutions, navigating global markets and a diverse range of industries.

Victorian Tech Startup Week

ONLINE | YBF Melbourne | Multi-Day Event

Test out Melbourne's top hub for tech and innovation, plus attend tech-focused workshops, office hour sessions, panel talks and attend a pitch night!


Tactical Advertising

ONLINE | NSW Treasury | 10.00AM AEDT

Learn how to make the most of your short-term) advertising budget, while complementing your overall Business Strategy.

Conversations on Innovation and Change

ONLINE | La Trobe | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Join conversations about learning to adapt and continuing to grow especially during a time of the unknown. 

Nick Hazell of v2food

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

Disrupting the Food Industry for Sustainability: Lessons from Nick Hazell, founder of v2food.

UNSW Founders 10x & Health 10x Accelerators Info Session

ONLINE | UNSW | 5.00-6.00PM AEDT

Looking for support for your startup? Join UNSW to learn about UNSW Founders 10x and Health 10x Accelerator Programs.


Love Food Sydney - Business Information Session

ONLINE | Sydney Council | 10.30-11.30AM AEDT

Reduce costs and upskill staff for FREE with the City of Sydney Love Food Sydney program. On average 30% of food is wasted in F&B business in NSW!

Business Series - Max Shand, Founder of Strangelove Investments & Serenade

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.40PM AEDT

Max Shand is an entrepreneur and music lover. He is on the board of indie radio station FBi, Founder of Serenade, the Founder & Investor at Strangelove Investments and was the first employee of Australian FinTech behemoth AfterPay.

Brand Strategy for Business Growth

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

In this workshop with Ben Lawry, learn how to generate business growth and achieve your vision through attracting customers, converting them and inspiring them to come back.

On Demand CFO and Founder Finances

ONLINE | KPMG High Growth Ventures | 12.30-1.30PM AEDT

Join KPMG and understand how best to manage your startups finances and investor or board requirements as well as ensure your personal structures and finances are set up for long term growth and with your financial goals and objectives in mind.

Cloud Strategy for Your Startup

ONLINE | OVHcloud | 2.30-3.15PM AEDT

For this second edition, OVHcloud will focus on the best way to develop the Cloud strategy for your startup.


Retail Innovation Program - Adapt & Advance Series

ONLINE | City of Sydney | 10.00AM AEDT

The City of Sydney’s Retail Innovation Program has been instrumental in helping local businesses think differently, innovate their business models and embrace new trends by working with leading entrepreneurs.

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?

Marketplaces Pitch Night with Google for Startups

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Fishburners x Google for Startups are hosting a pitch night to showcase Australia's best startups in the Marketplaces sector. Ned from Google will be hosting the event, alongside an expert panel of judges who will invite multiple startups to the stage to pitch.

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