OCT 13-27 2021

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MONDAY APR 12

Le Wagon Data Science Bootcamp

ONLINE | Le Wagon | 6.30-8.30PM AEST

From Python fundamentals to advanced Machine and Deep Learning, you will learn how to collect, explore, clean, and transform data into actionable business insights.

TUESDAY APR 13

Georgina McEncroe, Founder and CEO of Shebah

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.40PM AEST

In conversation with Rosy Mobbs, find out how this single mother of four found the motivation to keep her foot on the accelerator, all the while nurturing her children and her start-up.

No Planet B: How to Mindset Your Carbon Offset

ONLINE | General Assembly | 12.30-1.30PM AEST

In this panel event, experts from a range of industries will bust the myths and break down the expectations vs. realities of carbon offsets.

The Future of Food

ONLINE | HQ Tech Tank | 6.00PM AEST

In the upcoming HQ Tech Tank series on the Future of Food, explore how technologies and innovation will bring us into a sustainable and ethical future.

WEDNESDAY APR 14

Innovation Challenge

ONLINE | Cicada Innovations | 7.30-8.15AM AEST

CSL Behring, one of the world’s leading biotech companies, is collaborating with Cicada Innovations to find the best and brightest ideas and people to collaborate with.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - Sydney

Sydney | YBF Sydney | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - Toowoomba

Toowoomba | Canvas Coworking Inc | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - Melbourne

Melbourne | YBF Melbourne | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - GoldCoast

Southport | Cohort Innovation Space | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - Brisbane

Brisbane | River City Labs | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

SheEO Australia Year 3 Launch - Mackay

Mackay | Split Spaces | 8.30-10.30AM AEST

Discover what #SheEOmagic is all about... calling radically generous women to join this in person gathering and learn about SheEO's unique model for funding and supporting women working on the World's To-Do List.

How to Structure Venture Capital Term Sheets for a Win-Win Deal

ONLINE | Idea to IPO | 12.00-1.30PM AEST

Silicon Valley venture capital attorney Jason Putnam Gordon will discuss how to structure venture capital term sheets for a win-win deal.

ilab Accelerator Pitch Night

Queensland | The Tivoli | 5.30-9.00PM AEST

To venture is to step fearlessly into the unknown. It speaks to optimism, boldness and a determination to lead in times of uncertainty. These UQ Ventures founders are tackling global challenges and creating positive impact.

Entrepreneurs Hour with Fletcher Young

ONLINE | UNE SMART Region Incubator | 6.00-7.00PM AEST

Australian engineer & entrepreneur, Fletcher Young will go through his primary lessons - get to product-market fit before doing anything else and what "lean" really means.

Taronga Accelerator Program Info Session

ONLINE | Hatch | 5.30-6.30PM AEST

HATCH aims to inspire, support and launch innovative ideas and actions to help address some of the most pressing environmental and conservation challenges currently facing our planet.

How to Pitch to Investors & Successfully Raise Money

ONLINE | Steve Austin | 5.30-6.30PM AEST

This workshop is an intro to a 4-day workshop that Steve Austin has presented at accelerators in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, in Asia and Europe.

THURSDAY APR 15

How Founders Can Make Progress on the SDGs

ONLINE | Founder Institute | 10.00AM-12.00PM AEST

On this interactive workshop, you can learn how to identify impact metrics for your business that are actionable and attainable (no matter what size of company you are), so that you can make real progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals ("SDGs").

Driving Innovation in Your Region

ONLINE | Sydney School of Entrepreneurship | 11.00-11.45AM AEST

SSE is proud to facilitate this 45-minute webinar to hear from City of Newcastle Council, Sydney Startup Hub and Startup Status as they discuss how ecosystems can support fostering innovation and how to encourage innovation in your region.

Advocating for Women in Tech with Peace Mitchell

ONLINE | WALTA | 12.00PM AEST

WALTA and Women in Tech are excited to host Peace Mitchell, Australian Ambassador for Women in Technology, who will join them online for an hour of conversation with ALTA Vice President, Karen Finch.

Brian Zisk: How a Serial Entrepreneur Stays on Top of His Game

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-12.40PM AEST

Some people move a lot faster and in a lot more circles than others. Brian Zisk, based in Miami, is one of them. Currently, his focus is on Chia Network, an eco-friendly cryptocurrency developed by Bram Cohen, who created BitTorrent. But he has a lot of other interests circulating. How does Brian Zisk organise his days, and what are his tricks to getting so much done?

Startmate Demo Day

ONLINE | Startmate | 4.00-6.30PM AEST

From boat-cleaning robotics and biodegradable stretch wrap, to next-generation battery technology and resources to help gamers monetise their content, Startmate’s latest cohort is one to watch.

How to Charge What You're Really Worth

ONLINE | General Assembly | 5.00-6.00PM AEST

In this practical session with experienced career and financial coach Stacey Lowman, you’ll discover the step-by-step system she used to go from being uncomfortable talking about money to raising her rates and delivering more value for more clients.

Startup Growth Hack - Go Where the Talent is

ONLINE | Startup&Angels | 5.00-6.00PM AEST

As remote work becomes standard in many organisations, so does the possibility of hiring people no matter where they live. If you work with an Employer of Record, the hunt for talent becomes an international quest. You can now get the best person for the role, no matter where they live.

FRIDAY APR 16

Venture Trends with Wilson Sonsini and Special Guest

ONLINE | Nasdaq | 6.00-7.00AM AEST

A Discussion on Venture Financing with Special Guests from Wilson Sonsini, Felicis Ventures, and Pioneer Square Lab. MORE...

Fintech Pitch Night with BDO

ONLINE | Fishburners | 5.00-7.00PM AEST

Fishburners x BDO are hosting a pitch night to showcase Australia's best startups in the Fintech sector.

Australia Sustainability

ONLINE | Techstars Startup Weekend | Multi-Day Event

Experience 54 hours of startup life and develop Sustainability-related solutions at Australia's next online Techstars Startup Weekend!

SATURDAY APR 17

How Might We Build a Better Food Future for Everyone, Everywhere?

Sydney | Hyde Park | 2.00-4.00PM AEST

During the event we'll have interactive activities which will enable us to consider ways to reduce food waste. You'll be involved in the design thinking principles of discovery, ideation and prototyping in real life.

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