OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks #210

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MONDAY AUG 9

Secure by Design Workshop

ONLINE | Impact Technology Ventures | 12.00-1.30PM

Join an expert panel including AustCyber CEO Michelle Price, CEO of ioT Alliance Australia Frank Zeichner and fellow panellists to understand why Secure by Design is important for your business and how it will elevate your competitive advantage.

TUESDAY AUG 10

IP (Intellectual Property) 101

ONLINE | ACU | 12.30-1.30PM AEST

The IP 101 Lunch and Learn workshop will help you understand the basics of patents, trade marks and designs so you can apply IP to your own business and learn what your next steps might be.

Building a Minimum Viable Brand

Perth | FLUX | 1.00-2.00PM AWST

To both showcase these businesses while supporting yours, Spacecubed are launching our highly anticipated Lunch & Learn series, kicking off with AMMO “Building a minimum viable brand” with Alex.

How to get PR as an Entrepreneur

ONLINE | Academy of Entrepreneurs | 5.15-6.15PM AEST

Find out what visa options are available as an Entrepreneur and how to gain PR, as well as immigration news and updates!

WEDNESDAY AUG 11

Sarah Doyle, Founder, What the Doctor Said

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 10.00-10.30AM AWST

What the Doctor Said provides personalised mobile-accessible home care instructions that are clear and easy to read. The system helps achieve a more successful and efficient discharge process for patients by adding personalised and written information to verbal instructions to help patients recall and comprehend their discharge plan.

Help! I Can't Get Good Digital Talent!

ONLINE | Academy Xi | 12.00PM AEST

Join Academy Xi for a panel discussion on the challenges & innovative solutions involved in hiring good digital talent in the current market.

Design Thinking with Michelle Guinea from The Studio

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Learn how to take a customer-centred approach to evaluating, defining, prototyping and designing your customer experience.

How can Startups Leverage Technology to Grow Internationally?

ONLINE | Startup&Angels | 12.00-1.15PM AEST

Learn how to make the most of the tools available today to boost your go-to-market, scaling and internationalisation strategy.

Business Support Grants for COVID-19 2021 Explained

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 3.00-3.45PM AEST

As we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021 and the extended lockdown in NSW and other parts of Australia, the Australian government has released multiple business support grants to assist businesses affected by the COVID-19 restrictions.

To help you decipher what is out there and what these measures mean for you and your business, David Kenney, Partner, Hall Chadwick will host a practical webinar to answer all your burning questions.

The Journey from Engineer to Founder

ONLINE | Startmate | 6.00-7.15PM AEST

Join this fireside chat with Baraja’s Cibby Pulikkaseril, Eucalyptus’ Davina Adisusila, Culture Amp’s Douglas English and XY Sense’s Luke Murray. For 30 minutes, they will set the scene, and you'll hear about their founding stories. 

THURSDAY AUG 12

Thinking Beyond Future of Work

ONLINE | Remarkable | 9.30-10.15AM AEST

Join the return of Remarkable Insights conversations as a panel of experts discuss how they’re solving the disability unemployment crisis, harnessing technology to create more meaningful work and advocating for true action to promote enabling work environments.

Pre-Seed Startup Pitch & Networking Event

ONLINE | Founder Institute | 10.00AM-12.30PM AEST

On this interactive online event you can watch presentations from promising pre-seed startups from across the globe, and learn from world-leading venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. In addition, there are several networking sessions to connect with others.

Construction Contract Essentials

ONLINE | LegalVision | 11.00-11.45AM AEST

When it comes to your construction or infrastructure project, ensuring your contracts are watertight will help reduce the risk of time-consuming, costly and stressful legal challenges. Come along to learn everything you need to know.

Kick-Start Your Innovation with Design Thinking

ONLINE | OVHcloud | 11.30AM-12.30PM AEST

Join David Hauser as he shares tips to clarify and validate your ideas, the most effective way to communicate your value proposition, and more.
The discussion will cover topics:
• How to get started with your startup?
• Does your idea have a market?
• How to define your milestones forward?
• Tips to communicate your value proposition.

SEO for Beginners with General Assembly

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Learn how to rank your website at the top of search engines, like Google. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is more important than ever if you’re interested in driving targeted traffic to your website. 

Intentional Design: A Workshop for Tech Startups

ONLINE | Intentional Design | 11.30AM-1.00PM AEST

Led by Dr. Jenny Davis, author of How Artifacts Afford, this workshop will introduce you to Affordance Thinking and assist you in applying this design method to your own products.

Open Banking Turns One - Learnings from the first year

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 12.30-1.15PM AEST

Join Ben 'Fintech' Ford, Head of Growth, Frollo and Bradley Delamere, CEO, Tank Stream Labs in this fireside chat to discuss their learnings throughout the last year.

Business Sydney Webinar with Amy Brown, CEO, Investment NSW

ONLINE | Business Sydney | 1.00PM AEST

Join Amy Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Investment NSW to hear the insights on how business and government can collaborate to attract investment, drive industry and enhance innovation.

Why Corporations Need Startups to Innovate

ONLINE | Tech23 | 4.00PM AEST

Join Tech23 to discuss what we are learning about achieving corporate innovation best practice.

Wannabe Investors, Ask Me Anything

ONLINE | AirTree | 1.00PM AEST

AirTree’s 2021 Explorer Program for aspiring Angel investors is open for applications. Join their Ask Me Anything to find out more about what's on offer.

FRIDAY AUG 13

Prop Tech Pitch Night

ONLINE | Fishburners | 5.30-7.00PM AEST

Fishburners is hosting a pitch night to showcase the incredible startups being built in the Property Tech space right now.

Innovation Week 2021

ONLINE | Melbourne Connect | Multi-Day Event

A five-day innovation festival delivered by the community who call Melbourne Connect home.

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