Oct 12-26 2022

Weekly Sparks #218

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WEDNESDAY OCT 6

Startup Stories - Amanda Falconer (Bestie Kitchen)

ONLINE | I2N Hub | 8.00-9.00AM AEDT

Join the University of Newcastle for Startup Stories and hear Amanda’s inspiring story and how she’s building Bestie Kitchen to be a well-known, trusted and used brand of therapeutic supplements that's making a real difference in the lives of pets and pet parents in Australia and Asian markets.

10x and Health 10x Showcase

ONLINE | UNSW | 5.00-6.00PM AEDT

Join us to celebrate the amazing startups who have taken part in the 2021 UNSW Founders 10x and Health 10x Accelerator program.

Designing Your Business

ONLINE | ACU | 4.00-6.00PM AEDT

Once you’re clear on how you want to make a difference and what you plan to offer, you need to make sure there’s a business model that can underpin that approach. It’s not enough that you know the world needs it; to be a social enterprise, a customer must be willing to pay for it. This workshop will teach you how to design and test a business model that will work in the real world.

The Joys and Challenges of Co-founding

ONLINE | Tech23 | 11.00AM AEDT

Enter the secret world of the founder relationship! What conversations do they have? How do they work together best and what makes the relationship work over the long term.

THURSDAY OCT 7

Australia's Global Talent Visa: How to Attract Top Talent

ONLINE | LegalVision | 11.00AM AEDT

Every business wants talented team members to help drive its growth and success. While there is some great talent in Australia, sometimes, you need to look beyond our borders for the right people. This is even more likely if your business is in a niche industry and requires specialised expertise.


How to Build Company Culture that Drives Growth

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Join Cassandra Gordon for a lunch and learn to guide you through the blueprint for designing your unique culture. Guided by an expert in work culture, you'll walk away from this talk with an understanding of why culture needs to be considered at the critical stage - before scaling and the formula to intentionally create a thriving, sustainable one for your start-up and the world. It's a golden opportunity larger organisations don't have.

Find Your Purpose

ONLINE | Laneway Education | 9.00AM-12.00PM AEDT

Regardless of the path that you choose, your decision starts with finding yourself and your true life's purpose. If you need help finding the right pathway in life, join this course and start designing your future today!

Leverage the Power of Digital to Transform Your Business

ONLINE | Digital Chasm | 4.00-5.00PM AEDT

Get future-fit and leverage the power of digital to transform your business, or re-invent all together.

Startmate Demo Day

ONLINE | Startmate | 5.00PM AEDT

From searchable, encrypted data-storage and fruit-picking robots to gamified financial education and on-call vets, Startmate’s W21 cohort is one of the most impressive yet.

FRIDAY OCT 8

Disability Tech Pitch Night

ONLINE | Fishburners | 5.30-7.00PM AEDT

Fishburners, with the support of Remarkable, is hosting a pitch night to showcase the incredible startups being built in the disability tech space right now.

Accelerator for Enterprising Women | CBR Virtual

ONLINE | Accelerator for Enterprising Women | Multi-Day Event

This 2.5 day workshop will take you through a series of masterclasses and mentor sessions with women who have done it all before.

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