OCT 13-28 2021

Weekly Sparks #212

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TUESDAY AUG 24

Straight from an Investor - Proptech Investment Options

ONLINE | Stone & Chalk | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

On this panel, you’ll meet with four very different kinds of proptech investors to bring some clarity around fundraising. They will also discuss the work you’ll need to do to position yourself for a capital raise.

National Skills Week Online Broadcast

ONLINE | Future Work Summit | 12.00-1.30PM AEST

The message is loud and clear. The future of work is now and every job will be impacted in some way by technology. The pandemic has given us all a taste of things to come. Some are wonderful, others we can do without.

Risky Business: Business Planning Workshop

ONLINE | Spacecubed | 1.00-2.00PM AWST

James Royce from Delta Risk Solutions hosts a lunch and learn where he introduces you to industry experts to discuss everything you need to know about risk in 2021-2022.

Saving the Planet with Data - Environmental Intelligence

ONLINE | Tech23 | 4.00PM AEST

Armed with the right information, we can gain meaningful insights to take the steps to mitigate climate change and care for our environment.

Purpose with Profit

ONLINE | Michael Watts | 5.15-7.00PM AWST

Hear from three purpose driven business leaders who set out to simultaneously create value for shareholders and society.

Virtual Incubator Workshop | Tasmania

ONLINE | Accelerator for Enterprising Women | Multi-Day Event

A series of 2 hour workshop that will take you through masterclass and mentor sessions with women who have done it all before.

WEDNESDAY AUG 25

Opportunities in Hong Kong: Funding, Commercialisation & Government Suppor

ONLINE | University of Sydney | 9.30AM-1.00PM AEST

How do we leverage the opportunities in Hong Kong and gain support from the schemes and initiatives? Join this free webinar to find out the answers.

In the Tank with Fred Schebesta, Founder of Finder

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 12.00-12.30PM AEST

This month, TSL speaks with the founder of Finder and startup extraordinaire, Fred Schebesta. You are probably familiar with the
ultra-catchy jingle... "Finder dot com dot A-U," but do you know the story behind the song?

In Conversation with Justus Hammer

ONLINE | Macquarie University Incubator | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Justus is a seasoned entrepreneur who has been working in in the technology space for over a decade.

He is passionate about everything online and particularly knowledgeable in all areas marketing with a special interest in performance marketing and the lean-startup methodology.

Join the Dots - Cleantech

ONLINE | I2N Hub | 5.00-7.00PM AEST

Hear from founders and business leaders as they share how they're harnessing technology to dramatically reduce environmental impact.

Pitch Lab

ONLINE | The Studio | 9.30AM-1.00PM AEST

Led by Dr. Tim Parsons, the program is delivered virtually to a small group and includes a one-on-one session at a later date with Tim Parsons.

Building Company Cultures of the Future with Hiam Sakakini & Emma Rayment (The Culture Equation)

ONLINE | Luna | 12.00PM AEST

Curating company culture is no easy feat. And building a high performing, positive culture requires intention and effort. But it’s the kind of effort that has big payoffs — including team performance, an increased sense of inclusivity, and psychological safety.

But how does culture differ between traditional organisations and startups? And how can founders be more intentional about curating their unique culture codes?

Editing on the go - ImmersifAI

ONLINE | The Studio | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Join Rajesh Kumar from ImmersifAI for a Lunch-and-Learn with The Studio. He’ll explore the basics of film editing, an introduction to film editing software and how to export final videos for social media and other devices.

Grant Writing Workshop #2

ONLINE | Reginal Development Australia | 1.00-3.00PM AEST

This is the second of a 2-part online training series on grant application processes and grant writing principles with some ‘tips and tricks’. Included is specific information on sourcing and preparing data based on the size and complexity of the grant. This training session will focus on Input Output Modelling and Cost Benefit Analysis.

Antler Angel Experience: FinTech showcase

ONLINE | Antler Australia | 5.30-6.30PM AEST

During the event, the founders will discuss emerging trends and technologies, and you'll have to join in on the discussion, as well as connect with like-minded people.

THURSDAY AUG 26

How to Become an Employee Share Plan Expert

ONLINE | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEST

Join Anthony Bekker from Biztech Lawyers as he dives into the ins and outs of Employee Equity Plans and find out how your business could benefit from one.

Expanding to NZ: Structuring Your Business For Success

ONLINE | LegalVision | 2.00-2.45PM AEST

When you launch a new business or expand one into a new country, you want every opportunity to succeed. Which is why having the right structure is essential, as it can impact your legal and operational risks, asset protection, tax obligations, and more.

Startups in Conversation: Disrupting Education

ONLINE | Macquarie University Incubator | 4.00-5.00PM AEST

For this Thursday Gathering, Macquarie University Incubator sits down with 3 EduTech startup founders to talk about the challenges in the education sector and the effects on the pandemic on the industry. The panelists will be here to answer all of your questions, so make sure you come prepared!

Trailblazer: Australia's $50M Contribution to NASA’s Project Artemis

ONLINE | Stone & Chalk | 4.00-5.00PM ACST

Stone & Chalk and Aurora Startup Cluster invite you to explore the merits, risks, Australia's USP, and startup opportunities across the three mission theme categories: Exploration Foundation Services, Exploration Communications and Exploration Health Services.

Salary and Benchmarking

ONLINE | Innovation Bay | 5.00-7.00PM AEST

This week Innovation Bay has invited operators from across that startup landscape to discuss Salary, org structure and benchmarking.

Brain Power Series 2.0: Neuroscience of Change & Productivity

ONLINE | Sydney Startup Hub | 1.00-2.00PM AEST

Sharing a number of neurological principles regarding productivity and performance, this online workshop provides practical neurotools (neuroscience-based tools) to help individuals and teams become catalysts for change to boost productivity.

Pitch Day: WE@inQ Female Founders Scale to India

ONLINE | inQ Innovation Global | 4.00-6.00PM AEST

12 female founders from the inaugural WE@inQ Scale to India program are ready to pitch their opportunity to investors and partners LIVE!

Global Pitch Nights

ONLINE | The Studio | 5.30-7.30PM AEST

Pitch Nights will be held on the last Thursday of the month, and are open to anyone who is looking to learn or be involved with start ups including, investors, start ups, business founders and, educators and students.

FRIDAY AUG 27

ClimateLaunchpad National Final Pitch Night

ONLINE | Fishburners | 5.30-7.30PM AEST

Fishburners are thrilled to be hosting ClimateLaunchpad's National 2021's Finals.

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