Oct 12-26 2022

Weekly Sparks #225

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MONDAY NOV 22

Prepare to Pivott - Re-imagining the future together

Melbourne | Stone & Chalk | 5.30-7.30PM AEDT

This event will provide a forum for job seekers, founders and business leaders to work together to cook up fresh ideas and ways to approach the future.

TUESDAY NOV 23

When TOURISM meets TECH

Port Pirie | NVI Flinders | 1.00-3.00PM ACDT

Join NVI Flinders in person or online and hear from industry experts, case studies and discussions around tech solutions in Australia’s Tourism Industry.

Advance Space Town Hall

ONLINE | Advance.org | 11.00AM-12.30PM AEDT

This year's Town Hall for the Advance community will bring together Australian space leaders located around the world, for a lively discussion about Australia's space sector.

Looking Ahead: Big Data Big Opportunities for 2022

ONLINE | General Assembly | 3.30-4.30PM AEDT

If you’re keen to understand how to harness the power of Big Data in your industry, join GA for this insightful webinar.

LaunchPad Essentials Insights Seminars

ONLINE | EduGrowth | 3.30-5.30PM AEDT

Welcome to the virtual EduGrowth Insights Seminars. This is a chance to gain the tools to accelerate an early-stage startup or to make a seed of an idea, a reality.

DANGER ALERT! Stay CryptoSAFE in the Cryptoverse

Sydney CBD | Laneway Education | 5.30-7.30PM AEDT

From Dusting attacks to phishing scams, from stealing private keys to using an auto-sign attack. There are many ways attackers can steal your digital goods. During this talk, Abhi will teach you one of the most common crypto cyber-attacks, which you may or may not have heard of.

WEDNESDAY NOV 24

Fempowered Founders Book Launch & Morning Tea

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 11.00AM-12.00PM AEDT

Join Fishburners over morning tea as they celebrate the launch Fempowered Founders - A book about women changing the world.

UNSW Founders Information Session

ONLINE | UNSW | 12.00-12.40PM AEDT

This is a great opportunity for you to connect with UNSW's startup coaches, fellow entrepreneurs and kick off your journey with UNSW Founders.

Sydney Climate Tech Meetup

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 1.00-2.00PM AEDT

This meetup is designed to bounce knowledge, ideas, expertise, and experience to help drive the new wave of climate tech companies in Australia.

Future Work APAC 2021 Summit

Adelaide | Adelaide Convention Centre | 7.30AM-5.00PM ACDT

The Future of Work Summit is on the move and is heading to South Australia! They're partnering with the South Australian Government to bring you a one day summit packed full of technology advancements, the future fit of public and private organisations, scaling up, skilling up... and predicting what’s next.

Atto Accelerator Demo Day 2021

ONLINE | Atto | 11.00AM-2.00PM AEDT

Atto is a new school for female founders. Join them for their flagship pre-accelerator program's online demo day for 2021.

In the Tank with Rob Hango-Zada and William On, Co-Founders & Joint CEOs of Shippit

ONLINE | Tank Stream Labs | 1.00-1.30PM AEDT

This month, TSL will speak with the Co-Founders and Joint CEOs of Shippit, Rob Hango-Zada and William On.

SBE Australia Queensland Evolve Final Pitch

Fortitude Valley | The Precinct | 4.30-6.30PM AEDT

The Pitch Event will showcase an impressive lineup of women founders. This event is the culmination of SBE Australia's 8 week Evolve accelerator program.

Did You Say 'PeaceTech'?

ONLINE | OpenIDEO | 7.00-8.30PM AEDT

In short, you'll hear from expert speakers on what the current barriers to peace are, so you can get working on them.

THURSDAY NOV 25

The Road to Global: Ecommerce Panel with Airwallex

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 12.00-1.00PM AEDT

Hear from a panel of visionary professionals from Afterpay, Lyka, and Gobare who will share their first-hand experience in taking their business to new heights.

Community Drinks at The Studio

Sydney Startup Hub | The Studio | 5.00-6.00PM AEDT

This is a great opportunity for you to mix with the community, connect with other members, have a quick tour of The Studio, and what is better than doing that over a glass of wine or a beer.

Join the Dots - Startups

Newcastle | I2N Hub Honeysuckle | 5.00-7.00PM AEDT

Live from the Hub, learn who's who in the zoo and how you can tap-in to the ecosystem. Presentations followed by networking to help attendees join the dots for potential collaboration.

Culture Rules - how to make startup staff stick

Melbourne | Stone & Chalk | 5.30-7.00PM AEDT

The great resignation is touted to be impacting Australian businesses very soon, as it has in the US and Europe. It is predicted that 40% of the workforce are thinking of leaving their current employment! So Pivott Careers have invited HR leaders and culture specialists to share insights about this changing work culture and our forever changed workforce.

Antler Uncovered - Melbourne

Melbourne | Creative Cubes | 5.00-7.30PM AEDT

In this panel event, learn how you can build your next company with Antler, giving you the opportunity to hear from Antler portfolio companies.

Product & Growth Hackers x Founders

ONLINE | Antler | 5.30-6.30PM AEDT

Hear from founders of Antler portfolio companies as they take a deep dive into the industry trends, challenges and opportunities. Learn what it takes to be a product build and growth hacking founder from those who have done it before.

Global Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub | The Studio | 5.30-7.30PM AEDT

Pitch Nights 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 NOV 26

Migrapreneur Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub | Fishburners | 5.30-7.00PM AEDT

Fishburners, in collaboration with Opportunites Australia, is hosting a pitch night to showcase the incredible startups being built by migrant founders right now.

AMA with George Hedon - PAUSING, but not for long

Melbourne | Stone & Chalk | 5.30-7.30PM AEDT

Join Pivott Careers for an up close and personal AMA with George Hedon and learn about passion, purpose, drive and imagination, from a true tech impresario. He may also share what’s next!

Venture Makers Innovation Challenge - Showcase Event

ONLINE | Launch Pad | 10.30AM-12.00PM AEDT

Join Western Sydney Uni for the Venture Makers Innovation Challenge Showcase Event - featuring presentations from all their Finalist Teams!

Startup Weekend Perth x Global Goals Jam: Regenerative Cities Edition

Perth | Murdoch x Spacecubed | Multi-Day Event

Over the weekend, you’ll contribute to the development of short-term interventions with long-term impact for one of the biggest challenges of this decade – climate change.

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