Weekly Sparks 116

Weekly Sparks 116

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MONDAY AUG 19

How Your Diverse Heritage Makes You a Better Leader

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.00PM

Join Ranil Sharma as he shares his story of navigating corporate Australia, and using the values and cultural insights of his upbringing to business leadership, from founding successful startups to leading his own division and setting the future strategy for one of Australia's biggest and most recognisable companies.

TUESDAY AUG 20

Creating Killer Events with Hype and Marketing Buzz

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Creating powerful offline experiences is important to capture the imaginations of your audience. It allows you to amplify your brand, organise your user base, and impact real people in the real world.

How to Craft a Winning Facebook Ad

Pyrmont / Academy of Entrepreneurs / 6.00-8.00PM

Come along and learn a UNIQUE method for tracking revenue generated by their Facebook ads as well as a ton of tips and tricks to help you stand out from the crowd!

Pitch! with AWS EdStart

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.00-8.30PM

Supported by AWS EdStart this is your chance to get in front of your peers in the edtech community and showcase your edtech innovation.

The School Back Office - Finding Relief Through Tech

North Sydney / Peter Cosgrove Centre / 5.00-7.00PM

This EdTech startup connects schools with their chosen relief teachers in seconds, saving schools hours each day and connecting teachers to a wealth of new employment opportunities.

WEDNESDAY AUG 21

Perfect Your Pitch

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

This will be a fun and practical event where you will not only learn the art of putting together your pitch but also using world class presentation skills to carry your message.

Cracking the Tech Career

Surry Hills / Canva / 6.30-8.30PM

This event promises a powerhouse panel, from senior coders to CTOs, recruiters, founders and more! They’ll give you the 411 on how to get your dream gig, nail that technical interview, negotiate a better salary and identify the “right” cultural fit.

Ask Us Anything @ Spaceship Meetup

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Spaceship is hosting an Ask Us Anything event at General Assembly, starring team members from across engineering, product, growth, and people operations!

Sharing Ideas Visually

Ultimo / Dr Chau Chak Wing Bilding / 6.15-7.45PM

This workshop focuses on three fundamental principles: Vision, Direction and Confidence, allowing anyone to walk away from this class with the skillls to express their thoughts visually.

THURSDAY AUG 22

Design Thinking 101

Darlington / INCUBATE / 1.00-2.00PM

This intro session will help you understand the basic principles behind the increasingly popular Design Thinking.

Talk Like TED

Sydney CBD / Hall Chadwick / 9.30AM-5.00PM

You’ll structure a presentation using the best-practice techniques taught to TED speakers and get coaching and feedback on your delivery style. Use the discount code: SPARK for $100 off.

FRIDAY AUG 23

Entrepreneurial Women's Series Breakfast

Circular Quay / Sydney Business School / 7.30-9.30AM

Join the Sydney Business School to start a conversation about innovation in our communities.

Data Analytics Pitch Night

Sydney CBD / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

Every Friday night from 5pm, Fishburners opens its doors to host Shark Tank style, Friday Night Pitches. This particular event will feature a selection of up and coming startups in the big data space feat. Right Click Capital, Square Peg, EVP and Reinventure. 

Raise Capital on Your Terms

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 9.30AM-5.00PM

An intense, focused one-day workshop designed to give you the best chance possible of successfully raising capital. Use the discount code: SPARK for $100 off.

Let's Talk About Libra

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 6.30-8.30PM

Libra is a permissioned blockchain digital currency proposed by the American social media company Facebook.

Rosary Coloma of Beneco Futures

Sydney CBD / Haymarket HQ / 12.30-1.30PM

Beneco Futures helps companies put purpose and social responsibility at the core of their business through innovative workshops and programs.

Be MPowered Conference

Woolloomooloo / Ovolo Hotel / 8.00AM-9.00PM

Be MPowered is a 1-day event that you don’t want to miss! Be inspired by rockstar women CEO’s who have made it plus network with investors and founders to take your business to the next level.

SATURDAY AUG 24

SparkCC MakerFest Open Day

Somersby / SparkCC / 10.00AM-3.00PM

From 3D printing to electronics, laser cutters to woodworking, coding to crafting, SparkCC has something for the maker in everyone! At MakerFest, we'll be showcasing our creative and ever-changing DIY environment for everyone who'd like to learn more about becoming a member of our maker community.

Designing for Blockchain

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-4.00PM

What opportunities exist for Human-Centred Designers, Product Managers and beyond who are looking to expand their skill set and expertise?

The Neuroscience of Influence: Creating Your Career

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 10.00AM-1.00PM

This session is designed to help you neurologically increase your influence and communication to create the career you desire.

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