Weekly Sparks 121

Weekly Sparks 121

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TUESDAY SEP 24

Artificial Intelligence Explained

Surry Hills / Surry Hills Library / 6.00-7.00PM

AI is already helping us to fight cancer, improve healthcare and free up our time by completing some of the menial tasks that dominate our lives. But do we have anything to fear? Join local AI expert Alasdair Hamilton to explore this world-changing technology.

How to Start Marketing with VR/AR

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 12.30-1.30PM

The power of VR/AR VR has moved from fiction to fact. It is rapidly evolving and increasingly accessible. Join Caitlin Lomax, XR Producer at Red Cartel and Developer of Digital Experiences to learn how you can utilise this tech to supercharge your business and engage with customers.

Selling Skills for Founders

Strathfield / ACU Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

Entrepreneur and entrepreneurship academic, Dr Hormoz Ahmadi, will share how a start-up’s management team can improve their personal selling skills (including face-to-face sales and negotiation) in order to create and grow a business more swiftly. The workshop will be interactive and allow plenty of opportunity for discussion.

Brand Experience Workshop

Multiple Locations / Multiple Times

It’s your job to use marketing and branding to manage the perception of your brand – to change the way people think and feel about your business and, in turn, change their behaviour. Come along to this highly interactive Branding Experience Workshop which will help you understand what branding is through various exercises.

How to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business

Pyrmont / Google Sydney / 5.00-7.00PM

Over 2 billion logged-in users visit YouTube each month, globally! Find out how to use the power of YouTube & videos to grow your business! 

Innovation Bay Community Breakfast

Sydney CBD / Macquarie Group / 7.30-9.30AM

This is the second Guest Moderator series, this time featuring AirTree’s partner, James Cameron (moderator), and Jason Wilby (special guest), the co-founder of portfolio startup, Huddle

WEDNESDAY SEP 25

Selling Skills for Founders

North Sydney / ACU Campus / 4.00-6.00PM

Entrepreneur and entrepreneurship academic, Dr Hormoz Ahmadi, will share how a start-up’s management team can improve their personal selling skills (including face-to-face sales and negotiation) in order to create and grow a business more swiftly. The workshop will be interactive and allow plenty of opportunity for discussion.

Leading Through Chaos

Sydney CBD / Academy Xi / 5.30-8.30PM

In today’s fast-paced world of volatility and ambiguity, effective leadership can prove challenging. To inject a fresh lens and drive change in your business, its crucial to reflect on your approach, and equip yourself with the right skills to lead. So, how do you lead in a world of chaos?

Archetypes and Cracking Your Founder's Story

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

Peter Drinkwater, CEO of House of Brands Group will talk through how to use archetypes to develop a compelling narrative for your brand, your purpose and why you exist.

Lean Startup Sydney Meetup

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 5.30-8.30PM

A monthly meetup to hear & discuss "How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses".

Harvard Business School Case Study Workshop

Sawtell / 69 First Avenue / 5.30-7.30PM

This is a brand new workshop format for 6 Degrees and it is also completely unique for our area. Think of it as management book club. Come along to improve your management, leadership, and strategy skills with a method which is used in MBA programs all over the world!

How to Scale a Business

Ultimo / UTS Startups / 6.00-8.00PM

Join Mark Pesce from This Week in Startups Australia, who will be speaking to some of our UTS startup founders on how they’ve scaled their businesses successfully and what we can learn from them.

THURSDAY SEP 26

Everything Iot Smart Cities & Transport Forum

Sydney Startup Hub / Stone & Chalk / 5.00-9.30PM

The Smart Cities & Transport Forum provides an in-depth examination of the state of Smart Cities in Australia and globally, drawing upon professional experiences of keynote speakers and panellists. Expect high attendance of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, Government bodies, researches and investors all highly engaged with the future of the food and agriculture revolution.

Clinical Trials Workshop

Eveleigh / Cicada Innovations / 9.00AM-5.00PM

Designed for medical entrepreneurs, researchers and clinical staff who want to understand more about the steps in developing a clinical trial from idea through to protocol.

The Ephemeral Woman

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 6.00-9.00PM

Hear stories from female entrepreneurs and startups in Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Mixed Reality, Holograms and Sound.

Assistive Technology Meetup

Glebe / Unboxd / 5.30-8.00PM

New Horizons' accelerator for wellbeing and social impact startups, is excited to host an evening of discussion and networking focused on assistive technology.

Harnessing the Full Power of Your Brand

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

In this session, use a combination of education, discussion and interactive exercises to learn how to harness the full power behind your brand.

Bismarck Lepe - The Rise of Silicon Valley + Your Startup

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

Wizeline CEO and Founder Bismarck Lepe will discuss the challenges of starting & scaling up technology-based businesses.

Discover & Celebrate EdTech Entrepreneurship

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe / 3.00-8.00PM

Venture Cafe is hosting a night to discover and celebrate edtech entrepreneurship in Australia.

Startup&Angels Sydney 15

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 6.00-9.00PM

The event consists of sharp presentations by 4 startup founders, 1 advisor and 1 investor followed by a networking evening. It is the perfect opportunity to chat with fellow investors and potential customers while enjoying some wine, beer and food.

SATURDAY SEP 28

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?

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