Weekly Sparks 123

Weekly Sparks 123

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TUESDAY OCT 8

A Masterclass with Banking Pioneer and 86 400 Chairman Anthony Thomson

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

After co-founding two disruptive banks in the UK — Metro Bank, the UK’s first new bank in 150 years and Atom Bank, the UK’s first bank for mobile, Anthony Thomson is now bringing his experience to bear in the Australian market as Chairman of 86 400.

Freelancing in Design: A Beginner's Guide

Sydney CBD / General Assembly / 6.00-8.00PM

Join GA for a panel with 3 designers & creative business experts who have navigated and learnt all the pitfalls of freelance life so that you don't have to.

WEDNESDAY OCT 9

Marketing Law

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.30-1.30PM

The presentation will focus on what you can and can't say about your product or service.

NSW Defence Innovation Network's Technology Showcase

Sydney CBD / ICC Sydney / 9.00AM-5.00PM

NSW DIN's Technology Showcase will introduce successful case studies and the latest technology advancements that came out of DIN’s collaborative efforts.

Future of Women in Tech

Ultimo / UTS Startups / 11.00AM-2.00PM

During this event, participants will engage with trailblazing women in Australia's tech industry and learn from their successes, challenges, and unique stories.

THURSDAY OCT 10

Venture Capital in the Innovation Economy

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 12.30-2.00PM

Join the United States Studies Centre for a lunchtime presentation from longtime venture capital investor Dr Bill Janeway.

The Future of Food Forum

Ultimo / UTS Startups Event Space / 10.00AM-2.00PM

Explore how food security, technology, population growth and climate change means innovation is crucial to the future of food.

Design Thinking in Social Enterprise Startups

Sydney CBD / ThoughtWorks / 6.00-9.00PM

Ben Pecotich from Dynamic4 will lead a panel discussion with a group of social enterprise founders, and active supporters of social enterprise and purpose-driven startups.

Tech Driven Mobility

Macquarie Park / Venture Cafe Sydney / 3.00-8.00PM

Discover the future of mobility and how we can design places to feel connected as part of a community wherever you are.

Health and Innovation Showcase

Liverpool / Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research / 5.00-8.00PM

The members of the Liverpool Innovation Precinct would like to invite you to a networking, drinks and medical innovation showcase.

Bringing Gender Diversity to the Startup Boardroom

Sydney CBD / Australian Institute of Company Directors / 7.45-9.30AM

We already know our startup ecosystem has a challenge in terms of the visibility and number of women founders. A lesser known problem is the lack of representation around the boardroom table of the high-growth businesses of the future.

Mental Health Day for Entrepreneurs + Their Teams

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-2.00PM

This World Mental Health Day, acquire practical, implementable, mental and emotional wellbeing skills in order to further your business's success. Participants will learn strategies to develop and maintain the resilience and clarity required to run a successful business.

Equity Crowdfunding: Founder Fireside Chat

Surry Hills / Studio Blueprint / 5.30-7.00PM

Turn the people who buy your product into the people who help you grow your business. Ever considered equity crowdfunding? This is for you.

Raise Capital on Your Terms

Sydney CBD / Hall Chadwick / 9.30AM-5.00PM

An intense, focused one-day workshop designed to give you the best chance possible of successfully raising capital.

2019 NSW ICT Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 5.00-8.00PM

This Award is aimed at encouraging and rewarding fresh and innovative talent in the ICT and digital media professions. It will be awarded to an individual, mid career, who has demonstrated innovative and pioneering achievement and contribution in their chosen industry.

RegTech Edge: Showcase

Sydney Startup Hub / Microsoft Reactor / 8.30AM-1.30PM

This is an event that will showcase, provoke, inspire and show you how RegTech is done.

Feast of Strangers

Sydney CBD / Portal / 5.15-9.00PM

What if you had the opportunity to have a meaningful exchange with a stranger and spark a new friendship, disruptive idea, or a fresh outlook on life?

FRIDAY OCT 11

How to Launch Your Hardware Quickly and Cost Effectively

Sydney Startup Hub / Level 1 / 12.00-2.00PM

This presentation covers traditional and lean product development processes for electronic and mechanical products, including details about each development stage, and how to maximising outcomes as well as reduce risks and costs.

NSW Business Shower Morning Tea

Sydney CBD / Parliament of NSW / 9.15-10.45AM

Join a morning tea hosted by fellow new businesses Sarah Nelson Advisory and Nextdoor, officiated by The Hon. Damien Tudehope MLC, Minister for Finance and Minister for Small Business and you!

Sydney Angels Showcase

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM

The 'Spark Festival Power Hour' lunchtime event will focus on the founder's paths to various business successes, including successfully raising capital through Sydney Angels and hitting milestones in their startup's growth.

Clean Tech Pitch Night

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 5.00-8.00PM

The 'Spark Festival Power Hour' lunchtime event will focus on the founder's paths to various business successes, including successfully raising capital through Sydney Angels and hitting milestones in their startup's growth.

Effective First Time Leadership

Sydney CBD / WeWork / 9.30AM-5.00PM

This one-day intensive arms leaders with the tools, frameworks and practice to be an effective people leader on Day One.

SATURDAY OCT 12

STEAM for Families: 3D Printing & Modelling

Rhodes / The Learning Space / 2.00-4.00PM

The world of 3D design and fabrication is constantly evolving, so it’s a fantastic opportunity for both adults and kids to learn about this emerging technology side-by-side.

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

Manly / TinkerTank / 1.30-3.30PM

This workshop is for ages 8 to 14, using EV3 robots to complete a series of challenges and then BATTLE!

TinkerTank Robotics Workshop for Beginners

St Leonards / 58 Atchinson St / 1.30-3.30PM

This workshop is for ages 8 to 14, using EV3 robots to complete a series of challenges and then BATTLE!

Designing for Mental Wellbeing at Work

Sydney CBD / BVN / 1.00-5.00PM

Join OpenIDEO for a rapid-fire & hands-on design sprint where you’ll learn & use the techniques of human-centered design to create a prototype to improve mental well-being at work.

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