October 12-23: We Are Agents of Change

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MONDAY SEP 7

Done.

ONLINE / PeakPersona / 8.30AM-4.00PM AEST

A facilitated day of work sprints for individuals to come together to get their work done. Maximum productivity.

Founder Stories: Andy Taylor

ONLINE / Tank Stream Labs / 12.00-12.30PM AEST

A serial technology entrepreneur and passionate about disruption through platform innovation, Andy gets results by breaking conventional boundaries and coming up with innovative solutions that solve real problems through software. He is a disruptor and consumer champion.

Create Real World Value

ONLINE / University of Newcastle / 5.00-6.000PM AEST

The University of Newcastle’s Grand Challenge is an annual initiative with the aim of encouraging multi-disciplinary teams to propose and develop potential solutions to a complex challenge. The most compelling submissions will share in $50,000 in funds to advance their idea.

TUESDAY SEP 8

Xccelerate with x15ventures

ONLINE / Innovation Bay / 8.00-9.15AM AEST

Hear from x15ventures, CommBank's venture building entity, focused on partnering with Australian tech startups, who deliver digital solutions to benefit Australian consumers and businesses.

AgileAus Circles: Aubrey Blanche

ONLINE / AgileAus / 10.00AM AEST

How moving from 'D&I' to equitable design builds better products.

Global Launchpad

ONLINE / Startup Victoria / 10.00AM-3.00PM AEST

This event will cover the key areas of early-stage founding, giving you a Global Launchpad to kickstart your journey as you prepare to take off into the exciting world of startups.

The Story of MyCareSpace

ONLINE / Macquarie University / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

MyCareSpace is a social enterprise or 'for purpose' company whose mission is to create 'meaningful connections for people living with a disability so they can build extra ordinary lives'. It is a national online platform that helps people with a disability and their families, all around Australia, find the disability services and supports they need and information about the NDIS.

In Conversation with Phil Morle

ONLINE / _southstart / 12.00-1.00PM ACST

In this conversation you'll hear from Phil Morle, a Partner in the CSIRO’s venture capital fund, Main Sequence Ventures.

Impact Investing Playbook Launch with ImpaQt Qld

ONLINE / Impact Investing & Sustainable Finance / 12.30-1.30PM AEST

Impact Qld's Chair Lisa Siganto, will reveal the content of the Playbook and the learnings gained by facilitating and securing impact investment for Profit-for-purpose businesses.

Inside Innovation

ONLINE / University of Wollongong / 12.30-1.30PM AEST

The UOW Alumni Relations team are excited to partner with iAccelerate to bring you this virtual event, Inside Innovation.

Masterclass Make it Fly! Become the COE (Chief of Eveyrthing)

ONLINE / AgriTech Incubator / 1.00-2.30PM AEST

This Masterclass is for you if you want to get truly focussed on what actually matters and what requires your limited focus, time and money in order to start, grow and scale a business.

Scaling Up Your Business in Japan - How and Why?

ONLINE / Austrade / 2.00-3.00PM AEST

In Japan, HIVERY is achieving what other Australian firms aspire to. They have set up offices in Tokyo to bring new AI-powered analytical innovation in the vending machine and category management space. At slightly over 5 million nationwide, Japan has the highest density of vending machines worldwide with an annual sales total more than $60 billion, which makes it a hugely valuable market.

Find the Right Space for Your Business Growth

ONLINE / Innovate Orange / 5.00-7.00PM AEST

Join Innovate Orange for a panel discussion on how to find the best space for your business growth.

Masterclass Make it Fly! Become the COE (Chief of Eveyrthing)

ONLINE / AgriTech Incubator / 7.30-9.00PM AEST

This Masterclass is for you if you want to get truly focussed on what actually matters and what requires your limited focus, time and money in order to start, grow and scale a business. 

Melbourne EdTech Summit

ONLINE / EduGrowth / Multi-Day Event

The Melbourne EdTech Summit will bring together leaders from Australia’s EdTech ecosystem and hand-picked global innovators to explore the education innovation agenda.

WEDNESDAY SEP 9

The Value of Inclusion: Simple Ways to Access New Customers

ONLINE / INCUBATE / 8.15-9.00AM AEST

One in five people live with a disability yet the average business does not offer an accessible service. This workshop has been designed to help you identify the simplest most cost effective and most impactful changes to make to your service so you can increase cash flow, attract more customers and stand out from the competition.

Masterclass Make it Fly! Become the COE (Chief of Eveyrthing)

ONLINE / AgriTech Incubator / 10.00-11.30AM AEST

This Masterclass is for you if you want to get truly focussed on what actually matters and what requires your limited focus, time and money in order to start, grow and scale a business.

Business, Beers and Breaking Stigma

ONLINE / Tank Stream Labs / 1.00-2.00PM AEST

In this session, talk about breaking the stigma around mental health and how you can help normalise these conversations.

Identifying Your Target Market

ONLINE / ACU / 4.00-6.00PM AEST

This workshop is designed to cut through target market jargon and uncover the key motivations and aspirations of the people who will pay money for your solution.

Ask Me Anything with 2019 Grand Challenge Winners

ONLINE / University of Newcastle / 5.00-6.00PM AEST

This year the Grand Challenge has focussed on a complex problem that has both local and global significance – controlling mosquitoes. Mosquitoes can be a major annoyance, but also present an increasing threat of disease.

Masterclass Make it Fly! Become the COE (Chief of Eveyrthing)

ONLINE / AgriTech Incubator / 5.00-6.30PM AEST

This Masterclass is for you if you want to get truly focussed on what actually matters and what requires your limited focus, time and money in order to start, grow and scale a business.

THURSDAY SEP 10

Founder Connect

ONLINE / Startup Victoria / 8.00-9.00AM AEST

Startup Victoria's Founder Connect program is a series of bi-weekly online networking sessions designed to maximise your minutes by helping you forge valuable connections with your peers from the startup community - all before 9am!

How to Build a Fit for Future Workforce that Puts People First

ONLINE / Faethm / 9.00-10.00AM AEST

Join Mike Priddis, CEO of Faethm, a globally unique AI platform, and Ranjit de Sousa, President, LHH, for a fascinating discussion about dynamic forces impacting businesses, such as AI, COVID-19 and Robotics, and how these forces are driving a big skill shift and reshaping the human experience at work.

How B2B Businesses Can Leverage PR

ONLINE / Growth Colony / 12.00PM AEST

Is Public Relations (PR) something you’ve dabbled in before but haven’t had a chance to give it the attention it needs?

Tour of the Studio

Sydney Startup Hub / The Studio / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

What is The Studio? What amazing benefits do you get by being part of our community? What are our different memberships and programs?

Building a Brand with Purpose

Sydney Startup Hub / Fishburners / 12.00-1.00PM AEST

From university dropout and multiple business failures, to building one of the most recognised sock brands within the corporate promotional marketing industry; Tom Lawrence has had an impressive startup journey.

There's More to Say After R U OK?

ONLINE / Hub Australia / 2.00PM AEST

Join R U OK? Day ambassador Craig Mack and learn how to spot signs someone may be struggling, how to ask the right questions, and how to navigate tough conversations to positive outcomes.

Meet Our Latest Victorian Angel Networks

ONLINE / LaunchVic / 2.00-3.00PM AEST

If you are an angel investor looking to connect and actively engage within the startup investor community, this webinar is not to be missed.

Start - Grow - Fund

ONLINE / Darwin Innovation Hub / 5.00-7.30PM ACST

Are you a start-up, a growing business within industry, are you looking for funding from investors, grants or a pathway to grow your business into new markets?

UTS Startups Awards 2020

ONLINE / UTS / 6.00-8.00PM AEST

UTS Startups Awards – Meet the pioneers of Australia’s future and say goodbye Zoom fatigue and 8-hour demo days. Welcome to the UTS Startups Awards, aka, not your average demo day.

FRIDAY SEP 11

Riverina Inter-School Programming Championship

ONLINE / AgriTech Incubator / 9.30AM-12.00PM AEST

Get a school team together and battle other schools by solving online challenges using your coding skills and WIN awesome prizes!

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