Major Sponsor

NSW Government

The NSW Government is a proud sponsor of the Spark Festival

The NSW Government facilitates the jobs of the future by supporting innovative ecosystems in industries of differentiation.

The Sydney Startup Hub – a NSW Government initiative - brings together leading incubators and accelerators. The Regional Landing Pad and Local Innovation Network support startup communities across the state.

Gold Sponsors

William Buck — Accountants and advisors

We are startup-friendly accountants and advisors who have a deep understanding of the tech sector. Helping tech companies to grow from startup to exit, our passion is working with people who put everything into a business to commercialise ideas that change lives.

William Buck is a fully integrated firm with 600+ experts across Australia & New Zealand. We offer solutions tailored for tech companies and access to a range of specialists across various service lines and industries.

AWS Startups — Build Your Startup on AWS

The AWS startup team here in Australia and New Zealand can help you build, grow and scale your startup dream from inception to IPO. So whether you’re looking for help in solving a technical or business challenge, hiring the right engineers, or finalising a fundraising round, we have all the resources you need to get started including AWS Activate and AWS Startup Loft. AWS Activate provides startups with a host of benefits, including credits, support, and architecture guidance. and the AWS Startup Loft is where you can speak to a startup expert 1:1 and also learn more about the latest events and workshops, designed just for startups.

Major Supporters

Pledge 1%

Spark Festival is proud to partner with Pledge 1%, an Atlassian backed movement to create a new normal where companies of all sizes bake giving back into their DNA. Member companies donate 1% of their time, product, equity, and/or profit to ANY cause of their choice. Pledge 1% today and join the 4,000+ companies in 90 countries who have already taken the pledge, gaining access today to exclusive resources and a community of like-minded leaders.


Marque is a Sydney-based commercial law firm with 7 partners, gun lawyers, a surprisingly cool website, no pretensions to superiority other than in lunchtime netball, and a genuine commitment to cake. Marque’s ambitions are shamelessly big. We aim to change the world. Law is our chosen toolbox. It’s what we’re good at. It’s what we love doing.  Its law, done differently.

Community Partners

The Spark Collective: Rockets