Major Sponsors

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.

Major Supporters


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.

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.



What­ev­er your busi­ness, Swaab takes it seri­ous­ly. Estab­lished in 1981, Swaab has grown to become a haven for inno­va­tion, entre­pre­neur­ship, fam­i­ly busi­ness, SMEs, cor­po­rates, high-net-worth indi­vid­u­als and gov­ern­ment clients.


Media Partners

New Economy

New Economy Media is an online news service which delivers innovation news without the jargon. It gives high growth start-ups a voice to pitch their ideas and a forum where projects and innovations can be exchanged. It keeps the Australian start-up world in touch with what their colleagues are doing here and overseas.