Welcome to our weekly column on the important things to see and do for the ANZ startup community, brought to you by the director of the Spark FestivalMaxine Sherin.
She chooses 3 things that are worth putting in the agenda for the coming week.
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Wednesday, February 15, 6:00 PM AEDT
Y Suites at A’Beckett, Melbourne
Thinking about raising capital for your startup? Or maybe you’re considering dipping your toe into an investment in a start-up?
Equity crowdfunding allows startups to raise capital from a large number of individual investors who want to see the company succeed.
But what does that actually look like and how does it come about?
Since 2018, Birchal has helped more than 192 companies raise more than $144 million from their most passionate customers and fans online. Whether you’re an aspiring investor or founder, you’ll learn everything you need to know about equity crowdfunding.
Thu, February 16, 6:00 PM AEDT
Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship
F*Up Nights is a global movement that originated in Mexico in 2012 and was founded to help share public busts with hundreds of people who attend every event around the world.
Jodie Imam from Tractor Ventures, Christie Jenkins from Blackbird and Dom Pym from Up will share their biggest mistakes, what they learned and how they moved on in what is sure to be a fun and insightful event.
Fri Feb 17 6pm – Sun Feb 19 10pm AEDT
Have you ever wanted to learn how to think, design and build like a startup and possibly even start your own business? Do this weekend in 54 intensive hours?
Then you need to cancel everything and sign up for the Founder Institute and Techstars’ Online Startup Weekend.
This is an incredible opportunity to be a catalyst for the change you want to see in the world, and you never know where those 54 hours will take you.
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