Bright Sparks: pushing every recession to a head

Don’t let all this talk of an impending global recession slow down your new venture.

Rather, now is the time to get started building. However, make sure you get it right with these ‘how to’ style Spark Festival events in the final week of the festival.

Future-proofing your startup in the current economic climate

Wed Oct 20, 12 noon AEDT

Sydney Startup Hub

What do AirBnB, Slack, Uber, Whatsapp and Square all have in common? They were all founded in the period we call the global financial crisis.

There’s never been a better time to build, but the best startups will focus on what really matters as they prove what’s possible in this challenging market environment. Join AWS Startups to discuss those fundamentals, explore your own challenges, and more.

How to protect your startup with trademarks

Thu Oct 20, 3:00 PM AEDT

Online

Your startup may have a wealth of valuable intellectual property (IP) worth protecting.

lIn this online session, IP Australia will present entry-friendly information about IP, including protecting your company’s branding with trademarks, what can and cannot be trademarked, and the tools and resources they have at their disposal to help.

SaaS reporting: key metrics founders need to measure for success

Thu Oct 27, 11 a.m. AEDT

Online

If you are a founder of a SaaS startup with a subscription pricing model and want to gain deep insights into your business and accelerate growth, harnessing the power of SaaS-specific reporting is critical to gain a true competitive advantage .

From fixed to road! Create a strategy to accelerate yourself

Wed Oct 19, 5:00 PM AEDT

AgriWebb, Surry Hills

Get clarity on the strategy you are currently using to not to take action and turn it into a strategy that will help you move forward.

Once you’ve created this new strategy, you can use it in any situation where you want to change your traffic light from red to green.

Ignite the spark in your business

Thu Oct 20, 5:00 PM AEDT

Campbelltown Arts Center

Now is the time to get your mojo back, start building and come back stronger than you’ve ever been.

Maybe you have an existing business or SME and are looking for ways to expand and find new customers and markets. Maybe you have a bright idea and want to see if it can become your sideshow or even a full-time gig.

Wherever you are, there’s never been a better time to sharpen that entrepreneurial rush

How to build a personal brand?

Wed Oct 26, 5:30 PM AEDT

ACS in Barangaroo

In an age of online influence where we ourselves are the product, personal branding has become increasingly important for success, both on a personal and professional level.

Creating a strong and authentic personal brand is key to getting more interviews, qualifying for more promotions, and giving people around you a memorable sense of who you are, even when you’re not in the room .

Fintech Fundraising Evening

Thu Oct 27, 5:30 PM AEDT

Kittyhawk, Sydney CBD

A nice networking evening where you also gain some good tips and lessons about fundraising for Fintech in the current climate.

Hear some recent fundraising success stories, what investors are looking for in the current climate, and how to prepare your Fintech for success.

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