All startup events on this Calendar are free, in Perth (unless otherwise stated) and correct at time of publishing… but please check links for full details, as things may have changed.
Events for 6 March, 2019
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FREE AUSTRADE BREAKFAST SEMINAR. The Hon Mark Coulton MP, Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment invites you to an information seminar to learn more about the benefits and opportunities created by Australia’s current and newly signed Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) for businesses like yours. Whether you’re an experienced exporter or just getting started, this is an opportunity to hear from key government and industry representatives about: the growth opportunities for your business through exporting and utilising FTAs where FTAs fit in your overall export journey and how you can benefit from them what tariffs and Certificates of Origin areFind out more »
Jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire, local entrepreneur Nick Lonie went from a near-death experience to starting an online childcare business! Starting a business comes with many challenges that are not obvious until you start. It is always educational to hear the experience of someone that has spent the last few years battling it out to make their idea work. Nick is the founder of Kin Childcare (https://kinchildcare.com), an online babysitter booking service. He has been hard at it juggling startup and family life, getting customers, building products, building teams, meeting investors, travelling to San FranciscoFind out more »
The WAITTA INCITE Awards showcases the best of Information and Communications Technology in Western Australia. For over 27 years, the WA ICT community has recognised its best and brightest at this prestigious event. What better way to highlight the quality work of your team by submitting your tech project, product or solution for an INCITE Award. The INCITE Awards span ICT excellence across 12 awards recognising individual achievement, product innovation and project excellence. The 12 award categories are, as follows: • Most Effective Government Solution • Most Effective Infrastructure Solution • Most Impactful Social Benefit • Most Innovative Enabler in HealthFind out more »
CORE's Meet the Innovator series connects you to innovators in the resources and energy sector, sharing insights about their business, professional journey and global opportunities. It is your opportunity to ask questions and meet some of the brightest minds in the sector. Our guest Innovator for March is Martin Smith, Engineering Manager at Como Engineers.Find out more »
In our first SkillGym session (brought to you by Skills of the Modern Age), we’re going to be creating and using new tools for radical empathy. Whether we're designing new products and services or improving existing ones, we know it's key to put the people we're innovating for at the heart of our approach. This user empathy work is often done through tools like persona canvases, online surveys and interviews. The trouble is, empathy is fundamentally an emotional skill, and these tools often fail to engage us emotionally. If we really want to connect with our users, we need toolsFind out more »
Calling all startup founders! On the first Wednesday of each month, let's get together for a tasty beverage or two, celebrate and/or commiserate the month that was, and share plans and ideas for the month yet to be! You might even meet your future Co-founder, Lead Programmer, or Chief Ninja of Ideation and Crypto Research. As Elon Musk could have once said, "All my success is due to drinking with other startup founders as often as possible".Find out more »
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional social network and the perfect place to connect and build professional relationships. #LinkedInLocal is a place to catch up with and meet your connections in person, and make some new ones, while learning how to extend the value LinkedIn provides, with LinkedIn expert Jo Saunders, opportunity connector Jo Harper, and video marketing expert Reg Sorrell. If you find networking intimidating, don't worry, we will ensure you meet people in this informal, pitch-free environment. Learn about how to get more from LinkedIn by using the app through our networking activities, and by asking questions. Meet yourFind out more »
This "Getting On" meeting is for founders (and potential founders) who understand the Lean Startup with Customer Development approach (and have preferably attended one of the "Getting Started" meetings). It's about supporting founders taking a Lean Startup with Customer Development approach for their startups. Hello Perth Founders and Friends (aka Perth Starters), Have you got a great startup idea? Or have you already started a new business and it's not going so well? Don't waste any more time or money on building an app or product, getting PR, or even marketing. Come along to Lean Startup Perth and we'll helpFind out more »
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