Bright Sparks: 3 events to light your spark this week

- September 27, 2022 2 MIN READ
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Welcome to our regular column on the important things to see and do for the ANZ startup community, brought to you by the director of the Spark Festival, Maxine Sherrin.

She picks out 3 things worth putting in the diary for the week ahead. If you’d like to know more, sign up to the Weekly Sparks, Maxine’s roundup of all that’s on in Australian tech and startups, which comes out every Monday. 


The thing that is going to really light you up this week is the upcoming Spark Festival 2022 program.

October is nearly upon us and it’s going to be busy! If building a thriving startup or business is your thing, Spark has more than 100 events in locations all over Australia as well as online. It’s big. So here’s just 4 events to give you a taste of what you’ll find when you’ve got a moment to dive in:


Now, what’s happening this week?


SaaS Start-up Growth Insights from Salesforce – The Key Levers to Accelerate your Success

Thu Sep 29, 12pm

Fishburners, Sydney

Spend any time at all in Startup Land in Australia and you’ll quickly see that B2B and SaaS is where a lot of the excitement (and investment) happens.

From an idea developed back in 1999, to becoming the #1 CRM in the world in 2022, Salesforce and its partner ecosystem AppExchange are an example of growth, trust and success, with many lessons learned along the way and best practices to share.

Learn how to execute on the actions high growth SaaS startups consistently take.


Startup&Angels | Startups pitch & investors panel

Thu Sep 29, 5pm

Tank Stream Labs, Sydney

It’s been more time than we all care to remember since there has been a Startup&Angels in-person event in Sydney. But they’re back!

Come along to connect in with startup founders, angel investors, tech startup ecosystem players, and journalists, all brought together by Australiance.


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