Bright Sparks: The Spark Festival Director’s highlights

- October 5, 2022 2 MIN READ
It’s just one week until the opening day of Spark: Australia’s Festival of Innovation, Tech and Ideas.

Spark Festival director Maxine Sherrin

It’s a massive two week program that’ll be popping up all over the place, as well as online. Here’s some highlights courtesy of Festival Director Maxine Sherrin. 


Find Your Co-founder

Oct 20, 6pm, Sydney Startup Hub

Looking for your (Startup) Soulmate? Maybe they are looking for you too! Head along to this fun event and you just might find each other.


Don’t Cook Your Cap Table: How to Stay Investable 

Oct 20, 4:30pm, Skalata Ventures (Melbourne)

It’s so easy in the early days of a venture to throw away one percent here, half a percent there, to anyone who offers you advice or support. Connect with the team at Skalata to find out why this is a bad idea and how not to do it.


Funding and Legals Day

Oct 14, 12noon, Sydney Startup Hub

Drop by and bring your curly questions on all things Startup Legal Landscape (including regulations specific to your startup) and Getting Investor Ready.


Boomer to Zoomer

Oct 13, 3pm, Tank Stream Labs

Australians are entering the workforce earlier and retiring increasingly later. How can your enterprise benefit from the unique benefits of an intergenerational workplace?


Founder Wellness Day at Sydney Startup Hub

Oct 21, 12pm, Sydney Startup Hub

Drop by and see what condition your condition is in! Starting your own venture is one of the most challenging (and rewarding) things you will ever do. Learn some great techniques for when the going gets tough.


Office Hours: Inroads to Government

Oct 14 ,10am, Sydney Startup Hub

Come by for one-on-one meetings with Government Subject Matter Experts from programs such as MVP, Going Global Export Program, Accelerating Commercialisation and more.


There’s so much more happening between Oct 12 and 27: dive into the full Spark Festival program here.