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Monday, November 13 • 11:30 - 12:30
Fireside Chat - Early Stage Founders


Expert Panel will discuss the challenges working in startups, and the tips and tricks used to overcome them.
This session forms part of Startup 101

Are you a Sunshine Coast local, hungry for inspiration, searching for new ideas about how to launch a startup?

If you said yes, then this event is catered to you.
Startup 101 is for Australia's leading and up and coming entrepreneurs, makers, creators, and innovators.
Techstars Sunshine Coast Startup Week is dedicated to bringing the entire entrepreneur ecosystem together for a week of education, collaboration and connection.
Startup 101 is a half day event designed to share the stories of local entrepreneurs and community builders behind the scenes helping others grow and thrieve. The agenda includes:
    - Framework for Entrepreniual Success - Brad Pengelly
    - If I Can, You Can - Natalie Tink
    - Compelling communication is critical to your success - Robyn Pulman
    - Fireside Panel Chat + Q&A  - Sunshine Coast's innovation potential
We will also be hosting 3 onsite workshops afterwards, so be sure to check out what other amazing events will be happening.
We want to shine a light on all the amazing opportunties available to locals who want to be real game changers, commit to hard work, join the local entrerepeurial ecosystem and collobrate.

So, Monday the 13th of November what will you do? Wake up, giving in, accepting the notion you are destined to spend another week slaving to someone elses unmeaningful purpose, or, will you join us?
Take a leap of faith.
Invest in yourself.
Make new meaningful local connections; and
Discover what possabilities, support and resources are available, right here on the Sunshine Coast..
See more at sunshinecoast


What time is registration?
Registrations commence at 8:30 am, and the conference will kick off at 9:00 am. Some light refreshments will be supplied from local vendors for morning tea. If a barista coffee is required for an extra kick, there are multiple cafes on campus.

What should I bring to the event?
Just your extraordinary self. But also don't forget to bring your business cards, your smartphone (so you can take part in competitions and get social), and last but not least, an open mind and positive attitude.

Can I sponsor the event with my product?
Our gift bags are near capacity. If you would like to donate samples to the event, please contact us sunshinecoast@startupweek.co

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
In the interest of helping to save the trees, there's no need to print your ticket and bring to the event. Simply have your ticket ready to be scanned on your smartphone.

What if I can no longer attend?
Contact our team to advise so we can open your seat to another.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email us at sunshinecoast@startupweek.co

The University of the Sunshine Coast is a regulated parking area during Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year. Cost is $5 per day. Further infomation about alternative options available
Please consider carpooling with your team, family and friends.

Photography / Videography

Photos and video may be taken at the event and may be used for promotional purposes. Your attendance at this event is considered as implied consent for the use of these photographs for these purposes.

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Renee Coman

Lead Organiser, Startup Week
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Coby Sullivan

Regional Innovation Coordinator
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Monday November 13, 2017 11:30 - 12:30
University of the Sunshine Coast - Lecture Theatre 1 90 Sippy Downs Dr, Sippy Downs QLD 4556