Introduction to the business mechanics of a startup - your accounting and legal considerations, facilitated by Brad Vinning (ClarkeKann Lawyers) and Jason Andrew (Smartbooks Online). Topics covered include: entity structure, equity, patents, shareholders agreements, deeds of assignment, copyright, trademarks, IP strategy.
Opened by Tommy Ekman (Program Coordinator at bluechilli) and Darren Tonkin (2016 QUT Graduate), Founder of Storyboard Social, speaking about their journey, validating your idea, and building the first concept. Followed by an open roundtable discussion on setting validation goals.
Understanding and applying Business Model Canvas with frameworks of best fit. The Business Model Canvas is a quick and effective model to capture the top 9 elements of your business on one page. Facilitated by Tim MacTaggart (Chief Entrepreneur in Residence, QUT bluebox).
Now you have an idea and team, let's learn the basics. This masterclass will set you up for entrepreneurial thinking, define your problem worth solving, and introduce lean methodology. Facilitated by Timothy Hui and Philippe Cuelen from QUT Creative Enterprises Australia.
In the current startup environment, working with programmers/coders/software engineers is always something that will come up. This workshop is geared towards helping those from a non-technical background get the most out of their technical partners and vice-versa.
In a session run by Lee Crockford, you will be shown different frameworks and models for starting and growing a startup. This content will be tailored to the types of ideas that make it to team formation and you will have allocated time to construct your canvas for moving forward.
In a session run by PwC, you will learn about problem identification and clarification, and ecosystem mapping before breaking out into your teams to officially start work on your idea. Mentors from the local startup scene will be there to help you get things going.