Opened by Tommy Ekman (Program Coordinator at bluechilli) and Darren Tonkin (2016 QUT Graduate), Founder of Storyboard Social, speaking about his journey, validating your idea, and building the first concept. Followed by an open roundtable discussion on setting validation goals.
How to build your MVPs on design principles for non-designers and thinking globally.
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.
Storytelling of your business and journey in less than 5 minutes. A workshop outlining a good sales pitch, what investors look for, and how to make impact.
Rehearsal pitch with mentors for feedback in preparation of showcase. Mentors/Panelists: Mark Gustowski (QUT Creative Enterprise Australia), Monica Bradley (Purposeful Capital), Brent Watts (QUT bluebox).
The conclusion of Startup Hatch 2017. Join us for pitches and celebrations.
The teams will do their rehearsal pitch before an informal panel of mentors from the local startup community and receive feedback for any final changes before showcase. This is also a night to celebrate the journey as a cohort before presenting to the general public.
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 Colin Kinner, you will be guided through structuring and delivering a strong pitch.
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.
Get to work on your startup in Brisbane's newest co-working space, with the support of Buckham & Duffy.
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.
Test and form your ideas at this event or get a feel for the ideas you might want to work with.