WEBINAR – AICD Women Entrepreneurs – Advisory Boards for Startup and Scaling Organisations
Hosted by Slingshot Chairman, Gary Flowers, and CEO, Karen Lawson. Interviewing Marissa Sandler, Co-Founder of Careseekers, a Slingshot accelerated Startup.
Date: 11 April 2017 11am – 12pm
HCF Catalyst O Week
Hosted at the swanky new offices of Slingshot Partner Amazon Web Services, the latest HCF Catalyst cohort of founders came together to start their 12-weekAccelerator journey.
Australian Energy Week Conference – Disruption, Digital & Innovation Stream
Karen Lawson, CEO, Slingshot panel member on new technologies & service offerings that will transform the Australian energy market
Pullman and Mecure Melbourne, Albert Park
Thursday 22 June 2017
2017 Queensland Local Government Association Conference
Join keynote speaker Karen Lawson, CEO, Slingshot, at Tableland Regional Council as she presents to Mayors, Councillors, Government Agency representatives, suppliers and Ministers on “Bringing local Government into the 21st century”
HCF Catalyst 2 Pitch Days
Our next round of health tech applicants pitched their startup at Atlassian on December 5th and 6th in front of HCF Management and Slingshot founders to secure their place in HCF Catalyst 2.
Mentors ‘Running Effective Meetings’ rogenSi Workshop
Slingshot offered our mentors an intensive workshop on ‘running effective meetings’, delivered by Slingshot mentor and partner of rogenSi, Peter Griffith. Mentors learnt valuable leadership skills including communication styles, active listening and breaking through. Peter has coached senior executives locally and internationally in the areas of leading change, sales transformation, and winning multi-million dollar bids and tenders.
Slingshot Alumni Mentee Induction
Slingshot hosted an Alumni Mentee Induction to introduce Founders to the program and provide guidance on how to optimise their mentor relationships. What we do know is mentoring is not about having lots of cups of coffee!
Mentor Induction Day
Our Mentor Induction Day saw more than 40 successful leaders and innovative thinkers inducted into Slingshot’s largest hand-picked mentor cohort.
Industry experts from a diverse range of successful start-ups and corporate enterprises, including Pandora, Deliveroo, RedBalloon and UbiSoft, gathered at the special Slingshot function to prepare the next wave of entrepreneurs for business success.
Fireside Chat with Ash Maurya
Ash Maurya came to Inspire 9 Melbourne to share his expert knowledge on lean methodology. Ash is the bestselling author of ‘Running Lean’, ‘Scaling Lean’ and the creator of the one page business modelling tool, the lean canvas.
A conversation with David Thodey – demystifying innovation for corporates
Slingshot curated an extraordinary ‘meeting of the minds’ at LinkedIn’s head office to discuss innovation and corporate culture with some of Australia’s most well-known Chairman and Directors. Led by former Telstra boss David Thodey, and facilitated by SBS’s Jenny Brockie, an intimate group of 30 guests explored the need for a sense of urgency in engaging disruptive forces and the governance issues. David drew on some of his experiences at Telstra to illustrate his points, especially around the cultural aspects and how to integrate technology disruption.
Simplot Ignite Demo Day
A quintessential Melbourne bar provided the ideal setting for our foodie founders to reveal their innovative food-tech companies at the Simplot Ignite Demo Day. The Startups and Scaleups presented their companies to the Melbourne Startup community including investors, co-working communities, Startup founders, media, Slingshot Alumni and Simplot management and staff.