_SOUTHSTART Community Celebration
17 November 2022
6:30pm - 10:00pm
There’s something magical that happens when you throw a party. It’s hard to put your finger on exactly what or why that is. Perhaps, as with great food, it comes down to a few simple, quality ingredients. Is it the joy of coming together with familiar, friendly faces? exciting, inquisitive new ones? the smell of food traveling the room? We think there is no greater way of easing into the startup journey than by breaking bread with new friends and old. Sharing stories and heartaches, successes and failures and flaming visions of a future yet unknown. And let's not forget a critical ingredient to a wonderful evening - intelligent conversation . South Australia is fast becoming synonymous with a thriving startup ecosystem. But how can we continue to share our story? Foster a vibrant and supportive culture? What can we learn from other states, other nations, and other voices? What do we need to improve on? What are we great at? Join us as we explore where we've been as a state, where we're going - and where we go next, alongside our special guests:
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Julia Spicer OAM
Queensland Chief Entrepreneur / Office Queensland Chief Entrepreneur
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_SOUTHSTART is about people coming together, collaborating, talking ideas, and passing stories through generations.
Karl Telfer, Co-Founder at Yellaka
It’s been a super productive week at _SOUTHSTART. Great insights and learnings for me to take back home.
Anna El Tahchy, CTO at Nourish Ingredients
The energy in the room was amplified. The smiles multiplied. The connections strengthened. We all ended up on the winning team.
Julie Trell, Chief Play Officer at Playful Purpose
You guys throw a mean party. Nice to be a part of it. Thanks for the fun!
Simon Thomsen, Editor at Startup Daily
An incredible week at _SOUTHSTART, revelling in human connections, stories and new ideas.
Jeanette Cheah, CEO & Founder at HEX
The [Fintech] event I went to translated to real $$$ for us. [That] is the real impact of _SOUTHSTART events. Thank you!
Alison Nikula, Care App
I woke up this morning thinking, what the heck did I just experience? Very grateful to have met you all and will be back next year unconditionally. Thanks you absolute legends!
Lauren Black, Atlassian Foundation
I was struck by the uniqueness of this event as it started and continued to focus on us as humans – not just superstar entrepreneurs, but humans. We need this approach if entrepreneurs are to deliver the social and economic changes we need in the world.
Dr Sarah Pearson – Investor, Board Director, Advisor & Innovation Leader
All the team at _SOUTHSTART did an amazing job of making me feel welcome in their city, and the event itself was one of the most organised I've had the privilege of being involved in.
Cameron Adams – Co-Founder at Canva
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