Ecosystem Leadership Summit
4 May 2021
9:30am - 5:30pm
National Wine Centre
_SOUTHSTART invites you to join us for a day of personal and collaborative growth. Alongside some of Australia's leading startup ecosystem builders, we'll dive deep into the conversations needed to grow our entrepreneurial ecosystem - and develop ourselves as leaders in a fast-moving environment. Let's celebrate where we've been, and workshop a future where we move forward together. In partnership with Playful Purpose, Peak Persona and Startup Status - powered by RAA.
DIVE INTO THE SCHEDULE
Join us for the official opening of our National Ecosystem Summit, as we bring together community leaders from Australia’s innovation ecosystem.
Delve into an immersive and experiential workshop stretching your comfort zone, having fun and maybe even a few giggles.
Time to stretch your legs!
Humans & Culture are integral to startups, so it's important nurture the startup community. When someone abandons stability for the uncertain world of entrepreneurialism, you don’t just see risk; you appreciate their tenacity. But you’re also aware that the road ahead might be incredibly difficult - filled with tiring, often thankless work. We’ll help connect you with others that feel the same way, and workshop a future where we move forward together.
Being in a startup can be incredibly rewarding. But more often than not, it's hard work. We'll reflect on where we've been, and connect you to others that can support you, encourage you, be your testing ground for radical new ideas, or to simply just listen.
Time to stretch your legs!
Dive deep into the conversations needed to grow Australia's entrepreneurial ecosystem forward, and develop ourselves as leaders in a fast-moving environment.
What a day. Where to next?
MEET THE SPEAKERS
Chief Entrepreneur of South Australia / The Government of South Australia
National Wine Centre
Corner of Hackney Rd & Botanic St
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