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ODYSSEY

A multi-day festival of innovation, imagination and impact

From

7 March 2023

To

10 March 2023

Location

Adelaide

IMAGINATION. INSPIRATION. ADVENTURE.

_SOUTHSTART // ODYSSEY will unfold from 7 – 10 March in South Australia. Through a multi-day, multi-dimensional calendar of conversations, off-site adventures & immersive experiences, we will support and connect the passionate, curious, and tenacious souls who have chosen to venture into the illusive world of creation – connecting you to a deeply authentic and insightful community of support and wisdom.

The Program

Sprawled across the Garden of Unearthly Delights, esteemed Winery Locations & more – let us whisk you away on an adventure like never before. Day 1 of the program is for future founders; available through direct purchase. Day 2 & 3 events are accessible via a bundled ODYSSEY ticket; with access to Day 4 registration becoming available to ticket holders as an add-on option. Trust us; you’ll want to immersive yourself in a multi-day experience to get the maximum value out of our program.

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OFFSITE. MEANINGFUL. EXPERIENTIAL.

 

_SOUTHSTART // ODYSSEY will provide a unique opportunity to take the foot off the brake and decelerate. A space to breathe, recharge and reflect, to create the critical building blocks for deeper progress. Whether it’s in the sharing of industry-specific truths and tactics, participating in conversations about our planet and society, or simply supporting each other with insights, connections, and resources required to take the next step – the opportunities will be endless. The odyssey will be yours.

FOUNDERS
The daring, brilliant minds changing futures for all
FUNDERS
Helping founders, and their companies, to flourish.
OPERATORS
The backbone of a shared vision for success

TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Enter the world of ODYSSEY, and be the first to hear about new additions to our adventure!

From $399

ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

This is our hero ticket, and unlocks access to our core events: CAMP(US) + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th). This includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. What’s more; you’ll unlock post-purchase AFTERGLOW (10th)  & SOCIAL add-on options that will only amplify your experience. A special FOUNDER // ODYSSEY rate is available at checkout, alongside the chance to apply for Rampersand VC’s THE GIANT WARM INTRO & our PITCH STAGE program, hosted by Startmate. Applications close on 24th of Feb, so you’ll want to get in quick!

$599

ANGEL // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you an active Angel Investor? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Southern Angels. You’ll unlock access to: ANGEL SUMMIT + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. Limited to 100 places, you’ll have the opportunity to share best practice approaches amongst other Angels, including how to avoid unconscious bias, how to approach deal-specific due diligence and how to manage follow-on rounds after the cheque. You’ll also have ample moments to find your next great investment opportunity at SOCIAL & VILLAGE with other ODYSSEY guests.

$599

CORPORATE // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you a Corporate Executive or Board Director? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Stone & Chalk. You’ll unlock access to: SOCIAL (8th) & CORPORATE INNOVATION SUMMIT (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride and connection with guests attending VILLAGE. Limited to 150 places, we’ll dive deep into Australia’s opportunity to innovate our corporate sector. This includes identifying the challenges that we must consider, in a global context, to progress into the future; highlighting what is working well and dive into the world of corporate venture, as a key method to effectively engaging with startups.

$429

SCALEUP // ODYSSEY

From

8 March 2023

To

9 March 2023

Are you a Founder of a Series A+ Stage Company? Join us for a special journey into ODYSSEY, powered by Mckinsey & Company. You’ll unlock access to: SCALEUP SUMMIT + SOCIAL (8th) & VILLAGE (9th), which includes catering PLUS a complimentary bus ride to VILLAGE. Limited to 90 places, you’ll connect with key industry experts, other founders and leaders to discuss pathways for support in your growth journey. This includes insights into the opportunities and challenges of scaling across borders while navigating the path from Series A to IPO, fundraising, legal and more. Join us as we seek to foster a better understanding of the growth journey, its complexity and the resources needed to navigate it.

$29

START(UP) ACADEMY

From

7 March 2023

To

7 March 2023

Join us at START(UP) ACADEMY (7th); a summit for future founders. Created to ignite minds, challenge perspectives, and expose young people to the world of entrepreneurship. Early Bird tickets are now available for educators and students

TICKETING FAQ’S

The ODYSSEY ticket is the “main” festival ticket, i.e “General Admission”. It includes immediate access to:

CAMP(US) – March 8th, Garden of Unearthly Delights

SOCIAL – March 8th, Varden Ave Street Party

VILLAGE – March 9th, Lake Breeze Winery, Langhorne Creek (transport included).

Post-Purchase, you will unlock the ability to add to your experience through upgrade event options.

The SCALEUP, ANGEL & CORPORATE // ODYSSEY tickets are designed as targeted options for attendees who will be going to a SUMMIT instead of the CAMP(US) event. However, we only have a handful of these other options so recommend that anyone who doesn’t fall within those categories, purchases a general ODYSSEY pass. Please note, however, that calling this “general admission” is only done for simplicity. At a baseline, it contains an elevated level of value for founders, funders & operators to connect.

Absolutely! ODYSSEY is your gateway to enjoying our multi-day festival experience; which has been designed to provide a high level of value from the get-go. You’ll enjoy all the perks of a “Summit” experience – from catering to bus transfers, to add-on options – with the key difference being that you will engage in content & learning pathways that have been optimised to suit your needs. For example, our ANGEL SUMMIT will dive into specific conversations & niche pathways that may only resonate with that particular audience. But you’ll reap the benefits of connecting with the core community of attendees of that experience, at our VILLAGE event.

ANGEL // ODYSSEY is a 2-day ticket package that unlocks your access to attend the ANGEL SUMMIT on 8th March, in addition to our VILLAGE event on 9th March. This has been carefully curated to ensure that you have ample time to deep dive into your niche area of interest, while also connecting with broader festival attendees and perhaps most importantly; the founders who will be attending VILLAGE. Upon purchasing an ANGEL // ODYSSEY ticket, you will be invited to register your interest to participate in Rampersand’s GIANT WARM INTRO; aka office hours with early-stage, pre-seed founders who are looking for mentorship and support.

CORPORATE // ODYSSEY is a 2-day ticket package that unlocks your access to attend our SOCIAL event on Vardon Avenue on 8th March, in addition to the CORPORATE INNOVATION SUMMIT on 9th March. This has been carefully curated to ensure that you have the opportunity to connect with our broader festival attendees as a precursor to your curated experience, noting that the SUMMIT will take place at the same location as our VILLAGE event, so you may just find yourself wanting to continue a conversation with new friends you met the night prior!

SCALEUP // ODYSSEY is a 2-day ticket package that unlocks your access to attend the SCALEUP SUMMIT on 8th March, in addition to our SOCIAL event on Vardon Avenue that night. You will then attend our VILLAGE event on 9th March. This has been carefully curated to ensure that you have ample time to deep dive into your niche area of interest, while also connecting with broader festival attendees and perhaps most importantly; key networks of support to help bolster your learnings from your SUMMIT experience.

To be considered for a ticket upgrade, please contact us here. We will respond to your request within 2-3 business days.

Add-on options will be available for ticket holders very soon! Get your ticket today to be the first to know when we release tickets for these experiences. Please note that they will be available on a first-in, best-dressed basis.

To be considered for a ticket upgrade, please contact us here. We will respond to your request within 2-3 business days.

Our ticketing is currently optimised as a multi-day experience, to ensure that you get the most value out of your attendance. If availability is an issue, please contact us here.

YOU’LL BE IN GOOD COMPANY

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Marc Randolph

Co-Founder and First CEO / Netflix

Julia Spicer OAM

Queensland Chief Entrepreneur / Office Queensland Chief Entrepreneur

Christie Jenkins

Investor / Blackbird Ventures

Sally-Ann Williams

CEO / Cicada Innovations

Sarah Curtis-Fawley

Director of Programs / SBE Australia

Sarah Mills-Krutilek

Founder / Pathmint

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The University of Adelaide logo
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Stripe logo
Startmate logo
Rampersand logo
Stone and Chalk logo
South Australian Venture Capital Fund logo

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