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Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Speakers for STAR4000: Innovation, Startups and Entrepreneurship announced: enrol now

Your new idea could change the world

In exciting news, the speakers for the upcoming STAR4000: Innovation, Startups and Entrepreneurship course have been announced, offering students the opportunity of a lifetime to work with some of Australia’s industry leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation. These experienced entrepreneurs will assist students in building an understanding of the key elements of business creation and providing pathways for innovation.

The course, which is enrolling now and is offered as part of Winter School, commences on 29 June and will run as a five-day boot camp (29 June - 5 July, 9am - 5pm). All participating members will need to be able to attend all five days of the boot camp.

As part of the course students will complete an applied assessment exercise centered on creating and validating a new startup enterprise, culminating in a business pitch.

UON offers STAR4000: Innovation, Startups and Entrepreneurship in partnership with Slingshot.

This year's speakers will include:

Stephen Scheeler, Special Advisor – Digital, PwC Australia - Why be an entrepreneur

Brendan Yell, Director SendGrid - How to be a rockstar founder

Julie Stevanja, Founder Stylerunner - 'Running' an international startup

Alli Baker, CEO of The Workible Network - Journey of a startup

Brian Hill, Co-founder Assemblient- Business Modelling

Franzisca Iseli Co-founder Basic Bananas- Branding and Perception

Anny Havercroft, Head of Brand Yahoo- Digital Marketing

Jared Codling, Co-founder of Black Lion Digital - Growth Hacking

Lauren Trucksess Account Director, Media & Capital Partners - Public Relations

Trent Bagnall, Co-founder Slingshot - Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Business Modelling & Raising Capital and Investment

Craig Lambert, Co-founder Slingshot - Pitch Coaching

Vicky Lay, Co-founder Zookal - Venture Capital

Enrol now in myHub.

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