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Global Table

Global Table is a brand-new food innovation and agribusiness event in Australia that will advance the global conversation on the future of food by bringing together people from every level of the agrifood supply chain. Taking place this September 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, Global Table examines the entire food supply chain and the industries that surround it, from farmgate to consumer, logistics, trade and more. The purpose of the event is to uncover ways to make this system smarter and more sustainable, with a focus on collaboration.

Bendigo Invention + Innovation Festival

The Be.Bendigo Invention + Innovation Festival (BIIF) is a week-long series of events that promote innovative ways of thinking and doing business, while challenging the dialogue around the future of regional Australia. BIIF showcases regional entrepreneurs, helps build a community around innovation and technology in regional areas, and connects regional business owners to national and global thought leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship and future tech.

5 Steps To Growth: Lessons from TransferWise

TransferWise is excited to present an exclusive masterclass for the Australian business and startup community, featuring TransferWise VP of Growth, Nilan Peiris. Join Nilan at Stone and Chalk, Melbourne, where he will share TransferWise's growth journey as well as explain how running an organisation of autonomous independent teams, has enabled TransferWise to scale at supersonic speeds to become Europe's most valuable fintech. Nilan will also reveal TransferWise's secrets to generating and managing growth, how evangelism can be the biggest driver of growth, and how you can replicate TransferWise's strategy for your organisation. Nilan has been with TransferWise since 2014, and is responsible for the product and marketing teams as well as managing the global expansion of the product. Prior to TransferWise, Nilan was VP Growth at HouseTrip, in charge of scaling the company’s growth in the European market. He also advises a number of early-stage startups on growth and getting traction. TransferWise is one of Europe’s most successful fintechs, making it easy for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally to transfer money across borders. With its simple money transfer platform and borderless accounts, it makes managing your money quick, easy and painless. It is one of the world’s fastest growing tech firms having raised $689m in primary and secondary funding from investors such as Lead Edge, Lone Pine, Vitruvian, IVP, Merian Global Investors, Andreessen Horowitz, Sir Richard Branson, Valar Ventures and Max Levchin from PayPal. Over five million people use TransferWise, which processes over £4bn in payments every month, saving customers over £1bn a year. Doors will open at 5.30pm. Light refreshments and drinks will be served. Connect with Nilan Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nilanpeiris Twitter: https://twitter.com/nilanp

iHarvest Masterclass#22 - How to Create Effective Promotional Videos

Storytelling is the essence of how we can connect and relate to each other. Marketers are finding it more difficult than ever to stand apart from their competitors in a crowded marketplace. Reaching & connecting with your audience requires more than just putting content out. Information has virtually no value anymore. So the question becomes, how do we engage with our audiences? In this masterclass, we will examine how to create content that cuts through to effectively engage and resonate with audiences on an emotional level. This is for Marketers, Social Media Managers & Content Producers that want to create a memorable brand experience. Here is a sample of the topics we will discuss: - Video First Platforms & How to Create Effective Content - Marketing & Attention - Persuasion & the Art of Communication - Brand Trust - Mastering the Art of Storytelling This masterclass is for entrepreneurs who want to: - Use the power of video to promote their video - Learn the various stages of effective video production - Register for this masterclass to learn how to create effective promotional videos for your startup. MASTERCLASS MASTER: Phoebe Kuhn is a Speaker, Human Behaviour Specialist, Personal Brand Strategist, Business and Mindset Coach. She works with Entrepreneurs & Executives to bring their talents and ideas into the world in a scalable, profitable and inspiring way. Prior to starting her own business, she worked in various roles in Food Tech & Legal Tech Startups, eCommerce & at some of the world's most awarded Creative Agencies, managing digital projects for the likes of Myer, NAB, Holden, Coles, iSelect & 2XU. Through her experience in the Digital Marketing & Communications sector and a background in Personal Development & Human Behaviour, Phoebe fuses her unique experience to drive innovation through a deeper understanding of Consumer Behaviour & Core Human Needs. She writes and speaks on the topics of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Human Behaviour Dynamics. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Free Coworking Fridays

If you’ve thought about coworking but haven’t tried it, here’s your chance! One Friday of the month between 9.00am and 5.00pm (unless we let you know otherwise) iHarvest Coworking Sunshine opens its doors for startups, entrepreneurs and businesses to come and experience working in the space. Registration is required to schedule your FREE coworking day at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine. Bring your laptop and your lunch, and enjoy a day with like-minded people in a great location and vibrant space. If you can’t make the date, contact info@iharvestcoworking.com.au to arrange an alternate time to check out the space! #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine

iHarvest Meetup September

If you’re a startup, entrepreneur or have an idea for building your business, the monthly meetups at iHarvest Coworking Sunshine will give you an opportunity to validate an idea, solve a challenge, evaluate an opportunity or just find a new perspective. iHarvest meetups are all about networking and building new relationships but you’ll also get to hear from guest entrepreneurs throughout the series, have the chance to join in Q&A sessions and pitch your current project. Register for any iHarvest Meetup or Masterclass and receive a complimentary mentoring session with one of the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs). The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter. #iHarvestCoworking #Sunshine