Global Entrepreneur and Investor Exchange

Thursday

5 Apr

11:00 AM -

08:00 PM

Venue

Commonwealth House
Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach
Gold Coast, Queensland

Getting to Commonwealth House

Event Details

** Registrations are now closed  **

Join this exclusive gathering of leading entrepreneurs and investors from around the world to connect and learn from like-minded business operators and investors.

Attending this event will provide you with an opportunity to meet, match, mingle and achieve outcomes with entrepreneurs and investors from across and beyond the Commonwealth.

• This exchange features exceptional keynote speakers including Nkosana Mafico, a leading young African Australian changemaker with a focus on entrepreneurship, youth leadership and advancing humanity and delivering social change through business.

• It will also include a panel session with Steve Baxter, Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur, investor and ‘Shark’ on Shark Tank Australia. Steve Baxter is one of Australia’s most successful tech entrepreneurs, and an active investor and mentor to startups.

• The event will be facilitated by MC Monica Bradley who has global experience in innovation across the digital economy and is an active investor in early stage start-ups and social impact enterprises.

The event will be comprised of the following sessions:

Keynote Address

Luke Anear, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SafetyCulture.

Global Entrepreneur and Investor Panel Discussion and Q&A

An open and engaging discussion where leading global entrepreneurs and investors will share their personal stories and experiences on the challenges of building business to global scale, raising capital and seeking global investment.

Speakers on this panel will include:
• Luke Anear, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SafetyCulture
• Jodie Fox, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Shoes of Prey
• Nkosana Mafico, Entrepreneur and Researcher.
• Additional speakers will be announced soon.

Networking Lunch

Global Start-up Ecosystems and Cultures Panel Discussion and Q&A

What are the differences of start-up cultures around the world and what can the Commonwealth learn from this?

Speakers on this panel will include:
• Kate Kendall, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CloudPeeps
• Aaron Birkby, Chief Executive Officer, StartUp Catalyst,
• Derek Jouppi, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Suncayr
• Leanne Kemp, Founder and Chief Executive Officers, Everledger

The Global Investment Perspective Panel Discussion and Q&A

This lively and engaging session puts the investors in the hot seat. Why should start-ups seek investment from them?

Speakers on this panel will include:
• Steve Baxter
• Atlanta Daniel, Partner, Blue Sky Ventures
• More speakers to be announced soon

Global Quick Fire Pitching Session

Entrepreneurs from around the world have 2 minutes to deliver their pitch!  More information on this session will be provided soon.

Networking Reception and Innovation Showcase

This event is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors from across the Commonwealth (and beyond) to meet, mingle, materialise outcomes, and discover new innovations and technology.

Who should attend?

• Leading international and domestic entrepreneurs
• Leading investors/venture capitalists

More exciting speakers will be announced shortly.

 

TRADE 2018 WAS A GREAT SUCCESS

Thank you to all VIPs, presenters, delegates and guests for participating in the Games Time Trade & Investment Program in April 2018.

To continue exploring trade and investment opportunities in Queensland, please visit Trade2018.com or contact the team via trade2018@ditid.qld.gov.au.

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