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CoWS Breakfast Event "The Twelve Skills of Christmas" (compered by Brendan Yell)

Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre Ltd

Friday, 11 December 2015 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am (AEDT)

CoWS Breakfast Event "The Twelve Skills of Christmas"...

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We are delighted to host Brendan Yell ( SoftLayer (an IBM company - Not only is Brendan sharing his insights and experience, SoftLayer provide a range of free introductory offers for Cloud Services to budding StartUps.

Listen to Brendan's radio interview recently in the Hunter Valley -
Format as follows :

08:30 AM Breakfast and Networking
09:15 AM Brendan to compere...
    • The 12 skills of Christmas' - introduce the new batch of skilled by one...and they speak for 3 minutes...and perhaps, for another minute they field a question from the audience, or chat with Brendan
10:15 AM Quick break to refill people's coffees?
10:30 AM Brendan to deliver 30 mins 'How to run a startup from the regions - tips and tricks'
11:00 AM Brendan to live mentor 3 lucky people...we can organise them prior, or pick them from the audience.
11:30 AM More Networking

We are offering breakfast to the attendees (or at least the first 20 to register on Eventbrite)....
More details about are the details of his previous visit in August...

"How to be a Rockstar Founder"
Brendan Yell
Director, Community Development, SoftLayer
Mentor @ Muru-D, Amcomm Upstart, Slingshot, Jumpstart, TechBeach

After creating an online service for use of his friends at age 14, working at CompuServe at age 21, running Optus Interactive Strategy at age 25, then founding and lauching at age 27, there is not much Brendan Yell has not seen. In this talk, Brendan will walk you through some of his successes and failures as a founder, and teach you some key lessons to being a rockstar founder. He'll also relay some great stories of working with iconic rock band INXS, when he looked after their Internet strategy and digital rights.


Intro to the SoftLayer Catalyst Startup Program
Who qualifies?
What credits can I apply for?
How does the mentoring work?
Leveraging the global network
Have questions about CoWS Breakfast Event "The Twelve Skills of Christmas" (compered by Brendan Yell)? Contact Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre Ltd

When & Where

CoWS Near The Coast
209 Carp Street
Bega, NSW 2550

Friday, 11 December 2015 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am (AEDT)

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Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre Ltd

Lighthouse has a strong track record of supporting entrepreneurs, researchers and inventers on the path from concept to commercialisation. Since July 2008, Lighthouse has worked with over 990 unique enterprises and provided group and peer based services to over 3400 enterprises and individuals. For over five years Lighthouse has successfully delivered business advice, education, mentorship and networking opportunities to help these businesses commercialise their ideas and grow their companies. Lighthouse also delivers programs for the ACT Government including the ACT Microcredit Loan Program. Visit for more information.  

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