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#MKW17 - Startup breakfast: What's it like working in a startup

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ACMI X

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2 Kavanagh St

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What's it like working in a startup?

View from above - girls hands typing on a laptop with a plant and reading glassesGet an understanding of what it really takes to be part of a small business team. Join Two Square Pegs and a selection of startups and small business owners in an interactive panel as they share what they look for in employees, co-founders, partners, investors, consultants, mentors, interns or advisors.

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7.30am Registration and light breakfast
8am Event begins
9am Event concludes and tour of ACMI X begins

This event is presented by Two Square Pegs and supported by ACMI X - a coworking space buzzing with cross-disciplinary SME’s and practitioners working across the spectrum of screen culture. If you would like to book a tour of ACMI X after this event, please click here.

[Please note this event is wheelchair accessible]




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Doug English, Culture Amp

As one of the cofounders of Culture Amp Doug has overseen their engineering team growing from 5 to 30 engineers in 2 years, and is responsible for architecting product solutions that will continue to let the company scale at a breakneck pace.

Doug previously developed and led key architecture projects for major financial and consulting organizations such as NAB, ANZ and EDS. Culture Amp is the world's most powerful employee feedback and analytics platform Culture Amp brings together experts in technology, data science and organizational psychology to measure employee engagement, experience and make 360° feedback simple.


Lisa Gibbons, Hired

Lisa Gibbons is the Sales Manager for the Melbourne Market at Hired, a platform that intelligently matches outstanding people in tech with the world’s most innovative companies.

Based in San Francisco with offices in 16 markets around the world, Hired was founded in 2012 and has raised $102M USD to date. Lisa has been working in the employment landscape for 14 years assisting candidates in finding their dream job and organisations build high-performing teams.

Prior to Hired, she spent 5 years at Linkedin, where she joined to evangelise, advise and consult companies on their local and global talent attraction strategies. Lisa started her LinkedIn story working in the EMEA market then transitioned to assist the Australian and NZ market 4 years ago.


Trang Du, Two Square Pegs

Trang is a social entrepreneur and digital designer who believes in creating useful and engaging products. She is passionate about harnessing technology to help solve social issues through community based projects.

Trang is the founder of Two Square Pegs, a social enterprise harnessing the sharing economy to connect a community of experts with start ups and small businesses. The platform promotes collaborative work options and alternate remuneration models to build mutually beneficial relationships for everyone.


image of anna reevesAnna Reeves (Moderator), That Startup Show

Anna is creative entrepreneur, producer and writer with a passion for culture change storytelling. She has worked for leading media production houses including: Cordell, Jigsaw, Zapruder, XYZ Films/Foxtel, and Renegade as a business affairs & brand manager.

She has written and produced company culture videos as part of transformative workshops with the STW Group and global organisations such as the Accor Asia Pacific Hotel group, Qantas BT, Westpac Group, KPMG, Vodafone, and AusPost. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Law from Australian National University and was accepted into the Victorian College of the Arts for drama/acting.

Anna is one of the founders of That Startup Show (TSUS). She created, wrote and produced That Startup Show, a web-series focused on start up culture released on Virgin worldwide with a global viewership of over one million.




Melbourne Knowledge Week

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Throw yourself into a week full of innovation and creativity where you’ll hear from international industry leaders, test cutting-edge technology, taste future food and help to solve Melbourne’s future challenges.


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