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Sprint to Landing Pad Workshop - Adelaide

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KPMG

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151 Pirie St

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Are you a founder ready to take your startup global but don’t know where to start? Are you considering global expansion but your team’s international business experience is limited?

Austrade’s global Landing Pads help market-ready Australian startups take their business global. The program offers an up-to-90 day residency in the best co-working spaces in the world, located in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Berlin, and Singapore.

We’re running half-day workshops across Australia for founders who want to go global. We’ve packed years of learnings from some of Australia’s most experienced startup leaders into this condensed and complimentary half-day workshop to help you successfully plan your international expansion.

Participating in these workshops will help you minimise the risk and prepare you for your entry into global markets.

The ½ Day Workshop Agenda:

2:00 pm Arrival & welcome

2:30 pm How to set yourself up for successful international expansion
[Facilitator: Amanda Price - Amanda Price - Head of KPMG High Growth Ventures | Panellists: Brad Couper – Advisor to Growth Stage Software Companies , Phaedon Stough – Innovation Bay Co-Founder, Noelle Smit - Co-Founder at Teamgage & Tom Rayner- Myriota

3:20 pm Structuring for success - intellectual property, capital raising & accessing international markets [Speaker – Kate Marshall, Partner at KPMG]

3:40 pm Tax structuring for Australian startups
[Speaker - Tim Sandow, Partner at KPMG]

4:15 pm Validating your assumptions for international growth
[Facilitator: Amanda Price - Amanda Price - Head of KPMG High Growth Ventures | Panellists: Brad Couper – Advisor to Growth Stage Software Companies , Jon Soong - CEO @ Makers Empire and local Founders and Investors from Adelaide]

5:00 pm Establishing the beachhead team
[Speaker: Phaedon Stough]

6:00 pm Telling their story: previous Landing Pad participants
[Landing Pad Managers: Gabe Sulkes – San Francisco, Daniel Zhan - Shanghai | Landing Pad Alumni: Veronica Borrett]

6:45 pm Networking to prime your network for overseas expansion

8:00 pm Event close

Brad Couper, Advisor to Growth Stage Software Companies
Brad led the global growth of simPRO, a Brisbane based startup, successfully launching into the US and raising A$40m from a New York-based VC.

Phaedon Stough, Co-Founder of Innovation Bay.
Phaedon has spent many years in Australia and Silicon Valley helping Australian founders commercialise their ideas, raise capital and go to market.

Amanda Price, Head of KMPG High Growth Ventures.
Amanda leads KPMG's dedicated startup team and lived in the US for 8 years working with Australian startups to help them expand internationally.

Patrick Kearins
State Director at Australian Trade Commission

Noelle Smit, Co-Founder & COO at Teamgage
Noelle is a driven helping global organisations create workplaces that continuously improve through the use of Teamgage.

Jonathan Soong, CEO at Makers Empire
Jon is interested in education technology and transforming the way students learn.

Tom Rayner, Business Development Executive at Myriota
Tom is a highly successful General Business Manager with extensive business development, sales and marketing, and agribusiness experience.

Dr Veronica Borrett - BAI Scientific and Landing Pad Alumni

Veronica is a scientist and consultant providing strategic planning, and the development of business and funding cases for the science, technology and IT sectors.

Gabe Sulkes, Landing Pad Manager in San Francisco.
Gabe's experience managing accelerators means he will give you the advice you need to know.

Daniel Zhang, Landing Pad Manager in Shanghai.
Daniel is a previous founder and has deep connections within the Chinese startup ecosystem.

Kate Marshall, KPMG Corporate Director
Kate has practised law in the area of IP and IT for over 20 years. Her practice focuses on Australian and international IT and IP related issues, including IT procurement, implementation and outsourcing projects, IP licensing and commercialisation, brand protection and IP and IT related disputes.

Tim Sandow, KPMG Tax Expert.
Tim is a Partner in the Adelaide Tax Practice for KPMG with over 20 years experience providing income tax related advise to a variety of private and large public companies as well as a variety of multi-nationals. During this time has advised many companies on mergers & acquisitions, corporate tax, international tax and employment tax issues, always maintaining a focus on practical commercial advice.

+ plus local founders, investors and past program participants.



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By RSVPing to this workshop, I consent to the collection of my personal information and its use by Austrade or its contracted service providers for the purpose of services, events, opportunities, seminars, conferences, trade fairs and other export-related activities that are
organised or promoted by Austrade.

Please note that we will be filming and taking photos at this event for promotional purposes of the Sprint to Landing Pads program. If you have any concerns, please let us know prior to the event.


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