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Startup Manual Launch and Startup Funding Panel Q&A (Melbourne)

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The Hub Melbourne

696 Bourke Street

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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LegalVision is launching its Startup Manual in Melbourne with a panel Q&A featuring leading VC investors and startup founders.

LegalVision's Startup Manual is the first of its kind in Australia. A comprehensive handbook for founders covering all stages of the startup lifecycle, it includes 10 case studies featuring Australia's top VC fund partners and leading Australian startups.

Attend the launch event to grab a copy of the Startup Manual, participate in a panel Q&A and network with other startup founders, investors and entrepreneurs.

This free event is part of Small Business Festival Victoria.

Wednesday 9 August 2017

  • 6:00pm - 6:30pm: Welcome drinks, canapés and networking
  • 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Launch of Startup Manual and Panel Q&A
  • 7:30pm - 8:30pm: Drinks, canapés and networking

What You'll Learn

  • How to raise your first round of capital
  • Structuring your startup for success
  • Growing and scaling a startup in Australia
  • What investors look for in a startup
Address: Hub Australia, 696 Bourke Street, Melbourne (map)

RSVPs close Friday 4 August 2017. This free event has limited space - RSVPs are essential.

Panellists

Nick Crocker - Partner at Blackbird Ventures

nick crocker
Nick is an investor at Startmate and is also a Partner at Blackbird Ventures where he is an early-stage investor. Nick has extensive experience as a founder and product manager of a number of successful companies. He co-founded We Are Hunted, which was acquired by Twitter and co-founded Sessions, which was acquired by MyFitnessPal. He has also worked on Product Strategy & Operations at Under Armour. Nick has written for Wired, Fast Company and Harvard Business Review.


Eloise Watson - Investment Manager, Rampersand VC

Eloise Watson
Having worked in Melbourne, Jakarta and Sydney, Eloise started her career as CFO for not-for-profit, Engage Education Foundation, where she currently sits as Chairperson. After working as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Eloise switched from the corporate world to the more exciting world of Australian VC, where she is now able to meet people who are able to solve problems in a completely unique way and who are not afraid to question the status quo.


Gretta van Riel - Founder of Nichify, SkinnyMe Tea, The 5th, Drop Bottle

Gretta van Riel
Gretta is a serial entrepreneur from Melbourne, Australia. At the age of 22, Gretta launched her first business, SkinnyMe Tea, which went on to become a market leader in the tea industry with over 300,000 customers. In early 2014, Gretta Founded Nichify - a collaboration tool for social influencers and brands. In late 2014, Gretta Co-Founded The Fifth Watches - a watch company that only sell their range of unisex minimal inspired timepieces on the 5th of each month for 5 days.


The panel will be moderated by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision.


About the Startup Manual

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Over the past few years, LegalVision has provided advice and guidance to hundreds of startups. Startups face numerous challenges including structuring, raising capital, building a team, dealing with customers and suppliers, and protecting intellectual property. Knowledge is power, so to help our clients, future clients, and the broader Australian startup ecosystem, we’ve put together a comprehensive summary of the issues startup founders need to look out for through their journeys.

In this startup manual, we feature case studies from:

  • Cliff Obrecht (COO of Canva)
  • Jodie Fox (Founder of Shoes of Prey)
  • Gillian Findlay (COO of SafetyCulture)
  • Matt Schiller (CEO of Snappr)
  • Elizabeth Kaelin (Founder of Caitre'd)
  • John Henderson (Partner at AirTree Ventures)
  • Samantha Wong (Head of Operations at Blackbird Ventures)
  • Karthi Sepulohniam (Director at Partners for Growth Australia)
  • Rohen Sood (Investment Manager at Reinventure)

About LegalVision

LegalVision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Their innovative business model and custom-built technology assist their lawyers to provide a faster, better quality and more cost-effective client experience. LegalVision is a leader in delivering legal services in Australia and has assisted more than 50,000 businesses. The firm was awarded Innovator of the Year at the 2016 Australian Law Awards.

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