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Startup&Angels Sydney #18 - Startup Funding: 2020 retro and 2021 forecast

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Level 2/3 11-31 York St

Sydney, NSW 2000


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Join our Startup&Angels event for this 18th edition in Sydney broadcasted live in HD focusing on Investors' perspectives on 2020 & 2021

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Startup&Angels is glad to invite you to its 18th edition in Sydney, on Wednesday, 2nd of December 2020 from 5.30pm to 9pm (AEST) at Fishburners, Sydney Startup Hub, Level 2/3 11-31 York St, Sydney NSW. You can also join the conversation from anywhere in the world as we will be broadcasting the event live and recording it for those who cannot follow the event live.

During this event, you will:

- Understand the impact of the pandemic on the investment landscape in Australia and worldwide with an expert presenting a retrospective analysis of 2020

- Get insights on what's coming next: understand how the game has changed for founders raising money and get ready for 2021

- Engage with investors and startup programs

- Expand your network over nice wine, beers & food

This is a hybrid event as we will be broadcasting live in HD for those who cannot join us physically in Sydney. The virtual event tickets are free for Startup&Angels members >> registration here (Registration is free and new members will receive the link to join the event virtually for free).


* 6:10pm - Welcoming by Leo Denes, founder @Startup&Angels

* 6:20pm - Keynote - 2020 investment landscape retrospective in Australia and worldwide

with Alexandra Clunies-Ross, VC Analyst @Artesian Venture Partners

* 6:45pm - Panel - 2021 Funding perspective moderated by Brinc

Tuan Lam, Clean Energy Program Director @ Brinc.io

Melissa Widner, CEO @ Lighter Capital

Amanda Price, Head of High Growth Ventures @KPMG

Luke Fay, Partner @ Artesian Venture Partners

Matt Browne, Co-founder @ Black Nova Group and Venture Partner @ Antler


- How is the COVID crisis impacting the Australian startup investment market?

- Where is the money (angels,VC,CVCs, Crowdfunding,...)?

- Fintech, Cleantech, FoodTech, EduTech or ...? Which verticals will be the priorities for investment in Australia for 2021?

- What are the gaps in these verticals in Australia and how to address these?

*7.30pm - Special Guests & closing words

* 7:45pm - Networking with complimentary food & drinks

* 9:30pm - End of the event

Discover Startup&Angels Online

*What is it? Since the pandemic, we have organised a series of virtual events to keep delivering value to the community. We also have created an online platform to keep connecting the startup ecosystem, and a podcast to produce quality content with a long-term vision.

*Who should join? If you are a founder, an investor, a business angel, a mentor, if you work in supporting the startup ecosystem or if you simply are curious about the fast-changing and exciting world of technology builders, register for free and start connecting with our community.


Thanks to our event partner, BRINC:

Brinc is a different breed of venture capital and accelerator firm. Core to our business is our belief that some of the world’s biggest challenges can be solved by entrepreneurs, who we like to call GAME CHANGERS. More game changers will make a positive impact on the world if they are given the right backing. And that’s what we’re here for. To support and mentor founders and their teams from across the world and provide investment to help them grow. Today, we believe that technology focused startups, with the right backing and support can fundamentally change how we move, what we eat, how we feel and where we live for the better.

Thank you to our event sponsor, Artesian:

Founded in Sydney in 2004, Artesian is a global alternative investment management firm specialising in debt, venture capital and impact investment strategies. Artesian is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for responsible investment.

Thank you to our platinium sponsor, OVHcloud

OVHcloud is a global provider of hyperscale cloud, which offers businesses a benchmark for value and performance in the sector. Founded in 1999, the group manages and maintains 30 datacenters in 12 sites across four continents, deploys its own global fibre optic network, and manages the entire supply chain for web hosting. Running on its own infrastructures, OVH provides simple, powerful tools for businesses, revolutionising the way that more than 1 million customers work across the globe. Respect for individuals’ right to privacy and equal access to new technologies is central to the company’s values.

Thank you to our platinium sponsor, Pledge 1%

Pledge 1% is a global movement to create a new normal in which giving back is integrated into the DNA of companies of all sizes. Pledge 1% encourages and enables companies to Pledge 1% of equity, profit, product, and/or employee time for their communities—and we make it easy to do so! Launched in December 2014, Pledge 1% is spearheaded by Salesforce, Atlassian, Rally, and Tides. Over 2,850 companies in 80 countries have taken the pledge to date.

Thanks to Australiance, our sponsor since the creation of Startup&Angels:

Australiance is your recruitment and business strategy consulting partner in Australia! Whether you are an entrepreneur willing to enter the Australian market or a company looking for talents in Australia, Australiance is here to help you thanks to a wide network of experts.

Thanks to Fishburners, our venue partner and La French Tech Australia our community partners.

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