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Start Up and Small Business - From Idea To Exit – How to Start the Journey

Have an idea? Will it work? How can you test it without leaving your job? Who can help you on the journey? Investors? VCs? Mentors? What are their agendas? What does all this jargon mean?

Registration End Date: Wed, 21 Jun, 04:00 PM

  • where

  • BlueChilli
    Level 2, 125 York Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
  • when

  • Event Start: Wed, 21 Jun, 06:00 PM
    Event Finish: Wed, 21 Jun, 07:30 PM
  • event price

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<span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: calibri;">This evening is all about the entrepreneurs who inspire others and have exciting, different lives. They take measured risks so their ideas change the world for the benefit of everyone. What makes them different? They have a process… We will run through the science of testing an idea and discuss what do to when we know it’s going to work. </span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: calibri;">If you’re fulfilled and have no ideas about what could be better, then head home after work as you usually do.</span></span><br><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: calibri;">If you have an idea or you want to do something exciting, fun and different then please join us!</span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: calibri;">Attendee&#39;s will:</span></span> <ul><li>Hear about the science of testing ideas.</li><li>Learn the key elements of inspiring others.</li><li>Discuss the benefits and disadvantages of sources of funding for your idea.</li><li>Leave knowing what’s possible.</li></ul>


 06:00 PM - 06:30 PM  Registration & Networking                          
 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM  Presentation                          

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• All dietary requirements are considered and catered to in the best possible way for our members, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.
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• CPD points will only be awarded to those who are marked off as attended and stay for the entire duration of the presentation


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Enterprise and business architecture (STPL) - 5


Brian Dorricott

Brian Dorricott

Brian Dorricott - Australia’s Pitch Expert. A serial founder and entrepreneur, Brian originally trained as an Electronic Engineer at Imperial College, UK. After leaving Philips and Logica he founded and was CEO of Gordano Ltd from 1994 through to an MBO netting a 217x return on investment at its MBO. Gordano’s messaging software was used by 13,200 companies including Telstra, the US Army and IBM.

Brian’s second company was targeted to develop software to match a gap in Cisco’s portfolio. With Cable & Wireless as its only customer, DeeZee was sold to Cisco Systems Inc. 25 months later for $6,812K yielding a 50x return on investment. Brian proceeded to run an angel network reviewing 235 companies, presenting 23 to Business Angels and getting a total of $10,850K investment for 11 companies, $1,610K from local Angels.

Moving to Australia in 2012 Brian is now a leader in the Entrepreneurial and Startup environment in Sydney and coaches and provides workshops to the most successful companies in the sector.

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Level 2, 125 York Street,Sydney,NSW,Australia

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