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Exploring Entrepreneurship

August 9, 2019 by Curtin CEL Team

Exploring Entrepreneurship

Have you ever wanted to start your own business? Or turn your passion into something more?

Join us for an opportunity to gain an insight into entrepreneurship from a panel of incredibly successful entrepreneurs. You’ll find out how to take your idea to the next level, and meet other student entrepreneurs and like-minded people. There’s the opportunity to network over food and drinks after the panel discussion.

There’s also an amazing prize on offer – a full scholarship for the CERI Entrepreneurial Mindset Program valued at $2000.
Details will be announced at the end of the event.

Our panelists include:

Lacey Filipich
Founder, Money School and Maker Kids Club Founder

Lacey founded Money School in 2010 to build financial capability in adults and Maker Kids Club in 2017 to teach children money skills through enterprise. She is a TEDx speaker and the winner of a 2019 Business News ’40 under 40′ Award. Lacey will be the moderator for the event.

Alex Goulios
CEO, SpringTech 

Alex is a highly experienced IT expert with over 15 years’ experience in GIS, Project Planning and Management. His is CEO of Spring Tech a company which develops live data platforms to empower accurate and informed decision making on large scale commercial projects.

Chris Baine
Co-Founder and Director, Cellr

Chris has been a startup founder multiple times. Cellr is engineering an anti-counterfeit solution for the world of wine. Tech enabled lids that allow producers to automatically create traceable digital records for each bottle produced. The second element of the Cellr platform will be a suite of the world’s best marketing tools for wineries.
Mark Rheinlander
Carbon280 Founder, Expert in Residence, CERI
Mark has been founder and CEO at a number of companies including Calytrix Technologies – an international software and services company in the Defence and Aerospace sector; Trades Cloud in the facilities management sector; and currently, Carbon280 in the Energy sector. And, via his consulting practice - - he’s the Expert in Residence at CERI (Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation) where he helps brilliant university researchers bring their ideas to market.

Melissa Strutt
CEO, Roobix

Melissa is the CEO and Founder of Roobix, a Business Consultancy, Marketing and Software Development company. Roobix is a Business Consultancy, Marketing and Software Development company with a vision to be the market leader in delivering innovative as-a-service solutions.

Exploring Entrepreneurship
2:30pm – 4:00pm, Wednesday 14 August in B410.428.
Book in through UniHub

Remember, if you participate in three or more Festival activities and give us your feedback, you will go in the running to win $1500 towards a professional development opportunity of your choice, sponsored by Rio Tinto.

If you’re a Curtin student, staff member or graduate looking to get an innovative business idea off the ground, take part in Curtin Accelerate – a free, 10-week program where you’ll be provided with the support and guidance you need to commercialise your idea.

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