GEW: Startup Hackathon 2019

Organized by SPARK Deakin
Deakin University, Burwood Campus, null
From Nov 22nd 2019
To Nov 24th 2019
See the website


Now accepting late registrations until Thursday 21 November, 5pm AEST.

To confirm your place in the Startup Hackathon, you must purchase a ticket and register.

The fees provide helpful a contribution towards your catering costs for the weekend.

The Startup Hackathon is a weekend program that will give participants a dynamic and hands-on challenge while developing entrepreneurial skills and learning the fundamentals of launching a startup. Whether or not you’re thinking of launching a startup, these are skills that will provide you with a competitive advantage and agility in the dynamic work environment today.

About the facilitator   

James Alexander

We’re thrilled to have flown in James Alexander from Sydney to lead this year’s Startup Hackathon. James Alexander is on a mission to help more people become entrepreneurs.

James is the Co-founder of Galileo Ventures, a seed fund and startup program dedicated to supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs across Australia. Prior to Galileo James founded INCUBATE, now Australia’s largest student accelerator program.

Through INCUBATE James has supported students to launch over 99 startups – creating innovations that include underwater robots to flying taxis – who have gone on to attract over $30 million in seed funding and create hundreds of jobs. James also teaches, blogs, tweets and in his spare time loves to collect new electronic music. Check out his TEDx here.

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