The event brings together an inspiring group of entrepreneurs, sharing their secrets to success and on making Adelaide the 'City of Entrepreneurs'.
The conference is ideal for anyone involved in business; be it through investing, founding or hustling - at SouthStart you learn from the best, find out how to be involved and connect with like-minded people.
All are welcome to attend the conference, which focuses on showcasing the people behind Adelaide's startup and small business community - from those who have made a national and international impact - to those who are currently working on their businesses from the ground up. In this informative and inspirational atmosphere, guests are invited to share and connect;
Entrepreneurs and startups can pitch and raise funds in front of attending investors; connect with mentors and like-minded others; meet potential co-founders, forge partnerships with other startups and businesses and discover services and support available for entrepreneurs.
Investors can spot their next successful venture; connect and trade notes with fellow entrepreneurs and network with key influencers.
Businesses and organisations can showcase solutions to delegates from South Australia and interstate; partner with exciting, emerging technologies and companies; build business development leads, get inspired by new ideas and stay updated on all the latest tech and industry trends.
This event features a wide range of guest speakers, including Alan Noble of Google Australia, James Martin of Insider Foundry, Ben Marsh of ODD games, Megan Drechsler of Paperclip Ideas, and Niki Scevak of Blackbird Ventures. Premier Jay Weatherill and Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood will also be presenting at the conference.
SouthStart 2013 will be held on Friday, October 4th at the Adelaide Festival Centre. The expo will begin at 8am and throughout the day, there will be several presentations including Expert Panels, a Pitch Competition and guest speakers.