Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working  innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to).

 

Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation.

 

Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are:

State and Federal Government Funding and Grant Opportunities

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentives

General Business Ideas and Commercialisation

Expanding into International Markets

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working  innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to).

 

Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation.

 

Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are:

State and Federal Government Funding and Grant Opportunities

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentives

General Business Ideas and Commercialisation

Expanding into International Markets

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working  innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to).

 

Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation.

 

Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are:

State and Federal Government Funding and Grant Opportunities

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentives

General Business Ideas and Commercialisation

Expanding into International Markets

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Mentor in the House – Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Come and get some advice and mentoring with experts from our community.

Book your spot here

Who is in the house?

Stuart Hazell – Commercialisation

Stuart is a Commercialisation Advisor with AusIndustry Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program, working  innovation programme Accelerating Commercialisation and the Managing Director and Principal Consultant of Fusidium Pty Ltd. an independent consulting business servicing companies in Australia and overseas, with a focus on organisations within the life sciences (though not limited to).

 

Stuart has over 35 years experience in life science and biotechnology. This includes research, consulting and senior management roles in industry and academia where he was responsible for restructuring of manufacturing operations to achieve greater efficiency, development and setting of strategic objectives and restoration of company to profitable growth, capital raising, policy development and resource allocation.

 

Stuart maintains active involvement in the life sciences community. He was a former Board member of Research Australia, sat on the State committee of AusBiotech in Queensland and is currently on the Board of Life Sciences Queensland.

 

A few of the many topics that you could discuss with Stuart are:

State and Federal Government Funding and Grant Opportunities

Research & Development (R&D) Tax Incentives

General Business Ideas and Commercialisation

Expanding into International Markets

 

Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Book your spot to make sure you don’t miss out. You can also just show up on the day and wait for next available time, but a spot cannot be guaranteed unless you book.

This is not a workshop, this is a one-to-one conversation about you & your business.
Please only book a timeslot for when you are confident you can be here.

Cost: FREE for Members of Canvas Coworking Inc.

Apply to become a Member

Book your one-on-one session here 

 

Mentor in the House sessions are available, thanks to the generosity of these experts in our community, who see the value in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs to make informed decisions during the hectic early stages of starting a new business.

By accessing their knowledge and experience, during a 30 minute personal conversation, you are able to get suggestions on how to prepare yourself for the next steps in your business development; which products, tools & techniques can help you move forward more smoothly and which services or platforms to access to save you time and money during these lean early days.

Each of our Mentors are available free of charge during this session. Future conversations or actions are then negotiated between you and the Mentor (Canvas Coworking is not involved with any future activity that results from a mentoring session, nor do we take any commission).

Startup Onramp

Startup Onramp

Startup Onramp helps you to stop being an employee and start growing your own company

 

Startup Onramp was created to encourage more people to become startup founders and to give them the knowledge, skills and connections they need to maximise their chances of success.

class and teacher

A structured training program that equips first-time founders with the essential skills to launch and grow their startup

mentoring

Weekly one-to-one mentoring sessions plus access to a global network of startup founders, mentors and investors

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Whether you’re still at idea stage or have started something, by the end of the program you’ll be ready to launch

We know it can be hard to be in the right place at the right time, so we are making it easier for anyone to join this program, by offering it online via Zoom…so no matter where you are, you can join in each week and be supported on your journey to start your own company.

Introduction

The 12 week Startup Onramp program is for startup founders who are at the beginning of their startup journey, including those who currently have a day job and want to make the transition from employee to startup founder.

The program comprises a two-hour workshop each week, plus weekly individual mentoring sessions, and culminates in a pitch night in which all participants pitch their startup and share their learnings with fellow entrepreneurs.

Week 1 – Introduction to startups

Introductions and ground rules
What is a startup and how does it differ from a small business
What is disruptive innovation
Understanding startup terminology
How to tap into the local startup community

Week 2 – What distinguishes successful startups from failures

What does a viable startup idea look like
Why your idea doesn’t need to be perfect
Shared traits of successful startup founders
Common pitfalls and mistakes

Week 3 – Value Proposition and Branding

Elements of a value proposition
How to use the Value Proposition Canvas
Principles of good startup naming and branding

Week 4 – Validation part 1

The lean startup approach: build, measure, learn
Using the lean canvas to hypothesise a business model
Using the Validation Board to systematically test assumptions and develop a viable business model

Week 5 – Validation part 2

Conducting customer interviews to understand customer needs
Validation of hypotheses by getting out of the building
How to make sure you’re building a product that customers want

Week 6 – Legal basics and PR basics

Getting the company legal structure right from the beginning
Negotiating a sensible equity split between co-founders, vesting of founder shares
How to obtain legal advice cost-effectively
How to get media coverage without spending a lot of money
How to work with PR professional

Week 7 – Product development

Building a minimum viable product
Finding a technical co-founder vs outsourcing
How to use an MVP to validate assumptions
Introduction to UX and UI
User-centric design, user journeys, building products that users will love
How to work with designers

Week 8 – Customer Acquisition

Introduction to digital marketing / growth hacking
How to acquire customers
Cost of Acquiring Customers vs customer Life Time Value
Virality, paid vs unpaid, understanding growth levers

Week 9 – Raising money from investors

How investment works
Different types of investors
What are investors looking for

Week 10 – Introduction to pitching

What makes a compelling startup pitch
Different formats and examples
Pro tips and common mistakes

Week 11 – Mechanics of Investment

Financing legal docs, term sheets, investment terms
Dilution, cap tables

Week 12 – Pitch practice

Feedback on pitches
Program wrap-up and discussion about next steps, accessing the local startup ecosystem

Pitch Night

Everyone pitches their startup and lessons learned at an event open to the local startup community

16th August 2019 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Startup Onramp is helping to make regional Queensland an entrepreneurial powerhouse

Startup Onramp has launched its Regional Queensland Program with funding from the Queensland Government to enable the program to be made available to startup hubs across the state over the next three years.

The funding enables regional startup hubs across the state to deliver the 12-week Startup Onramp program and equip hundreds of Queensland-based entrepreneurs with the skills and connections they need to launch successful tech startups.

Graduates of the Queensland regional program will be invited to take part in a state-wide showcase event at which Queensland’s best startups will pitch to an audience of successful entrepreneurs, investors and corporates at the annual QODE conference.

Dates:

Wednesday 20 May 2019 to 29 July 2019

Time:

6:30pm, estimated finish 8:30pm

Location:

Canvas Coworking, 625 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City

Cost:

Regular Price $3,995
reduced to $1,200 thanks to Advance Qld

To Apply:

Book your spot
If you have any questions, or want to arrange a payment plan, contact Joy on 0407584987

 

Delivered by:

Joy Taylor and David Masefield from Orior Jam

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