Breakfast Briefing: How to grow your business through mergers and acquisitions
Friday 15th September
Come along to an RMIT Activator SmartCompany business briefing that shines a light on the future of merger and acquisition for startups and SMEs.
RMIT Activator Enterprise Insights’ survey Are startups the M&A strategy of the future? unpacks the attitudes of startups and established businesses when it comes to buying and selling a business.
Hear from SmartCompany publisher Zoe Dattner in conversation with Deborah Chew, partner at Hall & Wilcox; John Rowland, managing director of Unico Computer Systems; Stephen Crowe, founder of ESIC Hub and Brendan Lee, Executive Director at Goldman Sachs as they discuss the findings of the survey and how it relates to their real world experience.
Friday 15 September
Be honest about your situation: How vulnerability helps businesses thrive Sue Parker DARE Group founder
Own it: The 10 things you need to do to manage your personal brand Lisa Stephenson Who Am I Projects founder
Six invaluable lessons: What 20 years in aged care taught me about being an entrepreneur Natasha Chadwick NewDirection Care founder
An entrepreneurial superpower: Eight tips to help develop resilience Adala Bolto ZADI Training co-founder
Going through a lull? Five areas you should invest in when sales drop Tamara Alaveras and Sonia Majkic 3 Phase Marketing co-founders
Pet-food lickers and changing-room strippers: Why you’ll never sell to people you don’t understand Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
Blandification™ and the state of modern branding Jeffrey Oley The Offices co-founder
Why you should find the right role for the right person — not the other way around Bruce Stronge Outfit founder