Melbourne GEC Startup & Innovation Walking Tour (morning and afternoon session)
See Melbourne through the eyes of the Innovation Ecosystem!
A special event for the Melbourne 2023 Global Entrepreneurship Congress. Join us on a tour of Melbourne with and for delegates from the Global Entrepreneurship Congress as we explore the city’s innovative past, present, and future. Starting and ending at the Melbourne Convention Centre, we will take a guided walking tour through Melbourne’s economic history, the Gold Rush, and the following 1880’s economic boom. We will understand the city’s modern Innovation and Startup ecosystem and explore how the once richest city in the world now has the potential for economic renaissance through innovation.
The tour will cover:
- Indigenous History & Innovations
- Colonial settlement
- First Entrepreneurs of Melbourne
- Victorian Gold Rush
- 1880’s Boom
- Victorian Unicorns
- Melbourne’s economy & startup ecosystem
- Future of Melbourne’s Ecosystem