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    Pivoting your Startup: Knowing when and How to Adapt your Business Model

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    Join us for an insightful panel event sponsored by Westpac at Fishburners, where you'll have the chance to learn from a panel of four experienced founders. They will share their personal stories and offer actionable insights that you can apply directly to your startup journey.

    What to Expect:

    • Gain first-hand knowledge from founders who have successfully navigated the challenges of pivoting their business models.
    • Learn the crucial signs to look out for before deciding to pivot with a practical checklist.
    • Receive a detailed guide on how to pivot your startup effectively.
    • Explore case studies of companies that have successfully pivoted and others that failed to do so.

    Panel Speakers

    David Jones: Jones is a veteran of the technology startup space, particularly in Sydney. He is the founder of Pointzi, a digital onboarding platform, and is a long-term Fishburners member. Formerly co-founder at (acquired by RELX for over $1B AUD) and founder Surfcontrol Email (acquired by Websense), Jones has made a significant impact on the Australian startup ecosystem. 

    Amal Wakim: Amal is the Co-founder and CEO of the transformative health-tech app Equalution. Inspired by her personal body and mind transformation, she developed a program combining science-backed nutrition plans with delicious recipes, empowering people to foster positive relationships with food through a balanced and sustainable approach. Under Amal's visionary leadership, Equalution evolved into a tech-driven business with a scalable model, leveraging cutting-edge technology to empower and transform lives. Featured in Forbes 30 under 30 and recognised as one of Deloitte's fastest-growing tech companies, Equalution's impact reaches thousands of Australians daily through its 500,000 online community.

    Rod BishopRod Bishop is the founder of the world’s leading publicly listed airport transfers marketplace, where travellers compare and book rides around the world. Rod is a thought-leader on transport technology, a non-executive director of Sydney’s leading startup community Fishburners, and an active voice in Sydney’s technology startup ecosystem.

    Nicole Baldinu: Nicole went from school teacher to filmmaker to entrepreneur. Co-founder of The $100 MBA and the Producer of The $100 MBA Show (Apple Best of 2014 podcast). With over 250 million downloads The $100 MBA Show is ranked as a top business podcast in over 30 countries. She also co-founded WebinarNinja, a live video SaaS that has served 30,000+ businesses and counting. In January 2024, it was announced that WebinarNinja sold to ProProfs.

    Don't miss this opportunity to get valuable insights and network with fellow entrepreneurs. Mark your calendar and join us at Fishburners!

    About Fishburners Fest

    We've lined up 10 dynamic events designed to elevate your startup journey. Whether you're looking to learn about branding, pitching, AI, or finding the perfect co-founder, there’s something for everyone!

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