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How to build a business for emerging migrant founders & creators

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Whether you have a sitting on an idea, currently building your side hustle/business or hoping to in the future. Our event series will help you get started and move further faster with an authentic community of founders and creators. This is the first event as part of an event series on making entrepreneurship more culturally accessible. You will hear stories from those who have been down your road before. As well as advice, interactive Q and A sessions from our panellists, that will encourage and enable you to move forward on your idea or business in a real and culturally relevant community.

In this event, you will hear from our outstanding panellists who will share their stories about how they went from a student to a startup founder, in a fireside chat format. We will also have a discussion time with Q & A at the end. This event is interactive and the topics discussed include:

💪 How to discover your cultural strengths

🤥 The biggest myths in culture and entrepreneurship

👢 What steps international students or emerging founders and creators can take to build something that has an impact

🤝 The power of mentorship/coaching (and how you can find one)

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As a trained engineer and experienced management consultant, Benjemen has worked with numerous organisations worldwide to build business management systems, improve business process efficiencies, and that keep people safe at the workplace. Here are a few of his accomplishments:

🚀 Started MyGigsters (evaluated at $2Million), with Launch VIC as a partner

🥳 Built a software development company from 0 to $10,000 Monthly Recurring Revenue in less than 10 months

🏁 Two world record attempts

📚 Completed 2 Full-time Master degrees

🚀 Launched 4 startups while working full-time

🎙 Launched a podcast

✍️ Author of BeingBenji

As a serial entrepreneur with multiple businesses across different sectors, an investor and speaker. Business is what Sugiyono Bari does for fun. His broad depth of experience in multiple industries includes the hospitality, mortgage and pop culture games space. Chances are you have been to or eaten from one of his local restaurants near you. Despite his success and busy schedule, Sugiyono is one of the most easy-going people you will ever meet.
⛳ Owner of OzAnimart and Probitas and a hospitality company

💪 Owns or partners in over 30 restaurants and bars across Australia

🥳 Passionate about real estate, bonds and stocks with a portfolio to be proud of

🎙 A leader of leaders, people, teams and a speaker

Thanh is that guy who comes up with a lot of crazy ideas and gets excited about anything creative. He has marketing and sales experience from working at a social media agency and then started his own Video Production Studio because he didn't like his boss. Now he is tackling the big problem of data ownership and figuring out how to help people control their data and capitalise on their digital footprint.

Some of his accomplishments:

😎 Organising a whole team to quit a toxic workplace

🔥 Started Oss and secured some pre-seed funding (with 0 startup and technical experience)

😋 Can eat a bowl of Ramen in 1 minute

🌳 Helped raise $65,000 for Climate for Change (Not for Profit Organisation)

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