What’s your passion? If you don’t have one, how do you get one? And then, how do you convert it into ideas? What process can you use to test which idea to start with? In this workshop we’ll answer these questions and provide you with the tools to make decisions about the best ideas for you.
17 March 2020
Australian Catholic University, Strathfield Campus
Building 611 – Mullen Wing, Room - 611.G.03 | 25A Barker Road | Strathfield, NSW 2135 | Australia
Brian Dorricott has taken 50 teams through ON, Australia’s national science and technology accelerator run by the CSIRO. He has first-hand experience as an engineer, serial founder and entrepreneur. Brian has founded two companies: Gordano in 1994 (exit to MBO, 217 times return on investment), which provided messaging software that was used by 13,200 companies including the US Army, IBM and Telstra, and an internet security company (sold to Cisco, 50 times return on investment). Subsequently, Brian ran an angel network reviewing 235 companies, presenting 23 to business angels, resulting in $11 million in investments for 11 companies, including $2 million from local angels. He left his role as the Entrepreneur in Residence at SETSquared (the world’s leading university incubator) to facilitate and lead individuals and teams through the process of maximising their innovation impact, both for themselves and Australia.
The Launch Plus Incubator Program is a series of workshops hosted by ACU Collaborate Plus, Australian Catholic University’s entrepreneurship and innovation hub. The series is designed to take you on a journey through the key stages of starting a business, or simply further your entrepreneurial skills to take advantage of future opportunities. Attend the full program for maximum benefits or choose specific workshops relevant to you and your aspirations.