EVENTS

Check out what's happening at River City Labs!

Founders Fusion 
+ Open House 

River City Labs will be opening our doors for the Brisbane Startup Ecosystem to work from the Labs for the day!

If you are a future Founder or want to check out RCL, come down to our Founders Open House and immerse yourself in the community.

Join us for coffee at 9:30AM and meet the RCL Community of Startup and Scaleup Founders and Mentors

 



 2 FEBRUARY 2023

9:30AM-5:00PM AEST

 IN-PERSON

Founder's Journey:
Yazz Krishna

Yazz was the Founder & CEO of Five Faces, an incredible journey that spanned beyond a decade. Yazz will be sharing his experiences of growing Five Faces from the ground up.

Yazz Krishna is a commercial-minded leader that believes that "Customer Obsession" is the most significant competitive advantage you can have as an organization.

Yazz is now the Director of Yazz Investments which is heavily involved in supporting early stage entrepreneurs. Yazz's expertise extends to establishing sales structures and sales teams, distribution channels, enterprise solutions, building/managing high performance teams, commercial negotiations, shareholder disputes, MVP development and go to market strategies. Yazz also has a particular interest in ensuring startups/scaleups that are choosing to raise capital are well informed, prepared and are aware of available routes.

This event will be following RCL's first Community Coffee / Open House Networking Event of the year! Come and score yourself a free barista-made coffee and make some great connections.

 


 2 FEBRUARY 2023

1:00PM-2:00PM AEST

IN-PERSON

Building Business: How to Run a Strategy Session

Join Hitesh for a session on how to run a Strategy Session

This session will cover:

• What do you classify as success? • The 3 things your business must have to be successful • Why most Tech business will fail or shut down within the first 5 years • 7 steps you must cover to scale your Tech business • What areas must your business strategy day cover? • What business are you really in? • Why you must have a business map and conduct a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats analysis

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Hitesh started his accountancy career at a small practice where he qualified and quickly moved to a larger practice where he learnt everything about large businesses. His work led him to diverse roles from Auditing, Due Diligence, Corporate Finance and listing a company on the AIM’s Market. Over the years Hitesh has worked with over 4,000 businesses in 4 continents and now has a team which operate from 3 countries.

Hitesh has a passion to educate business owners so that they live the dream of working smarter not harder and achieve financial freedom.

 


7 FEBRUARY 2023

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM AEST

ONLINE

Building Business: How to Sell your Stuff to Enterprises

In this webinar Lucy will be sharing the tips and tricks involved in selling to Enterprises and B2B Clients. This will be an invaluable workshop for any startups and founders aiming to tackle this space.

Lucy is effectively River City Labs' IT Distribution Ecosystem Specialist and a valued mentor.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Lucy Knowles has spent nearly three decades working in the I.T. industry in various capacities, primarily in distribution. In the last decade specifically with vendors of developer tools and efficiency technologies, including static code analysis, workflow automation and introducing emerging technology to the IT channel ecosystem.

 



  14 FEBRUARY 2023

10:00AM-11:00AM AEST

ONLINE

Our Spaces

Access to meeting rooms, booths or dedicated quiet spaces in the collaboration zone
Able to host large groups of people, the Level 3 labs are optimised for productive and responsive presentations and discussions.
Only 1 km from the CBD, we are located in the heart of the bustling Fortitude Valley precinct, with entry via either the Brunswick Street or Chinatown pedestrian malls.

Key Considerations for your event:

  • Payment is due 7 working days prior to event;
  • We require you to sign a media consent form should you want your event promoted by RCL;
  • Additional costs may be incurred if excessive cleaning is required post event;
  • A cancellation fee of $150 applies for cancelling within 7 days of your event;
  • Weekend events require additional cleaning. A cost of $200+GST will be charged for your event if it falls on a weekend.
  • All external events must conclude at a suitable time that ensures adequate time for clean up to with events closing at 7.30pm and exit by 8pm
  • Should someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19 attend your event, you are required to pay for the COVID-19 deep clean estimated at $942+GST.
  • Events must be strictly related to Startups, Technology and Innovation, unless part of an existing program or partnership of RCL.
  • RCL does not have the appropriate license to enable catering and beverages to be BYO. Therefore, you are not allowed to bring your own food or drink for your event. If you would like your event to be catered, this can and must be organized through RCL.
  • Events must finish at or prior to 7:30pm due to our resource capacity to staff and support your event. For events outside the hours 9:00am-5:00pm, this will incur additional chargers as we are required to staff onsite outside of our staffed ours. 

Event Enquiry Top Criteria:

River City Labs is now limiting external events due to a high volume of events for our programs. Therefore, we have narrowed our scope of events to:

  • Events must be strictly related to Startups, Technology and Innovation, unless part of an existing program or partnership of RCL.
  • RCL does not have the appropriate license to enable catering and beverages to be BYO. Therefore, you are not allowed to bring your own food or drink for your event. If you would like your event to be catered, this can and must be organized through RCL.
  • Events must finish at or prior to 7:30pm due to our resource capacity to staff and support your event. For events outside the hours 9:00am-5:00pm, this will incur additional chargers as we are required to staff onsite outside of our staffed ours. 

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COVID-19 NOTICE

River City Labs loves our community and the health, safety and wellness of the ecosystem is important to us. 

If you have any queries about our events or would like to get involved, contact us at [email protected]

Events are subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions.

You should not attend events at River City Labs if:

  • You have ANY COVID-19 symptoms or have tested positive to COVID-19 in the last 30 days;
  • You have come into contact or visited any COVID-19 hotspots listed by the Government;
  • You have travelled overseas in the last 30 days;