Workshop: Take your Technology Global with the San Francisco Landing Pad

The Gold Coast Hub has teamed up with Austrade and The City of Gold Coast to deliver a workshop with Gabe Sulkes, the manager of the Australian Government’s Landing Pad in San Francisco.  Gold Coast Hub CEO and General Manager of Opmantek, Sharon Hunneybell recently spent 3 weeks at the space and recommends all innovative Gold Coast businesses that have achieved some success locally and are considering expansion into the US attend this session.


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Anticipated Attendance: 15-20


Austrade’s overseas Landing Pads provide market-ready Australian technology start-ups/scale ups with access to some of the world’s most renowned innovation and start-up ecosystems. With five locations – San Francisco, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Shanghai and Singapore to choose from, businesses are leveraging these landing pads to accelerate their market entry into these key global technology destinations.

Hear from Landing Pad manager Gabe Sulkes about how to apply for an leverage this platform for your start-up and scale up business. The immersive environment is designed to accelerate the development of your product or service business model by exploring in-market business development, investment, mentorship and strategic partnership opportunities.

The San Francisco Landing Pad is located at RocketSpace, a technology campus providing a curated community of sector-leading startups and entrepreneurs. RocketSpace is located in the geographical and cultural heart of the new technology boom.  The neighbourhood is peppered with startups, technology investors and established companies, all of which combine to provide a rich environment of skills and talent for Australian companies to draw from. Access industry partners such as Goodyear, Pfizer, Samsung and AT&T, as well as RocketSpace’s alumni network that includes Uber, Spotify, Weebly and Supercell.


Date: Monday 7th August
Venue: City of Gold Coast
Address: Level 4 Waterside West, Holden Place, Bundall
Time: 9:00am – 10:30am
Price: Free
Register: Register here via email

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