Visiting entrepreneur program, Sydney

Visiting entrepreneur program, Sydney

Revisit the June 2020 program

International entrepreneurs Robyn Denholm, Danny Kennedy and Shama Sukul Lee will speak at a series of free tech events from 10 to 24 June 2020.

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Globalising Sydney's tech ecosystem

The visiting entrepreneur program sees high profile international thought leaders share their expertise and knowledge with the local tech startup community. A range of events includes talks, mentoring sessions and workshops.

Since its November 2017 launch, the program has presented more than 71 curated events for over 6,500 members of the local tech startup ecosystem.


Alex Curtis
Program Manager, Visiting Entrepreneur Program
02 9265 9480

Thank you to our event partners

The visiting entrepreneur program is produced by the City of Sydney with partner organisations from the local startup ecosystem.

Event partners include:

Academy Xi, Airtree, Antler, Artesian, Atlassian, Asialink, Australian Computer Society, Blackbird Ventures, BlueChilli, Canva, Charles Sturt University, Cicada Grow Labs, Cicada Innovations, CollectiveHub, ConsenSys, Cryptonomics, Digital Creators, EduGrowth, EnergyLab, Fishburners, General Assembly, Greening Australia, Haymarket HQ, Heads Over Heels, HiveMind, Hoist, IDX, Incubate, Innotribe, Innovation NSW, InnovationAus, Inspiring Rare Birds, International Towers, Investible, Julie Demsey, KPMG, LinkedIn Women,  Macquarie University, Mirvac, muru-D, NCIE, NSW Government, Prismatik, Ramen Life, Remarkable, Right Click Capital, SBE Australia, SheEO, SheStarts, Slingshot, Smart Company, Spark Festival,  StartCon, StartSomeGood, Startup Daily, Startup Digest, StartupAus, Stone & Chalk, Sydney Startup Hub, Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, Tank Stream Labs, Tech Crunch, Tech Ready Women, TechSydney, Textbook Ventures, The Studio, The Warren Centre, University of Sydney, University of Wollongong, Sydney Business School, UNSW Founders Programs, University of Technology Sydney, Women in Innovation, Zambesi

Visiting entrepreneur program videos

The hardware code: deciphering for success

24 June 2020

Shama Sukul Lee, Founder & CEO, Sunfed, NZ

The future of food: how entrepreneurs are innovating to feed the world

18 June 2020

Shama Sukul Lee, Founder & CEO, Sunfed, NZ

Going Green: The New Economy

17 June 2020

Going Green: The New Economy with Danny Kennedy, CEO of New Energy Nexus

Visiting entrepreneur program - Asia's CleanTech Transition: Opportunity for Australia

10 June 2020

With Danny Kennedy, CEO of New Energy Nexus

Visiting entrepreneur program - In Conversation

10 June 2020

With Robyn Denholm, Board Chair, Tesla

Visiting entrepreneur program – Extend reality with Amy Peck

25 November 2019

With Amy Peck, Founder Endeavor VR

Launch Into Space - a future in STEM

22 November 2019

With Dr. Christyl Johnson, Deputy Director, NASA

CityTalks Sydney: Our future with Artificial Intelligence and its rise in China

8 April 2019

With Robert Hsiung, MD Udacity China, and Nina Xiang, founder China Money Network

How Far Ahead is China in AI, and Why

11 April 2019

With Nina Xiang, founder China Money Network

New Trends in Blockchain: Cross-chain Transactions and The Consensus Stack

10 April 2019

With Lon Wong, founder & CEO ProximaX

Tech's Hottest Jobs of the Future

29 November 2018

Experts discuss the 4 most in-demand jobs of the future, as listed in the latest Talent Gap Report

Masterclass: Brand + Community

25 October 2016

With Matthew Brimer, co-founder General Assembly

From Success to Significance

17 May 2018

With Mark Brand, CEO Mark Brand Inc.

How Blockchain will Transform the Future

25 October 2018

With Joseph Lubin, co-founder Ethereum, and Mark Pesce

Me, Myself and AI

17 May 2018

With Liesl Yearsley, co-founder A.kin

Democratising technology – Jim McKelvey on the Square revolution

10 May 2019

Technology for Social Good

4 June 2018

With Stephanie Hannon, CPO of Strava, and Holly Ransom

Workshop: Introduction to Product Management

5 June 2018

With Stephanie Hannon, CPO of Strava

The Future is Female: why women entrepreneurs are changing the world

20 November 2017

With Vicki Saunders, CEO of SheEO, and Naomi Simson


Last updated: Friday, 10 July 2020