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Fireside Chat: Connecting To Capital With Callum Bir

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Join seasoned investor Callum Bir for a fireside chat around all things connecting to capital! We’ll explore avenues to make your business investor ready - with a focus on pre-revenue and early stage startups.

In a Q&A style chat with Zara Crichton (Executive Director, Venture Café Sydney), Callum and Zara will touch on the key hurdles for investor readiness including:

  • Is the problem you’re solving real, in desperate need of a solution and you’re solving it in the smartest way?

  • Is the business able to measurably demonstrate traction?

  • Business model: can you clearly indicate how your business does/will generate revenue in a sustainable way?

  • Can you paint a picture of your unique intellectual property assets - including the intangibles?

  • And last but not least - you! What are the key attributes investors are looking for in the people they invest in?

About Callum Bir

Callum is CEO of Strategikon Health, a strategic advisory and investment firm focused on digital health.

Callum has spent over 20 years in strategy consulting, technology and ventures capital in the health sector. He held executive roles with Oracle, Deloitte and most recently Microsoft with the last 16 years based in Singapore focused on Asia Pacific region.

Most recently, Callum was Director at Microsoft leading their Health sector focusing on digital transformation in Health across Asia Pacific and leading their virtual-care initiative leveraging emerging technologies such as AI, IoT and Cloud Platforms.

 
Earlier Event: August 29
Office Hours: Danny Thai - Finance