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Innovation and Start Ups in the Data Economy (Sydney)

February 19 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Everything you need to know about the unpredecented upheaval and disruption caused by data.

Data-driven technologies are enabling the creation of new products and services and are disrupting business models across every industry.

That’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Who and what is driving these changes? What’s the impact of these changes? How will the industry adapt? And what does this mean for the future of work?

This bootcamp will provide an accelerated introduction to the key developments, trends and technologies driven by data, and hear first hand from founders solving problems in this space.

In a world driven by data, it’s never been more important to understand how data is driving disruption, and the opportunities and challenges presented by data for your industry.


Introduction to Data Disruption: This session will provide an overview of how data has come to become “the new oil”. Why is it so highly valued? How is it impacting business models across every industry? What are some of the opportunities and challenges that data is unlocking?

Guest Speaker: The Future of Innovation with Data: You’ll hear from an industry thought leader about the way data is shaping the future, what impact that has for careers, corporations and innovation, and how we can leverage these opportunities for innovation.

Data Innovation – Trends, Developments and Technologies: This session will provide an accelerated introduction to the key developments, trends and technolgies in data, across a diverse range of verticals. We’ll take a look at some interesting case studies showcasing how data is disrupting age-old business models, and how data is a key player in a diverse range of technologies and capabilities, including AI, Machine Learning, and Cybersecurity.

Data Disruption: Panel: You’ll hear from a panel of subject-matter-experts and startup founders who are working with data, and will share their experiences and insights on data-driven innovation, how data has shaped and disrupted their industry, and what the future holds for data-driven technologies. This panel session will be followed by a networking lunch with the speakers.

Tour & Networking: You’ll get an opportunity to connect with data-tech experts, founders and fellow classmates over lunch. We’ll also give you a tour of the Stone & Chalk hub, which is one of the largest fintech hubs in the Asia-Pacific ecosystem.

Lunch will be provided.


“Thoroughly recommended – very knowledgeable presenters with a wide range of experiences and expertise provided for an extremely informative and insightful half-day at Stone & Chalk.”

“Great session and I would recommend it to anyone who is curious about the future and what is to come.”

“Provides a valuable insight into the world of startups and an opportunity to explore the future of your own career.”


Stone & Chalk Academy provides immersive and interactive educational programs designed to provide an accelerated introduction into areas of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation. We’re here to provide employees at all stages of their career with an accessible way to understand disruptive trends and technologies, whilst acquiring the skills and connections to adapt their careers and organisations.


We encourage you to check whether your employer has a Learning & Development budget that can help cover the cost of this program.

You may also wish to seek independent financial advice regarding whether the expense of this course can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Innovation & Startups In: The Data Economy


February 19
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Stone & Chalk
Level 4, 11 York Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
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