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ECU Watermark GetLINKED! Series: Digital Entrepreneurship in Action

March 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm AWST

Digital Entrepreneurship in Action: A transformational force influencing Australia’s future economy.  

Session 1: The rapid growth of digital technologies is driving the fourth industrial revolution and radically reshaping our business world. Leading digital and technology experts will be discussing the challenges around digital disruption and provide insights on how to be more successful as a digital entrepreneur.

About the Presenters

Siobhan Lancaster – CEO, Founder – Instatruck

Siobhan is a qualified corporate lawyer and entrepreneur, passionate about making things work more efficiently. Instratruck was founded by Siobhan Lancaster and David Blomeley in June 2016 and was recently named Growth Category Winners of 2016 WA Innovator of the Year. Instatruck provides customers with an alternative way of sourcing trucks than the traditional courier and transport companies.

Justin Davies – MD – Emergination / Co-Founder, Director – Prezentt

Justin Davies is Managing Director of Emergination is a strategic advisor, marketer and digital strategist. Experienced in commercialisation as CEO, mentor on Startup Weekends, Curtin Ignition, Vocus Upstart. Justin is a co-founder and director of Prezennt, which as a training delivery platform that is seeking to revolutionise the way face to face training is delivered.


Todd Sainsbury – Co-Founder – Smartbeat

In 2008 Todd launched a web development business, Brave NU Web that led him on an interesting journey through the evolution of digital marketing and the changing world of small business and into the tech startup scene. In June 2015 Todd, along with co-founder Paul Trappitt, launched Smartbeat, a SaaS platform developed to help SMEs see real returns from marketing and promotional efforts.

Session 2:  Also hear from ECU’s Digital Entrepreneur Researchers on defining digital entrepreneurship, what’s in and whats out, and review the top ten characteristics of digital entrepreneurship practice.

Presenters include Professor Fang Zhao – Associate Professors Llandis Barratt-Pugh, Peter Standen and Associate Professor Janice Redmond – and Dr Yuliani Suseno.

Event details:

Time: 5:30pm (presentation and Q&A)

7.00pm (networking and refreshments)

7:30pm (close)

Venue: Building 34, Room 545/546, ECU Joondalup Campus (270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, 6027)

* Free parking is available in staff and student bays after 5pm.


Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus
Building 34, Room 335
Joondalup, Perth, WA 6027 Australia
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