Transitioning your ideas into start-ups – Dos and Don'ts?


IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) affinity group, Macquarie University is organizing a talk followed by a networking session to let us learn more about Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur expert Colin claims that he is very fortunate to do what he want every day! He will share his story, how he went to the UK to do his PhD, but the funding got cut on arrival so he ended up programming in London that lead to his very first start up! He will share his perspectives on what's required and the How to?

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  • Date: 23 Nov 2018
  • Time: 03:30 PM to 05:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC+10:00) Sydney
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  • Macquarie University
  • Sydney, New South Wales
  • Australia 2109
  • Building: 7 Wally's Walk (E6B)
  • Room Number: 149


Colin Weir Colin Weir of Moroku - Making Banking Fun


Colin built his first fintech, a cyber security firm for trade finance in the late 90's with a group of friends in London and exiting to Netscape. Since then Colin has digitised banks across the world at startups and as an exec at global tech firms such as Microsoft and Sun. At Moroku, Colin is creating a brand new digital banking category with its Customer Success Applications, the first of which is their Gen Z banking platform “Chore Scout”. Cycling across Australia in 2010 with some friends to raise money for charity highlights much of who Colin is; loving adventure, the outdoors, challenging himself , others and growing.