The highlights of the first Bizruption in Adelaide were the amazing entrepreneurs who gathered to learn about innovating fearlessly. The high level policy makers, industry experts were joined by other entrepreneurs who shared their stories of success since transforming their businesses to be innovative and digitally enabled.
CEO of NetStripes Dinesh De Silva spoke of his inspired vision for small business innovation in Australia. Dinesh also spoke of the ground breaking innovations by NetStripes that are helping hundreds of entrepreneurs market their business ideas successfully through a combination of sophisticated strategy and digital technologies developed that are extremely affordable.
Our guest of honour was the Hon Kyam Maher South Australian minister responsible for Innovation amongst several other key portfolios. The minister came arrived in time to mingle with business owners and was sporty enough to take multiple selfies for the social media contest. He spoke of the importance of building a strong digital presence and the value events such Bizruption provide to business owners. The minister also informed of several transformational incentives available to South Australian business owners to build their digital presence.
Healthcare entrepreneur and NetStripes client Dr Sachin Patel, founder & CEO of DrSicknote.com.au travelled all the way to let other business owners know of his experience of how his business grew to hire 10 new doctors having just started on the NetStripes platform less than a year ago. He said how surprised he was that his entire web based system costs less than $7000 when he expected the total cost to be over $40 or $50 thousand due to NetStripes innovations in web based platforms and online marketing. The DrSicknote online presence was built around his web based system and is supported through advanced search engine optimisation (SEO), online advertising and social media marketing. Dr Patel articulated the importance of the strategy framework NetStripes provided for the success of the business in less than a year avoiding the usual losses and lows of start-up businesses. Getting the strategy right by industry experts first up ensured the business did not have to experience the usual frustrations of the trial and error process most business owners / entrepreneurs fall prey to.
The audience was warmly welcomed by Adam Mizzi head of WOTSO Workspace Adelaide. WOTSO certainly are big supporters of Small Business and start-ups, having sponsored several Bizruptions and are big thanks to them. The next step for every entrepreneur who wants to make that important change to become an innovative digitally enabled business would be to book into one of NetStripes Strategy sessions. All attendees were given a coupon code to avail themselves of a strategy session valued at $499.