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Scaling to the USA – Fireside chat with Gabe Sulkes

August 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

The USA market presents big opportunities, but can also seem daunting for those looking to scale their business for the first time.

The Australian Landing Pad in San Francisco supports Australian startups landing in San Francisco.

Join us in Fire Station 101 Monday afternoon for a fireside chat with Gabe Sulkes, landing pad manager in San Francisco as he shares tips and tricks for entering the US market.

Gabe Sulkes – Landing Pad Manager, San Francisco, Austrade

Gabe Sulkes serves as the San Francisco Landing Pad Coordinator for the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade). Prior to joining Austrade, Gabe was an Assistant Director at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business where he managed entrepreneurship and investment-side offerings including the university’s startup accelerator program and alumni founders fellowship.

During his time at Booth, Gabe supported the nation’s #1 university accelerator, the New Venture Challenge, which has produced a $4 billion+ alumni portfolio including companies like Braintree, Bump Technologies, and GrubHub (NYSE: GRUB). Prior to Booth, Gabe managed sustainable transportation initiatives for the Illinois Department of Transportation and led efforts to create the state’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan. Gabe earned a Bachelors in Industrial and Labour Relations from Cornell University.



August 7, 2017
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm


Fire Station 101
101 Limestone Street
Ipswich, Queensland 4305 Australia
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