19 & 20 SEPTEMBER 2024


The third major event in this region for the Search Fund & EtA Community.

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19 & 20 SEPTEMBER 2024


The third major event in this region for the Search Fund & EtA Community.

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Come join the fun ‚Äď we'd love to see you there!


Day 1

Forum Day

19th September - Establishment Sydney

Get ready for an action-packed day filled with networking, insightful talks, lively discussions, and plenty of networking opportunities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just diving in, there's something for everyone! From early morning coffee chats to post event celebrations, this is the place to connect with the EtA Community.

Day 2

Day 1

Day 2

Education Day

20th September - Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, Ultimo

Get ready to jump back into the classroom for an adventure-packed day featuring six sessions bursting with real-world wisdom. Our lineup of speakers, each an expert in their industry will share their most practical and actional insights, leaving you armed and ready to put your learnings into action!
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Discover what awaits you - check out highlights from our last event


Confirmed Speakers


Bernard Salt AM

Bernard heads The Demographics Group which provides advice on demographic, consumer and social trends for business.

He is well known to the wider community for his penchant for identifying and tagging new tribes and social behaviours, and he is a twice-weekly columnist with The Australian newspaper
Bernard is also one of the most in-demand speakers on the Australian corporate
speaking circuit, and he is responsible for popularising the phrase “smashed
avocado‚ÄĚ globally.

Bernard is a twice-weekly columnist with The Australian newspaper. He was
awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2017 Australia Day

Pete Seligman

EtA Investor

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Jason Andrew

Director/Head of Growth
SBO Financial

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James Frank

Chief Executive Partner
Frank Law + Advisory

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Cameron Honey

Founder & CEO
Current Future

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Jake Nicholson

Managing Director

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Rob Gaunt

ACE Training & MultiSkills Training

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Rob LeBlanc

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Ambit Partners

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Matthew Williams

Managing Director

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Pat Prendiville

Managing Director

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Tom McGhie


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Carmel Williamson

Crosby Street Capital

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Thank you to the EtA Forum Sponsors! 

Platinum Partner

Coffee Cart Sponsor

 The Home of High-Growth Business

SBO Financial is an operational finance firm that provides the full stack of finance function services to high-growth businesses. Our services include bookkeeping, financial modelling, cash flow forecasting and tax services.


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Platinum Partner

Frank Law + Advisory is a boutique, client centric, corporate and commercial law and corporate advisory firm.

We practice in areas where we can deliver expert advice: Corporate Advisory; Strategy & Growth; People, Culture & Safety; Corporate & Commercial Law; Restructuring & Turnaround and Litigation & Dispute Resolution.

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Platinum Partner

Driven by a belief that entrepreneurship is a powerful catalyst for change, SSE aims to empower more individuals with the skills to create a better future.

We see a world where every Australian is empowered with the skills to overcome barriers to employment and education.


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Gold Partner

We are motivated by our client relationships to design banking and finance solution for Home Lending, Commercial and Corporate clients.
Founded by a team with half a century of banking experience we are driven to ensure you receive the right access to market solutions.
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Silver Partner

Ambit Partners is a dedicated global Search Fund investor, backing the next generation of business owners in diverse and compelling markets around the world.
To date, Ambit Partners has invested in 80+ Search Funds across 30+ countries on 6 continents.
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Education Partner

Current Future are experienced Operating Partners and scale-up specialists, focused on accelerating the growth of privately held businesses.  We believe that responding to, and capitalising upon change needs to happen quickly. Experienced operators who have seen it and done it before are best placed to do this.  We are a collective of experienced C-Level operators (CTO, CFO, CMO, COO) who partner with CEOs, Private Capital, Venture Capital, Family Offices and portfolio companies, working flexibly to diagnose, get in and get the job done.

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