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The Opportunity of EdTech

What we know about technology is that it doesn’t destroy jobs – the robots are not taking over, BUT the speed at which we need to learn new skills is growing. How do businesses cope when graduate (& manager) knowledge is fast going out of date? Enter the ‘The Canva of eLearning’ (Dynamic Business), HowToo. HowToo is an authoring tool that allows businesses to create custom learning modules using pre-made templates with built-in learning science … and we will hear from its co-founder!


Lisa Vincent (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisarvincent/)
CEO, HowToo

Lisa Vincent is a successful company founder and entrepreneur specialising in design, technology and learning.

Lisa and her co-founder, Jenny Barltrop, founded Savv-e 20 years ago – a leading Australian custom digital learning business. As they acquired 200+ large corporate and Government clients over the years, they discovered a need for organisations to easily share knowledge and develop skills via online learning without a team of UX designers, learning experts or developers.

HowToo was born to transform the eLearning industry with AI technology at the core. HowToo is a platform that allows businesses to build great digital content in minutes instead of months. HowToo has been described as “the Canva of eLearning,” and signed 40+ enterprise clients since our launch in February 2020.

Alexi Boyd – (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexiboyd/)
The Conversation Curator

Australia’s leading small business radio presenter; experienced panel facilitator; event host; podcaster. A skilled communicator with deep SME experience, Alexi knows what makes small business tick, and how to get your message to the people who matter.

Her flagship weekly radio program, Small Biz Matters, has been on air since May 2014. In that time Alexi has met and interviewed over 150 small business experts, politicians and industry leaders in fields ranging from finance, business growth to mental health & technology. Regular contributors include ATO Deputy Commissioners, Kate Carnell (ASBFEO), Peter Strong (CEO COSBOA), Directors at Aust Bureau Statistics & ASIC.

Alexi doesn’t just talk small business, she lives it! As a fully qualified BAS Agent, she runs her own practice. Nationally, she consults to all sectors as a small business expert and runs another successful business, The Conversation Curator in her role as Panel Moderator, Event Podcasting and Internal Comms interviewer.


Agenda for the Evening:

• 5pm: Introduction
• 5:05pm: Presentation by Lisa Vincent
• 5:15pm: Alexi in conversation with Lisa Vincent
• 5:30pm: Q&A
• 5:40pm: Close

This is a FREE event. Please thank someone from ACU (www.acu.edu.au) who are sponsoring this event.

They offer a number of education opportunities around innovation and entrepreneurship, and in 2017 launched ACU Collaborate Plus (http://www.acu.edu.au/collaborateplus), ACU’s entrepreneurship hubs for startups and small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

The North Sydney & Strathfield spaces provide a flexible, creative and inclusive area for students, staff, alumni, startups and SMEs who are working on an innovative startup, project or business idea. And is currently available at no fee! The project is supported by NSW Department of Industry’s Boosting Business Innovation grants.

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