Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018

Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm

Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland

Next step for a start-up

In this session David discussed some crucial steps for a start-up: identifying a problem, business structuring, pitching, creating a product, looking at the positive influence you can make through partnerships, funding and profile.

David Smith is the CEO of Ceres Tag Pty Ltd developing a smart ear tag for livestock. Ceres Tag will have a big impact on the future of the livestock industry and for the next generation of graziers. David is a materials’ engineer, and fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

After 25 years in infrastructure and energy projects around the world, David returned to agriculture identifying improvement opportunities to solve current challenges and create opportunities for the future using technology and data.

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Missed this forum? You can find out more on David’s business in this article:

ABC Rural – Fitbit for cows

David’s Book is available to loan from the SLQ Business Studio:

#disruptmenow : one man’s journey to becoming a successful corporate escapee and how you can do it too / David Smith.

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