Friday 28 June

8:30 - 9:30 AM

Registration & Coffee

Say hello to your fellow founders over coffee and croissants.

9:30 - 9:40 AM

Opening Welcome

MC Kimberley Lee will open the conference and run us through the day.

9:40 - 10:00 AM

Talk 1

Kate Kendall will discuss the background behind the rise of the indie way.

10:00 - 10:45 AM

Talk 2

Bryce Adams from Metorik on scaling a solo indie business to $1M ARR.

10:45 - 11:30 AM

Talk 3

Hugh Stevens from Sked Social on ‘How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Bootstrapping’.

11:30 - 12:15 PM

Panel 1

Panel host, Sian Simpson, will interview Stuart Hall from Appbot, Kai Brach from Offscreen magazine, and Alex Zaccaria from Linktree on the culture of indie companies.

12:15 - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Giveaway

Free time to mingle and grab lunch at one of Melbourne’s local cafes.

1:30 - 2:15 Pm

Conversation 1

Tim Lucas from BuildKite will be interviewed by Matt Allen on indie investor relations and incentivizing indie teams.

2:15 - 3:30 PM

Panel 2

Panel host, Dominic Powell from Smart Company, will interview Kate Morris from Adore Beauty, Matt Vitale from Birchal and Pozible, and Ayla Toyokawa from Wedsites & Themeboy, on alternative forms of funding including investor buybacks, equity crowdfunding, and self-funding.

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Afternoon Break

Relax over afternoon tea.

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Talk 4

Paul Du Bois from Appenate on “Stuff I've learned bootstrapping a no-code app platform”.

4:30 - 5:15 PM

Panel 3

Panel host, Alan Tsen from Stone & Chalk, will interview Lauren Crystal from Hassl and Ben Schwarz from Calibre on going global with your ops and payments. Thanks to our gold partner Stripe for curating this panel.

5:30 PM


Thank you.