Startup Stories - Liam Manning (Saphi)

Startup Stories :: Hear the experiences of an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the inside story.

June startup

Liam Manning is the Co-Founder of SAPHI, a team of emerging technology experts living their vision every day 'Working with disruptors on the world's most IMPACTFUL innovations'.

Despite starting from ground 0 with no investment, connections or business acumen, they are now the chosen innovators for an array of global giants in mining, heavy industry and clean tech. Some notable mentions of past projects include the world's first fully mechanised underground explosive delivery system, drone systems for creating mangrove forests in the Middle East to the world’s first outdoor microclimate control project, tasked with combating urban heat in Western Sydney.

You do not want to miss the chance to be inspired by Liam at Startup Stories!

Order of Proceedings

8:00AM - Doors open (Darks Coffee Roasters cart in operation)

8:15AM - Housekeeping and introduction

8:20AM - Overview from Liam

8:40AM - Participant submitted Q&A

8:50AM - Additional Q&A with audience

9:00AM - Event concludes


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The University of Newcastle's Integrated Innovation Network (I2N) is responsible for driving economic diversity and business growth through innovation and entrepreneurship. At its network of innovation hubs, which are home to the Hunter region’s most promising innovators and entrepreneurs, the I2N delivers a range of enterprise skill-building programs that develop ideas into sustainable, global businesses.


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