Join our 2016 Budget Briefing Breakfast for startups & SMEs: What does it mean for you?


Will small businesses and startups be among the budget winners this year? We’re pulling apart the 2016 Federal Government’s budget so that you don’t have to.

Can you expect any significant policy surprises? What will the impact be on the economy and your hip pocket?

Join SmartCompany and StartupSmart as we explore what it all means for your business and the year ahead.


Gary Shapiro, Director, Rimon Group (Sydney)

Gary is a strategic business advisor to startups and SMEs. Having built and sold his own business, he has a passion for helping entrepreneurs to realise their potential. Gary is currently a Director at Rimon Advisory (an advisory firm focused on entrepreneurs) and Rimon Investments (a seed round investment fund).

Lior Stein Director, Rimon Group (Melbourne)

Lior has made it his business to understand Australian startups and their needs. He is a chartered Accountant by profession but an entrepreneur by passion. Having started and subsequently exited his own venture start up in the mobile marketing space, Lior understands all too well the passion, stress and devotion required in starting up. Lior is currently a director at Rimon Advisory and Rimon Investments.

When: Thursday, 5th May

8 – 9:30am AEST

Melbourne: Grab your free ticket

Sydney: Grab your free ticket


Since 2010 StartupSmart has been Australia’s no.1 publication for the startup community and those interested in the startup movement globally. Publishing news, information and advice daily, and placing itself squarely at the centre of the government’s national innovation agenda, StartupSmart is a leading participant in the momentum that surrounds the world’s focus on technology, creativity and entrepreneurialism.