Start Your Own Side Hustle

Without a side hustle...are you even a millennial?

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It is the era of side hustles. Everyone has one, wants one, or is thinking about one! And it’s never been easier to get started. Side hustles are a great way to supplement your income, learn new skills, and can also be a great hobby!

But…if you’re just starting out, it can seem kind of daunting. How do you get started? How do you pick a side-hustle (out of the millions of ideas out there)? What are the business-basics you need to get sorted (like registering a business, or accounting stuff) Aagghh, so many questions!

SkilledSmart has organised a diverse panel of side-hustlers to share their learnings and experiences with you! Whether you’re thinking of a side hustle, or you’ve already got one, or maybe you just want to find out more about the whole thing…this event is going to help you ace your side hustle game. We’re going to talk about the journey to starting-up, tackle some big misconceptions, talk about red-flags and things to watch out for, and plenty more.

Don’t miss this awesome line-up of speakers!

Natalia Krslovic: has worked as a Content Producer & Strategist for major online media companies, Mamamia and BuzzFeed. Over the last 2 years, her side hustles have included: modelling, growing a fashion e-commerce store, and starting her own freelance copywriting business. As a model, she’s booked work with major brands including ModiBodi and Big W. As a freelance copywriter, she has worked for brands like Wesley Mission and Contiki, and was she was successfully able to replace her day-job income within four months!

Reuban Siva: is currently a business development manager at global funds management company. He has over 10 years of experience working in financial services, and previously worked as a product manager at Macquarie Bank and a business consultant at Ernst & Young. On the side, Reuban has spent the last 2 years helping grow Nexgen Codecamp (a coding education company for kids), which has seen over 300 students come through its doors and has secured partnerships with the likes of Microsoft. In his spare time, Reuban also advises start-ups and SME businesses, with a particular focus on the area of technology disruption.

Amritha Mani: is a management consultant and project manager  by day, and a musician by night. As a consultant with over 8 years of experience, Amritha has worked for the likes of the United Nations, KPMG, and Commonwealth Bank of Australia across a diverse range of projects (and countries!). Over the last 18 months, Amritha has built a portfolio of work as a freelance consultant, whilst growing her brand and portfolio as a singer.

Moderated by Paridhi Jain: Paridhi is the founder of SkilledSmart, and also works as an Innovation Programs Manager at Asia-Pac’s largest fin-tech hub, Stone & Chalk. She has previously worked as a management consultant for Ernst & Young, where she worked on a number of projects with major government departments and financial institutions.

Who is SkilledSmart?!
Good question! We are a financial education start-up. We like to think of ourselves as a ‘money school for adults’. We run courses and events teaching all the stuff you wish you’d learnt at school about money. Taxes? Check. Investing? Check. Superannuation? Check. Our teachers are experienced financial professionals, so you get to learn from the pros themselves.

(Note: 6.00pm for a 6.15pm start)

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What you will learn
  • How to start a side hustle
  • How to address the biggest challenges of starting a side hustle
  • What are the traps and mistakes to avoid?
What you will get
  • Some great tips, an opportunity to learn from experienced side-hustlers, and the opportunity to connect with like minded people!

What to bring
  • You & your side-hustle ideas!
What to wear

Whatever you like. Banana costumes welcome.

Appropriate for

Anyone thinking / curious about starting a side hustle!



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Money & Wealth Education | We run courses and events for adults on money, wealth & personal finance. Our instructors are finance professionals who have worked in the industry, and live & breathe what they teach. 

Getting good with money shouldn’t be hard, scary, or boring. So we decided to change things up. There’s finally a place you can go to learn everything you ever wanted to learn about money. 

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

SkilledSmart requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email SkilledSmart to organise a refund or transfer

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Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at SkilledSmart or organised by SkilledSmart must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by SkilledSmart.


I agree to give SkilledSmart unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at SkilledSmart classes and events or on SkilledSmart's premises. (For use of SkilledSmart marketing materials).


SkilledSmart requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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