General Assembly will operate as a separate division within the organisation, with founder and CEO Jake Schwartz to report to Adecco Group.
Over four years since launching in Australia with a single classroom at Sydney coworking space Fishburners, General Assembly has announced it is set to expand its footprint across Australia, opening new campuses in Geelong, Brisbane, and the Sunshine Coast.
For almost five years now, General Assembly has been one of the foremost educational providers in the digital space, growing hand in hand with the digital economy.
Startup Daily has partnered with General Assembly for the second event in our #GoGlobal series, a fireside chat with SurveyMonkey’s new CEO, Zander Lurie in Sydney. Formerly the senior vice president of entertainment at GoPro and CFO of CBS, Lurie was named CEO of online survey company SurveyMonkey in January after the departure of Bill Veghte.
Startup Daily has partnered with General Assembly to host a guided panel discussion on what it takes to launch, scale and take a local startup to the global stage.
In a world with too many competitors and not enough resources, the only solution is for businesses to get wiser with how they create new opportunities. This class will use 4 real-world examples to demonstrate how certain companies stay ahead of the curve when it comes to online lead generation whilst the majority lags behind.
If you win us over with your written elevator pitch, you will be given the opportunity to get your business in front of some of the most influential Venture Capitalists in the world. Two winners will be connected via Skype to VC’s from Union Square Ventures and First Round Capital to pitch their business, followed by immediate feedback.
Growth hackers are a hybrid of marketer and coder, one who looks at the traditional question of “How do I get customers for my product?” and answers with A/B tests, landing pages, viral factor, email deliverability, and Open Graph. Some of the most successful startups of all time have used growth hacking techniques to grow products up to millions, 10s of millions, and in some cases 100M+ users, including Facebook, Mint, Dropbox, Zynga, Twitter, Pinterest and Quora.
Student Takeaways: -Why sales is essential to all aspects of business -How to actively market yourself in the sales world -How to get hired at a top company -Common traits of successful sales people -What to look for in a sales job
So you’ve got an idea for an app? Awesome! But how are you going to turn this puppy into a real business? There are options galore: charging for it, selling virtual goods, or everyone’s guilty pleasure, running ads. What will be your strategy? Learn the tricks and trades of various mobile monetization strategies and put yourself in a position to grab your share of this rapidly growing $2B dollar market.
A killer pitch can make or break your chances of raising capital. Whether its a pitching dinner, a VC’s boardroom, an event or a single angel investor, to convince them you and your company are a worthy investment you need to be able to pitch your idea effectively, efficiently and convincingly. In this 90 minute class, you will learn what goes into a pitch, how to present it and take some time to practice your pitch.
Enter for a chance to win a trip to San Francisco to experience life at the heart of the world’s best technology companies for a week. First we will put you through a full scholarship of our Front-end Web development course and then fly you over to the valley to hang out with the tech and design teams at Google, Twitter and Uber.