We are finishing off with a Bang, home to the Red Sox and one of the most awesome startup scenes that have been uncovered on this journey. Boston sure knows how to Hustle! A Big thanks to ALL our sponsors who supported me and Shoe String on this incredible journey!
There are not many Australian’s that you would speak to who don’t dream of at least visiting New York city in their lifetime. But what about starting and building a business there? Simon heads deep into the urban jungle of startups and shows us what the big apple has to offer! Great Episode!
This week Simon touches down in the place where the power players of the entire country come to play, but is Washington just a place for senators and presidents? Come with us as we explore the not so well known [to us anyway] world of Washington startups, you’ll be very surprised at what we discover!
This week Simon heads to Austin, Texas. From Hidden rooms behind bookcases to a 22,000 foot startup space to hangout at. It seems that if Silicon Valley is the place that focuses on more social ventures than Austin is more about working in the B2B space. In this episode we talk to the CEO’s of Whoosh Traffic and Director of SXSW Hugh Forrest.
This week Simon heads up to the mountain region and checks out the startup scene in Boulder, he chats to many tech entrepreneurs in this close tight knit community which is the home of The Unreasonable Institute and Techstars. Instead of surfing it seems that everyone in this city is all about the ski slopes!
This week Simon heads to Seattle to check out what is happening in the Startup scene there. Highlights include chatting to Marc Nager, founder of Startup Weekend, Daniel Rossi, John Cook [co-founder of GeekWire] and Rahul Sood, the general manager of Microsoft’s seed fund Bing.
It’s been a HUGE year this year for Shoe String, we have told the stories of over 1500 startups across Australia and look forward to upping the anti next year and turning this publication into a place that startups want to visit daily to consume their startup news, learn from the stories of others and engage in debate and opinion!