One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
Before launching IT operations management platform PagerDuty in 2009, Alex Solomon had earned his street cred as a software engineer for Amazon.
Between investigative podcasts and interactive articles, the nature of the media is undergoing constant change, spurred on by the digital age. Media companies both niche and global are no stranger to this process, including the New York Times, an organisation which testing startup Optimizely helped make the leap from paper to online. According to Dan […]
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
Tempus Partners has announced the establishment of ‘Tempus Fund 2’, a $40 million fund with which it will look to invest in local B2B and scalable startups.
Wellington has been both vocal about its intent to be known as a major innovation hub and proactive about marketing the entire city.
Prospa has announced that it has raised a $20 million debt facility from Silicon Valley based VC firm Partners For Growth.
Melbourne coworking space York Butter Factory has announced a new series of global partnerships aimed at helping residents expand internationally.
Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of the SheHacks incubator, a program aiming to support women from the organisation’s flagship hackathon events.
Talent has announced the opening of applications for its annual Talent Unleashed Awards, which look to uncover strong local entrepreneurial talent.
Victorian startup Outcome.Life has today launched a new hub designed for Melbourne’s international students with new business ideas dubbed Outcome-Hub.
The Queensland government has opened a startup precinct in Fortitude Valley, a place for entrepreneurs to “collaborate, collide, succeed and shine”.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
Reinventure has announced the appointment of Kara Frederick as General Partner, to strengthen its ability to help Aussie fintech’s expand into the US.
Arguably the most important facet of the experience was the collaboration and friendships that were made from working alongside other Aussie founders.