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SydStart Exhibitor Guide 2014 – Sydney Hilton

We are pleased to announce the SydStart 2014 guide for exhibitors, it will usually be the best source for the latest information. So don’t email us, check here first! Floor Plans View Final Expo Table Number/Location Allocations Spreadsheet Download Company Name Ordered List Download Table Number Ordered List Exhibitor Inclusions – Table and Space The day…

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Mike Cannon-Brookes Atlassian At SydStart 2014

How often do you hear from true global leaders first hand? We are pleased to announce Mike Cannon-Brookes from Atlassian will join us on the big stage at SydStart 2014 in Sydney. Grab your tickets now. Mike is a legend in the Sydney startup scene and known globally for disrupting the enterprise software market along with…

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CoWorking Meetup

We are pleased to announce a national coworking, accelerator and incubator (CAI) meetup and hangout at SydStart 2014. This is the pre-cursor the establishment of a national coworking association. The meetup will be at 8am on L4 Hilton Breakout Room 2 Organisers are (with thanks) Brad Krauskopf Hub Australia and Third Spaces (speaking) Pete Cooper…

PwC Supports SydStart

PwC Sponsors SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce that PwC will once again provide judging oversight at SydStart this year. PwC has been a supporter of SydStart 2012 and we warmly welcome them back for our third year together. They have also kindly provided espresso coffee sponsorship for the whole event so we can all be as sharp…

Rebekah Campbell CEO Posse at SydStart 2014

Rebekah Campbell Posse at SydStart 2014

We are delighted to announce Rebekah Campbell CEO and Founder of Posse will speak at SydStart. Rebekah is a role model for local entrepreneurs and has been proactive about sharing her lessons learnt through the development of her business. With millions raised and some of the best connections in the industry this is one not…

Arthouse Hotel Pitt St for the SydStart After Party

SydStart Afters

We are pleased to announce the SydStart After Party will start at Arthouse Hotel in Pitt St just around the corner from the Hilton after 6pm. You will be greeted on arrival with security wrist band, please show your SydStart Lanyard from the Hilton to be issued with your wrist band. Arthouse is a Sydney…

Jo Ucukalo from Handle My Complaint Hosts SydStart

Jo Ucukalo to Host SydStart 2014

We are delighted to announce Jo Ucukalo will Host SydStart 2014 along with SydStart Founder Pete Cooper. Jo Ucukalo is a founder, engineer, geek, celebrity and role model. Jo is a nationally recognised celebrity in the tech startup scene especially in her home town of Brisbane where TV appearances are a regular event. Most startups…

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Travel Meetup Morning at SydStart 2014

Tech startups in the travel and lifestyle industries should make it to the 8am meetups tomorrow morning at SydStart 2014. There are at least ten startups in the travel related space in the expo plus overlap in the lifestyle category with the fashion/design meetup which is separate but happening at the same venue at the…

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin Blue Chilli SydStart

Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin Blue Chilli at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce the Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin Founder and CEO of Blue Chilli will speak at SydStart 2014. Seb is an investor, engineer, founder and startup builder. He also has some major news for us. Blue Chilli is aiming to create 100 startups in the coming years and is already on the way. A…

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Content Driven Communities Masterclass at SydStart 2014

OK this will be another busy one so arrive early, you can’t book seats. We have three remarkably well qualified experts to teach you about driving traffic through content, more importantly building community so engagement and quality volume per person and strategic long term retention are all higher. Rob Wood is the founder of LightStalking…

Sam Birmingham at SydStart

Customer Development Masterclass at SydStart 2014

We are very pleased to announce that Sam Birmingham of Pollenizer will conduct a masterclass on Customer Development at SydStart. Sam Birmingham (Pollenizer Global, Coder Dojo, Startup Weekend, iiNet, more) is a well know local light in the national ecosystem and his experience and knowledge in this space is notable. Sam is a senior startup coach…

David and Andrew from Innercode

Innercode Grants Masterclass at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to advise that Andrew Flick of Innercode will lead a masterclass at SydStart 2014 on the government grants available to startups. It is important for startups to understand all the funding sources available to them and grants are one worth knowing. Masterclass: Government grants for software startups with Innercode Consulting Andrew will…

When startups and brands collide. Mondelez Pollenizer SydStart

Mondelez Mobile Futures at SydStart 2014

When Two Worlds Collide: Mobile Startups and Big Budget Brands  This promises to be an action packed masterclass. Please note there is no reserved seating. We are pleased to announce Pollenizer in conjunction with mega brand portfolio Mondelez will conduct a masterclass on ‘When Startups and Brands Collide’ as part of their mobile futures stream.…

mobile Prototyping Masterclass at SydStart

Matt Ho Mobile Prototypes at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce Matt Ho co-founder and CEO of Native Tongue (mobile translation and teach apps ) will lead a masterclass on mobile app prototyping. Matt is also head of product development at TapMint Mobile. Matt is sharing first hand recent knowledge in the space that he has been able to successfully commercialise…

China Startups

China Insight: Jason Lim at SydStart 2014

China is one of the world’s most exciting markets. Startups in China are surpassing many observers expectations and the future looks exciting. We are pleased to announce Jason Lim will conduct a masterclass on China Startups at SydStart 2014. Jason has already given a sneak peak at this masterclass during the SydStart qualifying series at…

Ride Surfing Free to and from SydStart 2014

The Free Swag Table at SydStart 2014

Did someone say FREE? Lets get started with an even dozen freebies for SydStart attendees.  For some reason this year we have a lot of stuff to give away. With many thanks to our kind sponsors and exhibitors 1. For starters we have free transport to the event and back home being offered by local startups…

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Niki Scevak BlackBird MD at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce Niki Scevak will join a panel on the future of the ecosystem at SydStart 2014 and provide an update on his companies and their recent developments. Niki is Co-founder and Managing Director of BlackBird Ventures and Start Mate and most recently The Sunrise event on tech startups he has a…

Adir Shiffman Shaun Holthouse SydStart credit: AFR

Adir Shiffman Catapult Sports at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce that Adir Shiffman of Catapult Sports is speaking at SydStart 2014 and will meet with the sports industry vertical. Catapult are world leaders in athlete analytics. With hundreds of professional sports teams globally using their athlete analytics services, Catapult are the giant in elite sports analytics, so much so that…

Angus Armour NSW T&I Sydstart 2014

Angus Armour T&I at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce that Angus Armour, Dept Secretary NSW Trade & Investment will be part of the official opening and will speak at SydStart 2014. NSW T&I have been a major sponsor and supporter of SydStart 2014 and also are promoting our ecosystem on an ongoing basis as part of their normal role…

The mechanics of SydStart for 2014

SydStart Logistics 2014

Ok lets get under the covers and see the mechanics of SydStart and how it works for 2014. Read on and follow the links. Remember this is a community event, we are here to have fun, meet people, learn and be inspired. Stuff will go well if we are all patient and work together. Access…

Alex North of First Order at SydStart

Alex North of First Order at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to advise that Alex North (Google, Canva, Posse, JamCode, UNSW) Founder and CEO of First Order will run a masterclass at SydStart. The focus for this presentation will be how to build your startup tech team. This an area of challenge for all non-tech and tech founders alike because there are so many options.…

Liz Kaelin You Chews at SydStart 2014 Series

Startup Singer Plays Founder Blues at SydStart 2014

We are pleased to announce that Liz Kaelin will launch and perform her new hit song ‘Startup Founder Blues’ with Peter Oliver at SydStart 2014. Liz is well known as the founder of YouChews which is also a top 10 finalist in for the 2014 Startup Trophy at SydStart. Peter Oliver is the founder of KegRunMobile and…