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SydStart 2014 Photos

SydStart 2014 Conference Speaker Photos by our official photographer from the main conference and Expo at the Hilton Sydney.

Keynote speakers, pitching finalists and community speakers.

SydStart 2013 Autumn Photos

We were too busy to post these photos last year so we are posting them now as a very small sample of what you will get next week for the 2014 event. Sept 2nd 2014 will be around 2x or even 3x times the size of our 2013 event depending on what you measure. This year…

Special Offer For Exhibitors

Local Sydney based startup Beautiful Prints run by Tom Staiger (also known as Mr Wallpaper) has made a compelling offer to startups especially SydStart exhibitors. Tom is offering  – Pull-up Banner: $125 incl. 10% GST   840 x 2,000 mm, high resolution digital colour print, curl resistant, one sided, aluminium case in black carry bag    Art…

Torsten Blackwood at SydStart 2014

We are extremely pleased to announce world renown photographer and photo editor Torsten Blackwood will be the official SydStart photo journalist this year. Search for Torsten on major image sites and you will find hundreds if not thousands of iconic and history defining images from the world cup to wars, from Apple’s Wozniak to Google’s Schmidt…

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…

UTS Adopts A Culture Of Startups

Today was a landmark day for the University of Technology, Sydney and foretells a landmark year in 2014 connecting UTS with tech and tech enabled startups. Most of the $1.2b the university is investing in new facilities will also open in 2014 and include startups spaces. After a year (and more) of success in developing…

Tech23 Winners Announced

Another well planned and exceptionally well executed day at Tech23 2013 in Sydney finished in style last night with SlatteryIT organiser Rachel Slattery announcing a large number of awards for the winners. The event was held in front of a solid crowd at the popular Federation Conference centre in Surry Hills, a semi-regular home to…

8 Media Articles Today About SydStart

Just in case you missed them, here are a few articles in the last day or so about the rather awesome SydStart 2013 Autumn event we held yesterday in Sydney. There were 20  representatives from the media and delegates and speakers nationally and internationally. 1. My favourite one… Matt Ho from TechInAsia wrote a nice…

Pitching At SydStart 2013

All You Need To Know About Pitching At SydStart 2013 Speaking on the stage at SydStart is something memorable. A rare chance for a rare experience that may change the trajectory of your business forever. We don’t announce who is pitching in front of the big crowd until very close to the event, after we short list them at the screening night. We already have over 100 applications to pitch at SydStart 2013. This is going to be our largest battlefield ever so we have put in place some clear steps to make sure the best succeed but also to…

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SydStart is a conference series, expo and community for technology and technology enabled startup entrepreneurs and their ecosystem of enablers. SydStart is one of the original and largest events in the tech and tech enabled startup ecosystem in the Southern Hemisphere. SydStart is based in Sydney Australia and has participants from all over the country…

Tech Boom

Tech Boom

SydStart 2012 speaker Alec Lynch CEO of Design Crowd was recently published in the Sydney Morning Herald encouraging us to focus on the tech boom not the mining boom and gives a very compelling argument. He also gives some credit to SydStart.

Alec was one of the very first pitchers at SydStart in wave two at our very first event and his company has gone on to grow dramatically becoming number two or three in their global design crowd sourcing niche, making two acquisitions and raising millions in funding.