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Author Hugh O’Brien Undaunted at SydStart 2014

We all know the life of an Entrepreneur is challenging. How do you take appropriate risks, remain focused, set high enough goals, be permanently prepared when planning is impossible and also stay physically and mentally resilient? We are pleased to announce that inspiring author Hugh O’Brien will speak at SydStart 2014, his book Undaunted has…

OurCrowd.com Visionary John Medved Visits Sydney

Originally posted on Burma Heritage:
There is  a new player on the global crowd funded equity scene. Angel list has taken the headlines globally with hundreds of thousands of tech startup profiles and tens of thousands of registered angels. But John Medved Israeli/American industry visionary and founder of OurCrowd equity crowdsourcing platform says his platform…

SydStart Finalist RecruitLoop Raises $500K

RecruitLoop the recruitment marketplace was amongst the top firms to pitch at the second last SydStart (Sept 2012) event. They recently raised $500K from angel investors and VCs. They also rocked the USA during a recent tour including opening an office, hiring a bunch of people in San Francisco, getting love from Jason that led to global…

Less Than Two Weeks To Go

SydStart 2013 is May 28th In Surry Hills Less than two weeks to go to SydStart 2013 – the original and largest pure startup event in Australia – and the place is buzzing. Over 3,000 Australian professional startup entrepreneurs and investors in tech and tech enabled startups have signed up to attend our events over recent years…

Jo Burston Judging At SydStart 2013

We are pleased to announce Jo Burston will be one of the judges at SydStart 2013. Jo has won numerous awards and built a string of successful businesses and regularly contributes to the startup community through mentoring. Some of Jo’s Successes – Smart Company Australia – Top 30 Female Entrepreneur Entrepreneurs Organization board member Sydney…

Exhibition Floor Plan

Sydstart 2013 Venue – Conference & Expo Area Layout Diagram We are pleased to release the floor plan for the conference and expo for SydStart 2013. Click on the image above for more details of the Federation Conference Centre – 37 Reservoir St Surry Hills which will become SydStart Central for one day on May…

Anchor Confirms As Major Sponsor of SydStart 2013

We are pleased to announce Anchor Systems – The Hosting Heavyweights – have come on board as a major sponsor for SydStart 2013. Anchor is led by Andrew Rogers (Co-founder) and Keiran Holloway (CEO) who have a long association with leading edge startups globally including BuiltWith.com (covering tens of millions of sites), TestFlight (leading channel…

Startups 101 – Pete Cooper Speaks At Customs House

Originally posted on AnyDex:
I spoke recently to a few hundred people at Customs House in Sydney CBD down near Circular Quay, a gorgeous old sandstone building. If you know anyone that is learning or just entering the tech startup space in Australia this playlist is a MUST WATCH. The City Of Sydney (CoS) Lord Mayor Clover Moore introduced the program of professional tech startup industry experts – Pete Cooper – SydStart Riley Bachelor – GA Kim Heras – PushStart Melanie Perkins from Canva The genesis of the night was a startup round table of 20 leaders called by the…

Originally posted on AnyDex:
Numerous people have made attempts at mapping the Sydney and wide Australian Technology Startup Ecosystem. This is ours and we aim to be the most comprehensive not in duplicating the data but in pointing to the major hubs or collation efforts by others. We also have our own internal data at…

Originally posted on AnyDex:
Time to stop plodding Australia. It is time to go screaming into these amazing tech enabled blue sky opportunities. Forget the resources red ‘ocean’. Grab hold of reality and read on… Throughout the short but eventful history of Australia we have been often referred to by domestic and international commentators as…

Originally posted on Steve Blank :
How to build regional entrepreneurial communities has just gotten it’s first “here’s how to do it” book. Brad Feld’s new book Startup Communities joins the two other “must reads,” (Regional Advantage and Startup Nation) and one “must view” (The Secret History of Silicon Valley) for anyone trying to understand the…

Originally posted on AnyDex:
To make Australian tech startup entrepreneurs the most hyper-connected and hence most successful community on the planet underpinned by a diverse ecosystem characterised by healthy competition and to achieve this by leveraging our natural assets. These include – 150 languages on the east coast, cultural and timezone proximity to the most populous regions on the planet, force of law built on a legal heritage older than our country reputation for quality and transparency, relative political stability and one of the world’s great democracies progressive education system and high graduate population share, strong traditional connections to the…

Reblogging the news about MCB…

Originally posted on SydStart:
Awesome…. Mike has confirmed he will have a fireside chat with 1,000 entrepreneurs on September 10th 2012 at Darling Harbour and share his journey to creating one of Australia’s most successful global software houses in recent times. You can see his last ‘formal’ presentation from a while back on youtube but…

Startup Ecosystem Insight Sites

Originally posted on AnyDex:
Thought it was worth sharing some really useful resources I have been using lately. All are FREE. Launch Ticker – Jason Calcanis has just launched in beta his concise news service I now read every day, good time saver and often a thought leader. Seed DB – a global database of accelerators, it…

Help create the new SydStart logo

We are running a competition on designcrowd.com for the new logo. We’d appreciate your sharing this  so we get the best designers. We like the sultan font the NY Yankees used so maybe there is a angle there which might inspire people both for the sydstart logo and for a world class SYD which people…

New SydStart Site

We are happy to unveil the new SydStart site. It is a bit easier to navigate and visually rich. It should also be more useful on tablets and mobile devices. You can still get to the old SydStart site too which has a large archive of articles we will progressively bring over here to the…

Silicon St Sydney

Harris St Ultimo and the surrounding areas are rapidly becoming the silicon alley or silicon street of Australasia and maybe even Asia. The area has a grungy feel but quickly becoming trendy vibe somewhere between SOHO London or New York or maybe old parts of Boston or Silicon Valley. This unassuming area now has a powerful…