Startup Journey

IBM's SmartCamp Melbourne bought together a wealth of young talent to pitch their ideas and learn from the best The startup scene has grown significantly in Australia and in particular, Melbourne. IBM's SmartCamp allowed participants to apply and be selected for what was essentially a boot camp for entrepreneurs. Five teams were chosen to attend who pitched in … Continue reading Startup Journey

The Hat-trick of Masterclasses

It was a triple treat last week with three Masterclasses in a row Last Monday was the first ever University of Melbourne Compass Masterclass on Innovative Solutions to Poverty. Elliot Costello, the co-founder and CEO of YGAP gave some inspiring stories about his startup journey in the social entrepreneurial space. One of the things that really … Continue reading The Hat-trick of Masterclasses

Sphero – breaking the boundaries between work and play

If you were at the Health XL hackathon a LAB-14, you might have seen Developer Steve with an awesome little toy robot called Sphero. I instantly fell in love with this neat little product and somehow thought about doing it for my university presentation. I gave my presentation to my Science Communication class this afternoon followed … Continue reading Sphero – breaking the boundaries between work and play