2017 kicks off with a bang

We're not even past Q1 of 2017 and people are saying "when's Christmas?" This year has already been jam packed with events, conferences, work functions, meetups, and hackathons have even kicked off. Almost every second person I talk to says they're working like it's the end of the year and the holiday break is on … Continue reading 2017 kicks off with a bang

“You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY

What an electrifying time we had at LAB-14 for MEI & Powershop's Energy Hack 2016 The puns were ablaze, the hashtags were trending, and ideas flew like sparks of electricity. Last weekend, LAB-14 and the Carlton Connect Initiative played host to one of the first energy-focused hackathons. Drawing together the combined power of The University … Continue reading “You better shape up” cause we need some ENERGY

Innovation is the flavour of the month

From hackathons to startup weekends, innovation announcements and big precincts, it's been a great week in Melbourne for entrepreneurial culture Those of you who were lucky enough to be at Inspire9 on Friday morning would have seen Philip Dalidakis (the Minister for Innovation and Small Business) and heard his $60million LaunchVic startup announcement. Along with … Continue reading Innovation is the flavour of the month

Startup Weekend comes to Melbourne

It's a chance to Learn, Network and Startup your idea Friday night transformed the York Butter Factory into its hackathon vibe as a stream of young, budding entrepreneurs entered the building to pitch their ideas, network with others or simply see what a hackathon is all about. It's the Startup Weekend Melbourne 2015!!! Aaron Birkby from River … Continue reading Startup Weekend comes to Melbourne

Melbourne’s the place to be – startups, hackathons and tonnes of tech

Over the last two weeks Melbourne has seen the Unearthed hackathon as well as the Future Assembly Tech Expo. It's a city bursting with startup culture! Following success in Perth, the team from Unearthed bought their people to Melbourne for one of Australia's only resource focused hackathon. By bringing together devs, designers and industry professionals, some amazing … Continue reading Melbourne’s the place to be – startups, hackathons and tonnes of tech