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