If my last article was any indication of the amount of things I do, one would probably say something like slow down... but what would be the fun in that? So I'm always on panels about startups, entrepreneurs, and the future of jobs. One thing I've learnt (I've learnt lots of things but one in … Continue reading Another New Chapter
What is it about Melbourne that makes it so awesome? It's hot and it's cold, up and down, the weather is never the same two days in a row, and the debate over who's footy team is the best can usually be heard at every pub. But whatever your thing, we all love Melbourne. It's … Continue reading Why Melbourne?
I haven't written a post in a while, and for good reason... I've been snowed under with my startup. So what's it like working in the startup world? Well it's a lot of work... hence the lack of blog posts. Honestly though, I would love to be physically snowed under right now and not just … Continue reading The life of a startup
Melbourne has a rich culture surrounding our very popular caffeinated drinks. The city also has a vibrant startup community... are the two related? Since it’s the Christmas/New Year/Holiday season, it’s a little light on with events and hackathons. Luckily for me it means I get a bit of a break, and a chance to write … Continue reading It’s all about the coffee
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
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
CompCon2015 kicked off last weekend at the University of Queensland After running from CodeBrew to VT League, jumping on a plane, playing UniGames, staying up all night and catching a train to Brisbane, I found myself at Queensland Uni for the National Computing Students Conference. Did I mention I was MCing this conference? Before I dive into … Continue reading Sunshine, Students and Speeches; CompCon2015 has it all