Hack the City

Downer EDI and Startupboot camp teamed up to run the 2018 Hack the City hackathon at York Butter Factory last week.

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Knowledge is Power

It was Sir Francis Bacon that first coined this phrase in 1597. Jump to 2016, and Melbourne Knowledge Week shows this in action Every year, the City of Melbourne chooses a unique place in the CBD for their Knowledge Week hub. It's a space that embodies Melbourne's culture - rustic, retro, re-repurposed, sustainable, central, diverse, … Continue reading Knowledge is Power

Hacking up a storm – CodeBrew2015

Last weekend, before having to fly off to UniGames, I headed down to York Butter Factory for yet another hackathon - Melbourne Uni's CISSA ran their first ever solo hackathon! It kicked off with a Design Thinking workshop from the Wade Institute. Michael Vitale spoke about how hackathons bring people together to solve real world problems. … Continue reading Hacking up a storm – CodeBrew2015

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