Stefan Korn

Wellington will be holding Australasia’s first Lean Startup Methodology Conference

by 1 day ago

While most local tech entrepreneurs would be familiar with the Lean Startup Methodology and the annual conference held in San Francisco every year, not many have had the opportunity to attend such an event. Over the years many coworking spaces have partnered with Lean Startup Co to live stream the event to an Australian and New Zealand audience. However in October this year, Wellington-based startup incubator and accelerator space/program Creative HQ will be holding the first ever on-the-ground version of the conference called Lean 15.

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Coindesk and MIT Media Lab offering 50 diversity scholarships to increase diversity in bitcoin community

by 3 days ago.

In an effort to increase diversity within the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology space, digital currency-focused media outlet Coindesk, in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, is offering 50 diversity scholarships for the Consensus 2015 conference being held in New York City next month. The scholarship is targeted at “people of colour and women between 18 and 25 years of age”.

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Yahoo7 announces commercial launch of Tumblr in Australia and New Zealand

by 8 days ago.

David Karp, Tumblr’s Founder and CEO, is in Sydney for the first time for the commercial launch of Tumblr in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ brands can now leverage the platform’s content creation (e.g. video, GIFs, images, audio, and more) and social sharing capabilities to help drive greater engagement with diverse audiences.

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ParentPaperwork is an example of why EduTech startups are so important to the local schools ecosystem

by 8 days ago.

Education technology startup ParentPaperwork, founded by Melbourne-based Fiona Boyd and David Eedle last year, has today announced the launch of its platform’s School Forms module. This is set to expand ParentPaperwork so that it has a wide range of online forms scenarios in schools.

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