Founded by 24 year old medical student and ex-cancer patient Nikhil Autar, the Sydney startup was born out of both Autar’s own experiences while sick, and those of friends he lost to illness.
StartCon has partnered with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital to launch pitching competition Pitch for $1 million across Asia-Pacific, with the winner to be receive $1 million in funding.
Twilio’s growth has come with consumers expecting more from businesses – no longer can businesses treat customers badly and expect them to come back.
After last year’s big announcement from Matt Barrie and Philip Dalidakis came the news that the 2016 conference would remain in Sydney as moving to Melbourne this year was too ambitious. As revealed by Barrie yesterday, it turns out there was a lot going on in the background.
The news fired up a thousand Sydney vs Melbourne debates last October: Freelancer’s SydStart conference would be heading to Melbourne in 2016 and rebranding as StartCon.