The motivation to bring Knobby to life came in 2011, when founder Rob Rand was living in a remote country town in Far North Queensland boasting just 200 residents.
River City Labs has announced it will be hosting the next iteration of Startup Weekend Brisbane on November 18 to 20. The event will run as part of the Global Startup Weekend series, with over 200 events to be held across November 11-13 and 18-20.
Over four years since launching in Australia with a single classroom at Sydney coworking space Fishburners, General Assembly has announced it is set to expand its footprint across Australia, opening new campuses in Geelong, Brisbane, and the Sunshine Coast.
Sunshine Coast incubator and coworking community Spark Bureau has announced the startups taking part in its second August cohort. This incubation round includes startups who want to bring on-demand services into dirty laundry and digital personality developments for brands.
Sunshine Coast coworking community Spark Bureau has announced the startups taking part in its four month-long incubator program, with the intake focused on women-led startups in an effort to disrupt the male dominated industry.
The stats on startup failure are well known; lots of people try their hand at it, but only a small handful make it. Still, those in the business of giving entrepreneurial advice often say that you need to fail before you can succeed. That’s certainly been the case for Matt Forman who, after spending years on a startup that was going nowhere, decided to throw in the towel and start again with Traffika.
If the number of Australian startups targeting the industry is any indication, the recruitment process is broken. From OneShift to Workible to The Search Party, it seems dozens of startups have emerged over the last few years looking to change the way people look for jobs and how employers make new hires, with a particular emphasis being placed on ensuring there is a culture fit.