Last night in Sydney a decent sized proportion of the local startup community gathered for a fireside chat and Q&A with Dave McClure of 500 Startups. What I loved about this guy is his no bullshit approach in what can be sometimes a pretty diplomatic community. Here are some of my favourite quotes of the night.
Mat attempted to be an actor until he was told he was too fat for the part of the Red Power Ranger. He is the founder of Startup Daily and lecturer of Media Entrepreneurship for Macleay College in Sydney and Melbourne.
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- One of Australia’s most influential female entrepreneurs, who’s presented in her swimsuit, has joined Antler’s new Sydney startup program under News & Analysis
- Design ‘unicorn’ Canva’s value is reportedly set to double to $2.5 billion under News & Analysis
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