The country’s largest startup coworking nextwork, Fishburners, has begun its regional rollout, launching in Coffs Harbour – home of the Big Banana – on the NSW mid-north coast. The Fishburners presence is virtual in a partnership with the local council entity 6 Degrees. The Coffs Harbour hub gives local founders the same benefits as physical… Read more »
Sydney CBD startup space Fishburners is offering itself up as event space promising to make venue affordable for functions. The 500m2 space in the Sydney Startup Hub, adjacent to Wynyard Station, has capacity for up to 300 people Fishburners CEO Nicole O’Brien said there was a shortage of quality, 200-plus venues in the city and… Read more »
Climate-KIC Australia today launched the Australian 2019 edition of the world’s largest global Green Business Ideas Competition, ClimateLaunchpad, hosted in Brisbane by Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburners. Whether an idea is still on the back of a napkin or a fledged early stage start-up, everyone is welcome to apply.
Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, has appointed senior leader and social enterprise champion Nicole O’Brien as its new CEO. Ms O’Brien will take over the role from outgoing CEO Pandora Shelley in April, who completes her successful eight-year career at Fishburners in March to pursue overseas opportunities. Ms O’Brien’s most recent role has been with… Read more »
Expanding its community of around 200 to 600 across two fresh floors, the shift to the CBD has allowed Fishburners to up its tech game with Cisco.
Australian VCs come together to support women-led startups with office hours on International Women’s Day
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Coworking community Fishburners has announced Pandora Shelley as its next chief executive officer, taking over from Annie Parker, who will step down from the position of interim CEO at the end of February.
A coworking space with fifty desks opened on Harris Street in Ultimo in April 2011 with just three simple criteria for accepting members: they had to be working on something scaleable, have skills to share, and be willing to build their own desk. Almost seven years on with branches in Brisbane and Shanghai, it sometimes… Read more »
Recent studies show that 49% of startup founders suffer from mental health issues.
The proportion of female founders has grown from 23.5 percent in 2016 to 25.4 percent this year, while 37 percent of future founders identified as female.
Indigenous accelerator Barayamal joins forces with Fishburners to launch Budding Entrepreneurs Program
Barayamal, the first Australian accelerator for Indigenous entrepreneurs, has launched a partnership with coworking community Fishburners.
Stone & Chalk has partnered with Westpac and Data Republic to establish FUELD, a new accelerator program supporting data startups.
Barayamal has partnered with global kids coding initiative CoderDojo to launch First Nations, a network of coding clubs aimed at Indigenous Australians.
Fishburners has announced that Murray Hurps will be stepping down from his role as CEO, with Annie Parker set to take the position of in his place.