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Alan Jones takes over as Fishburners CEO

- June 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup hub Fishburners has changed its leadership with CEO Nicole O’Brien standing down, replaced by entrepreneur and investor Alan Jones as interim CEO. The organisation marked a decade of operation last year, and has received strong support from the NSW government to help it survive the pandemic lockdowns. Earlier this year it launched theTech… Read more »

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Fishburners launched Tech for Good Awards to recognise startups tackling social impact and climate change

- November 22, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup innovation hub Fishburners is celebrating 10 years since it first launched with a new awards program called Tech for Good. The awards, backed by the NSW government through Investment NSW, span six categories including climate action, social justice, disability, diversity and inclusion. They’ll recognise early-stage ventures that are using technology to make a… Read more »

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Fishburners is now a big banana in Coffs Harbour

- August 30, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

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 »

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Next gen entrepreneurs join Pitch Fest at Fishburners

- April 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

To celebrate Youth Week, Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburner, is coming together with Job Getter and Test-ED to hold an ‘Apprentice Pitch Fest in Sydney on April 12. The Pitch Fest will see over 50 high school students from all over NSW attend a pitch festival with Fishburners’ startups and representatives from industries that need… Read more »

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Incoming CEO at Fishburners: Social enterprise leader Nicole O’Brien

- March 28, 2019 3 MIN READ

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 »