Freelancer to host Sydney hackathon aimed at solving corruption in Indonesia

- December 3, 2015 2 MIN READ

Freelancer is hosting a hackathon this weekend in conjunction with the Indonesian government which aims to find solutions to problems regarding corruption in the country. The ‘Hackathon Merdeka’, which translates to ‘Freedom Hackathon’, is Indonesia’s national hackathon, and is part of the government’s attempts to use technology to help solve social, government, and economic issues.

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Meet Diajeng Lestari from Hijup.com, speaker at SydStart 2015

- September 30, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

The 2015 SydStart conference will be taking place at Sydney’s Town Hall on the 29th and 30th of October. It will be Australia’s largest startup event focused on growth and internet marketing, and will also see two founders of our region’s largest female-focused ecommerce stores take centre stage: Jane Lu, from well known Australian young women’s fashion site Showpo, and Diajeng Lestari, the founder of Muslim-focused fashion site Hijup.


The Sunrise: Smart recruiting, UX design and culture building tops the priority list for Australia’s best entrepreneurs

- September 22, 2014 6 MIN READ

A panel of Australia’s most influential players in the startup scene came in together Sydney last Friday to share their experiences with a 700-strong crowd at The Sunrise convention. The day-long event gave audiences the rare opportunity to ask questions and learn directly from the founders of companies such as Atlassian, Freelancer, Envato, Canva, RetailMeNot, LookSmart and Salmat.