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Mentors you should know in the startup space: Perth Edition (2014)

- April 2, 2014 4 MIN READ

Time and time again in my old corporate gig, it used to be joked about that WA stood for “wait awhile”. I strongly disagree with this sentiment and would probably relocate to Perth if I hadn’t become such a Sydney-sider, aside from the fact that it is one of the most gorgeous, chilled cities in Australia – what is happening in the tech space there is quite phenomenal.

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Mentors you should know in the startup space: Adelaide Edition (2014)

- March 31, 2014 4 MIN READ

Based on its growth and the companies that have emerged from the city, we can safely say that Adelaide has one of the strongest startup scenes in Australia. There are around 68 professional support networks in Adelaide, making it one of the most structured environments in the country; and with accelerator programs such as ANZ Innovyz and conferences like South Start, it is quite clear that our southern cousins mean business when it comes to innovation and technology.

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Mentors Australian startups should get to know: Brisbane Edition (2014)

- March 25, 2014 4 MIN READ

Thriving would perhaps be the best way to describe the Brisbane startup scene right now. One of the most interesting aspects of the Queensland startup ecosystem as an observer is the close relationship that both Brisbane and the Gold Coast have with one another, from Silicon Lakes to River City labs, the entire community seems to have an innate focus on making their state the best ecosystem rather than be distracted by postcode rivalry.

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Mentors Australian startups should get to know: Melbourne Edition (2014)

- March 24, 2014 5 MIN READ

In part two of our Australian Mentors series, we change our focus to Melbourne’s startup scene. Just like Sydney, Melbourne has a strong tech entrepreneur scene with plenty of coworking spaces and accelerator programs. It is a strong ecosystem and home to some of Australia’s biggest online success stories such as Catch of the Day, Kogan, Envato and 99designs.

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Q&A James Alexander of Incubate

- February 4, 2013 4 MIN READ

While we were holidaying over summer, James Alexander and the startups of Incubate were hard at work pulling their businesses together for a February launch date. And their hard work is about to pay off with everyone getting ready for Demo Day on February the 27th. This is actually the first time that Incubate has run their Incubator program and so in their own way, Incubate is following a startup path. We talked to James about how Incubate came to be and you can be part of it next round.

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Make the Most of Mentoring!

- June 5, 2012 2 MIN READ

To make the most of your mentoring relationship, carefully consider a few things.
Firstly, consider what it is you want from the relationship. Knowing what you want from the relationship will help you see the value in it and will also provide clarity about the roles and expectations. Know your strengths and weaknesses so that you know exactly what areas you want to grow and develop. This will also help you narrow down what advice you’re looking for.