UTS Director of Entrepreneurship Murray Hurps. Photo: Guy Degen Many in the startup sector may know Murray Hurps from his three years as CEO of Fishburners. He’s also co-founder, director and former CEO of Startup Muster. In 2018, Hurps headed to academia as the Director of Entrepreneurship at University of Technology Sydney, charged with… Read more »
Startup Muster has launched a public cry for help after losing government funding, with cofounder Murray Hurps explaining that replacement funding must be secured by April if the 2019 survey is to run.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has launched the UTS Startups program to encourage more students into startups.
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.
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.
Today Brisbane’s new $5 million innovation hub, The Capital has opened its doors to 200 of the state’s startups. The investment into the hub looks to create hundreds of new jobs in Queensland and aims to boost its startup ecosystem.
Fishburners announces expansion into Shanghai as Stone & Chalk launches Fintech Asia incubation exchange
Sydney coworking community Fishburners has announced it is planning to open a new space in Shanghai as Stone & Chalk launched its Fintech Asia incubation exchange program.
Girl Geek Academy’s SheHacks and Fishburners’ Female Founders Hackathon show future is bright for women in startups
Over a hundred women came together to launch new startups across two events this weekend, with Sydney coworking community Fishburners hosting its Female Founders Hackathon and Girl Geek Academy holding its third annual SheHacks event in Melbourne.
Fresh off celebrating its fifth birthday, Sydney coworking community Fishburners has announced the appointment of a new board and plans to move from its Ultimo home on Harris St and into the CBD as the demand for space grows.
ASX chief information officer Tim Thurman appointed chair of NSW Data Analytics Centre advisory board
Tim Thurman, chief information officer at the ASX, has been appointed chair of the advisory board for the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC).
Much has changed since February but 2015 Startup Muster report raises important issues ahead of Innovation Statement
The results of the second annual Startup Muster survey are in, and while some points may be a little dated given the survey was conducted across January and February this year and there has been much activity across the Australian startup ecosystem since, there were still important figures brought to light.
I’m Murray Hurps. For the past 16 years, I’ve been running, supporting and researching startups, including running Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup space, and Startup Muster, the most comprehensive survey of the Australian startup ecosystem. My expectations were understandably high when I left Australia to tour Israel, the “Startup Nation”. [Source: LinkedIn Pulse]
Sydney coworking space Fishburners has landed yet another big name partnership, announcing this week that National Australia Bank (NAB) has joined forces with the space to provide support for its startups.
Fishburners’ selective application process has allowed it to become one of Sydney’s premium startup hubs
By its very definition, a good coworking space isn’t just about the ping pong tables, nap pods, and coffee machine, but community. With Sydney’s Fishburners nestled between ABC, UTS, and TAFE buildings on Harris St in Ultimo, a street populated with more startups than on any other around Australia, you might be hard pressed to find a bigger community on just one road.