“The latest data says we are failing REALLY fast in global terms and need to work together. The rest of the world is moving much faster and we are being destroyed because of our own inaction,” writes Pete Cooper, Founder of The Start Society. [Source: The Start Society]
On Monday Freelancer announced in a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) that it had appointed Pete Cooper to the position of Regional Director, heading up media, communications and business development across Australasia. Cooper replaces outgoing Director Nikki Parker.
Last night in Sydney a decent sized proportion of the local startup community gathered for a fireside chat and Q&A with Dave McClure of 500 Startups. What I loved about this guy is his no bullshit approach in what can be sometimes a pretty diplomatic community. Here are some of my favourite quotes of the night.