Reinventure has announced the appointment of Kara Frederick as General Partner, to strengthen its ability to help Aussie fintech’s expand into the US.
On-demand photography startup Snappr has announced today its expansion into the US with the opening of a San Francisco office and backing from YCombinator.
Free Electrons is a global accelerator program allowing startups to work collaboratively with industry on new products and services.
Canva has announced today the introduction of new productivity tools that will allow users to visualise, embed and host data.
Dexus Property Group has today announced a partnership with RocketSpace that will see the launch of a series of campuses across Australia.
Aussie Founders Network launches in Silicon Valley to support Australians building businesses overseas
The Aussie Founders Network is looking to support founders, investors, and industry advisors with the aim of building a network of Australian-founded tech companies globally with a valuation of $100 billion.
Moving to the US? You can head to Silicon Valley, or you can follow GetSwift’s route and head to the Big Apple, the undisputed epicentre of business in the US.
I’ve been in the Bay Area for almost two years and the biggest learning curve I see for Aussie founders centres on the business culture and the subtle, unwritten rules that exist in the tech industry here. One of the most nuanced cultural differences is around how to get and make introductions.
Ping pong has become somewhat synonymous with global startup ‘culture’ today, in fact entire movements have been launched because of the deep connection between the startup world and our love of the game.
Every region dreams of becoming an innovation hub like Silicon Valley – the foundation for tomorrow’s startups. But none have been able to successfully recreate the ‘magic’ that inhabits the region.