Silicon Valley-based tech companies Prezi and Tilt have teamed up to offer two university students the chance to hang out with tech luminaries in San Francisco next year, with all flight and accommodation costs paid for.
Look, I get it folks – the obsession Australian startups have with Silicon Valley is in a lot of ways healthy. Striving to attain the level of success they have there is a good thing, and pushing our ecosystem to perform at its best is never going to be viewed as anything less than admirable.
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.
Silicon Valley lawyer Richard Horton from Squire Sanders will be coming back to Fishburners to deliver his presentation, Angel and Venture Financing for Australian startups in Silicon Valley.
Many prominent figures in the startup space believe Australia is having its own Silicon Valley moment. We’re seeing more and more entrepreneurs experimenting with technology and launching startups. But it’s not all sunny on the horizon. Can Australia compete on the global stage?
There will be many people that will probably not be too fond of startup Hate You Cards and perhaps even go as far to say that it encourages bullying.
There has always been hype around Silicon Valley – it’s warranted of course, San Fran has birthed many amazing startups and founders in it’s time. But being smack bang in the Asia Pac region, should Aussie Startups be looking closer to home for a mass market to explore?
Multi-award winning business woman Yvette Adams, has been selected as one of ten women across Australia to go on the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to the tech capital of the world – Silicon Valley in California, USA. Her company, The Creative Collective, which is based out of Maroochydore, is a leading digital media and training agency servicing clients around Australia which she founded in 2007 from home after the birth of her second child.
Connecting Australia’s innovation community to investors and influencers, Silicon Valley’s leading startup network AlwaysOn is pleased to announce the first addition of AO Australia to its 2013 world tour in Sydney at Doltone House on April 11 and 12. AlwaysOn’s goal is simple—to help innovative companies accelerate the pace at which they connect with top investors, partners and customers in the Global Silicon Valley. A trade mission that will see leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs come to Australia to meet with local businesses will also support the event.
Over the past 9 weeks our Blogger Simon Walker has shared with us his 20 day adventure in which he looked at the startup scene of 10 US cities, the final episode airs this week on shoestring.com.au – so let’s have a look back over the past 9 weeks at the previous episodes.
Enter for a chance to win a trip to San Francisco to experience life at the heart of the world’s best technology companies for a week. First we will put you through a full scholarship of our Front-end Web development course and then fly you over to the valley to hang out with the tech and design teams at Google, Twitter and Uber.
Sydney based Elcom Technology Inc, a global provider of enterprise web content management solutions, is the latest home-grown technology company to take advantage of the services provided by NSW Trade & Investment’s new Business Office in San Francisco.
Sometimes you just need a hilarious KickArse video to explain what a product does, it worked wonders for Dollar Shave Club and this one for Sean Parkers new venture Airtime is just as educationally hilarious on covering the product. He is selling us the best Internet you have ever had. I joined last night and I have to say it’s pretty cool – once you join, it’s as simple as choosing particular friends you may want to chat with or you can select people via their interests.
If you are ever looking for a different style of interview with THE BIGGEST names in Silicon Valley – You can’t go past Jesse Draper aka the Valley Girl and her Internet TV Show. She really is a gifted individual bringing the right balance of humour, light heartedness and hard hitting technical questions.