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The LEEAP Project, Episode 8 – Washington.

- February 13, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

This week Simon touches down in the place where the power players of the entire country come to play, but is Washington just a place for senators and presidents? Come with us as we explore the not so well known [to us anyway] world of Washington startups, you’ll be very surprised at what we discover!

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Leeap Project, Episode 6 – Austin, Texas.

- January 29, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

This week Simon heads to Austin, Texas. From Hidden rooms behind bookcases to a 22,000 foot startup space to hangout at. It seems that if Silicon Valley is the place that focuses on more social ventures than Austin is more about working in the B2B space. In this episode we talk to the CEO’s of Whoosh Traffic and Director of SXSW Hugh Forrest.

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The Leeap Project Episode One – LA

- December 17, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

Over the next 10 weeks we will see Melbourne based entrepreneur Simon Walker explore 10 US startup cities in 20 days. In the first episode we look at the LA scene and some of the awesome stuff they are doing there as they grow their tech scene.

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Connect2Mums

- July 10, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

I recently got the chance to go along to the AusMumpreneur event held here in Melbourne, hosted by Connect2Mums. The Connect2Mums community is growing daily across the country, as is the support they are able to provide to mothers thinking about taking the plunge and starting their own business. I was able to catchup after… Read more »

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Startup Weekend Melbourne

- July 4, 2012 2 MIN READ

Hey guys! I had the great privilege of attending and reporting the recent Startup Weekend event here in Melbourne down at York Butter Factory and I wanted to share with you a small summary of those crazy 54 hours… Startup Weekend focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of… Read more »

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AngelCube Melbourne

- June 24, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

On a mind-numbingly cold Friday morning, we headed down to one of Melbourne’s hottest co-working spaces Inspire9 in Richmond to have a chat to the all of the Angel Cube crew. Every friday morning the teams practise and refine their pitches – during which we were lucky enough to sit in, watch and ask questions.… Read more »

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Launch48 Melbourne

- June 6, 2012 2 MIN READ

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Launch48 program held at York Butter Factory here in Melbourne. The aim of Launch48 is to bring together participants from different backgrounds and levels of experience in the web industry to think/plan/develop and launch one or multiple web apps in one weekend. This is an… Read more »