Guy Kawasaki loves Australia; between the gun control, the fact we don’t have to show identification to take a domestic flight, and compulsory voting, he reckons it’s a pretty good place to be.
Aussie founders have a chance to rub shoulders with startup royalty and hear from over 70 speakers at the first-ever Startup Grind Asia Pacific event, presented by MYOB.
The Startup Grind Conference is coming down under for the first time, with Melbourne set to host a two day event headlined by Guy Kawasaki in early December.
Perceptar is the name of Chris Joannou’s pet project which allows users to see through the phone of friends and random followers alike. Anyone that is filming live on the network in ‘public’ mode’ will be able to see what your phone sees.
On March 12th, Startup Grind Adelaide will be featuring Jindou Lee, Co-Founder and CEO of Happy Inspector. Lee grew up in Adelaide, worked for some of the well known local web studios and gaming companies. In 2012, he co-founded Happy Inspector – a user-friendly iPad app that saves property managers 75 percent of their time when creating inspection reports.
On the 24th of February, Startup Grind will be featuring Andre Eikmeier, who started a community site for wine lovers, and then went on to launch wine subscription company, Vinomofo in 2011 with Justin Dry and Leigh Morgan
Michael Fox, Co-Founder of Shoes of Prey, will be presenting at Startup Grind Sydney tonight at Fishburners.
Startup Grind is now in 50 cities, across 20 countries and an audience of over 40,000 entrepreneurs. Today they announced their global partnership of being powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.
Denmark has many great exports. My personal favourites would have to be Manchester United goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel, rockabilly-metal band Volbeat, Carlsberg and the country’s multi-platform customer support and service desk management solution. Of course, I’m talking about Zendesk.
Startup Grind is an event series designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. We welcome amazing speakers who share their stories with our community and tells us what worked, what didn’t, and what they’ll do differently next time. It’s an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.
Startup Grind, the community of founders, entrepreneurs and ‘wantrapraneurs’, was established in February 2010 in Silicon Valley, by Derek Andersen of RedCommand and TechCrunch fame. The Grind has since expanded rapidly and now has 36 chapters ranging from places such as LA, New York and London to Budapest, Guangzhou, Tel Aviv and most recently, Melbourne.
We’ve all been there. You come up with a seemingly awesome idea but after going through the motions in your head you refuse to pursue it further. You call dealbreaker. For some reason or another, you felt that the idea would not be worth the time, effort or money involved and would probably not scale.
Startup Grind Melbourne Welcomes Chris Ridd, CEO of Xero.com. Chris Ridd has been Managing Director of Australia at Xero Limited since February 2011. Mr. Ridd has more than 20 years in the Australian IT industry – the last 15 years at Microsoft. His experience spans a range of disciplines including enterprise sales and marketing, product management, strategic planning, business analysis, channel development and people management. He was Director of the Microsoft Dynamics Business Group for Australia.