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.
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.
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, 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.