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Sydstart: Uncovering the secrets to hyper hockey stick growth

- September 23, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

When it comes to events in the Australian startup ecosystem, one of the premium events that has been operating for the past five years now is Sydstart – The largest startup and growth conference to ever be held in the country. The first Sydstart ever was founded by Pete Cooper and held in 2012 at Darling Harbour and had over 1000 startups in attendance. This year the conference will be held in the centre of the city at Sydney’s Town Hall and the audience numbers are expected to exceed 2000.


Our Live Radio MVP Experiment: What did we learn?

- September 4, 2014 5 MIN READ

On Tuesday at SydStart 2014, Startup Daily decided to run a bit of an experiment.

We decided to run a live audio broadcast via the website for the whole day. I have been wanting to do some live broadcasting activities on the site for a long time. I am a huge fan of podcasts and radio style interviews. I think they create a different level of depth to the conversation that you sometimes lose with the written word.


SydStart 2014 finalists announced

- August 27, 2014 2 MIN READ

This year, over 220 people expressed interest in pitching at SydStart 2014. Eighty semi-finalists were chosen from that pool – each of whom have ventures focusing on scalable, productised web and mobile technology, as well as tech startups that are in big markets. The finalists took part in four rounds of screening at the ASX, and each semi-finalist was scored by multiple judges according to five judging criteria. The top 10 were chosen to pitch on the main stage.


Highlights of the Week [Must Reads]

- January 11, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

Because media IS our business, we obviously spend any spare moments we have trawling the web looking at interesting articles, blogs, stories and opinions across the world’s startup landscape. On a Friday every second week we will be collating all of these into a post for you to scan through and read at your leisure. We have labelled the links with our description of why we think you should read them.


SydStart a HUGE Success for Sydney’s Startup Community

- September 11, 2012 4 MIN READ

Things kicked off with a panel discussion from people that had done “stuff” – Mike Cannon Brookes [Atlassian] Dominic O’Hanlon [Investor] and Andrew Rogers [] all joined Peter Cooper [founder, Sydstart] on stage. One of the big take aways was the focus on having the right team in place and focusing on the customer and what they want as being the key drivers to success


Event: SydStart 2012 Spring!

- August 23, 2012 < 1 MIN READ

SydStart is operated by the (mainly tech) startup community for the whole startup community and all speakers are volunteers and all funds are reinvested in the event, we are expecting over 1,200 paid conference and expo delegates to the next event with around 100 companies exhibiting and speaking/pitching.