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.
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Matt Jones decided to launch what he hopes will become a national event – and perhaps even a movement. The Modern Tradie Workshop will kick off on the 5th of September in Sydney, and is aimed at empowering tradies so that they can experience the full benefits of technology.
Aaron Wallace, Operations Director of Nudge Accounting, and Sean Moynihan, Federal Government specialist at PwC, will be presenting this MAP Master Class!
The Coder Factory, a Sydney-based Ruby on Rails coding school, has partnered with Adelaide coworking community Majoran Distillery to host the Beginner Coder Weekend Workshop.
Founders of Eventbrite, Julia and Kevin Hartz, are flying over from San Francisco to pay Sydney a visit. At 6pm on Monday 17th of March, they will be opening up about how they disrupted the ticket industry and raked in more than $2 billion in gross ticket sales since launching in 2006.
Pollenizer and muru-D are getting ready to hit the road, kicking off their Lean Startup Bootcamp series in Adelaide on March 19th. Over a period of two intense days, startups will go through five stages of the course.
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