StartSoc helps entrepreneurs help themselves While other parties in the ecosystem are important such as investors and educators, it is the entrepreneurs, the hackers, hipsters and hustlers (also known as the developers, designers and business executors) that are the heart of the ecosystem. Our focus is tech startups & ecosystem enablers We support all parties in the […]Read more "Why did we create The Start Society?"
We are still negotiating but what do you think? We’d love your feedback. We probably can’t afford it but we are giving it a shot. Any corporate sponsors out there want some innovation? Check those awesome views. Lots of meeting rooms and team rooms. Huge desks and a special bonus room for interns or casuals […]Read more "New Proposed StartSoc Space #iC2 at 320 Pitt St Sydney 2000"
We Don’t Plug Books but This One Is Different We don’t normally plug new books but this one is a global handbook for tech startups trying to scale. It is by a serial entrepreneur and more importantly someone that is taking thinking forward in our industry in a practical way. You can pre-order for $25 […]Read more "Scaling Lean – New Book by Ash Maurya"
StartSoc is closing our iCentralCo coworking space at 234 Sussex due to the building being bulldozed and redeveloped by our landlord. All our other products (current and work-in-progress) will continue as usual but we need to sell all the furniture – so make an offer HERE – ASAP and we are giving extra special deals to […]Read more "Furniture For Startups – Fire Sale"
This week is our best ever. Three world class Australians leading their fields. Feb 2: Ric Richardson Inventor & Mentor with many many patents and successes Feb 3: Jo Burston Inspiring Leader & Serial Entrepreneur with a string of businesses Feb 10: Dain Hedgepeth Gamer & Skater App Founder with 30m Sessions and counting Grab […]Read more "Three World Class Speakers in One Week – FEB 2016"
Inspirational Australian entrepreneur and community leader Jo Burston is coming to speak at The Start Society this week. Jo Burston is a rare and remarkable women by any measure. I have lost count of how many businesses Jo has created but think it is about eight (at least). Her most recent success is the global movement […]Read more "Jo Burston Famous Entrepreneur at StartSoc"
World famous Australian inventor, serial innovator and holder of many many patents, it is hard to find the right words to describe Ric Richardson. Some people call Ric Richardson the $300m man after his successful lawsuit against a multinational for using his Uniloc software license security intellectual property. Other people call Ric a mentor for his […]Read more "Ric Richardson Inventor at StartSoc"
Wow this is a RARE opportunity to meet and talk to a home grown global success story. The Start Society is pleased to announce our first major gaming vertical speaker of the year. A one of kind software developer with over 50 million sessions clocked up and that is just on his most recent game. […]Read more "Skate App Founder At StartSoc"
The 2016 Annual General Meeting for The Start Society will be held at iCentralCo by StartSoc Level 3, 234 Sussex St Sydney NSW 2000 January 27, 12:30 for BYO sandwich lunch. This notice has already appeared in internal member-only contact channels. Draft agenda is available for comment here.Read more "StartSoc AGM 27 Jan 2016"
Your mission should you chose to accept it is – innovate – like your life depends on it.Read more "The Thin Emerald Line of Innovation"
Time to celebrate!Read more "End Of Year Party 2015 at StartSoc"
Key insights from the master of innovation.Read more "Disruptive Innovation Refresh"
Yet another first from The Start Society. We help tech entrepreneurs really succeed.Read more "New Huge Desks & Intern Surprise"
Hard stats: Why StartSoc is rapidly becoming one of the best performing tech startup communities around.Read more "We Make Founders Lives Suck 49% Less"
Events at The Start Society for the first half of November 2015Read more "November Speakers"
We recently published some great photos of the iCentral spaces in Sydney and Yangon and the teams and also some recent events, so check em out here.Read more "Photos of iCentralCo"
It Is Time for a National Summit About this Tech Startup Ecosystem Opportunity. Our industry is in flames, lets fix it in 2015. We have had a few positive wins in the tech startup ecosystem in recent weeks and actually pretty consistently in the last 3-5 years but lets get back to basics for a […]Read more "All Levels Of Government Are Failing Tech Startups in Australia"
Want to make the world a better place? Most of us do but have limited opportunities to do so in an empowered group using startup technology and techniques that have real leverage. With an awesome team of devoted social impact entrepreneurs led by Marc Englaro, Startup Social in conjunction with The Start Society is running […]Read more "Social Impact Startups at iCentral 26th Aug 2015"
It just goes to show you don’t need to take the money from the first investor to show interest in your business.Read more "$5 Million Revenue In Just One Startup Pitch"
In 1975 a Kodak Employee invented the digital camera, his bosses made him hide it. Kodak went bankrupt (see note 1). In 1999 Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard coined the phrase ‘disruptive innovation’ in the context of tech startup companies challenging entrenched market leaders with less capital, time and resources. in the last 10 years […]Read more "Why Enterprises Need Startups: The Boiling Frog."