Heaps of Tech Founders. Best value for money in Sydney. We are in the final stages of committing to a large space next door to St Leonards railway station. 657 Pacific Highway St Leonards (previously 100 Christie Street) exclusively for tech startup founders and their enablers (educators, investors, mentors and advisors). Come for the great […]Read more "New iCentral Space at St Leonards"
The New Ecosystem Metrics We might be turning a corner. There is no doubt we are at least 15 years into a macro wave that is seeing internet enabled businesses disrupt industry after industry globally. Many are cooked before they even realise it. But personally I think there are a few less obvious local Australian […]Read more "Seven Startup Ecosystem Leading Indicators Are Booming"
Opinion Piece by StartSoc Founder Pete Cooper ‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who can not learn, unlearn and relearn.’ – Alvin Tofler. Humans learn and create value for themselves and society in weirdly diverse ways. Learning usually doesn’t actually require lots of money. […]Read more "Peer Learning with Shoulders not Precincts"
Legends of Innovation For the first in our new series of posts on legends of innovation we cover the Fairlight CMI (Computer Musical Instrument) company from Sydney Australia made famous around the world by fellow legends like Stevie Wonder. This new series is focused on global scale tech startups that were ahead of their time […]Read more "Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument"
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?"
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"
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"
Your mission should you chose to accept it is – innovate – like your life depends on it.Read more "The Thin Emerald Line of Innovation"
Key insights from the master of innovation.Read more "Disruptive Innovation Refresh"
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"
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."