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"
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"
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"
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"
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"
Business Pitching Resources for Tech Startup Entrepreneurs and Enablers The Start Society is pleased to provide these resources for startups everywhere to use for running business pitching competitions. We have freely used criteria from major competitions especially SydStart. Why Pitch? There are so many reasons. Here are just a few: To get investment, get feedback, […]Read more "StartSoc Pitch Pack & Judging Criteria"
It is hard to beat a good joust, vigorous debates usually bring out the best results. Recent initiatives and publications The Start Society has been watching closely include – Australia Needs a Quest Probably one of the more interesting commentaries in recent years was from IntVen Director Mike Nicholls in a personal post on linkedin of […]Read more "Policy & Insight Roundup – Australian Tech Startups"
We are excited to announce iCentral.Co is now unofficially open at 234 Sussex St Sydney and our first members have moved in. Some awesome designer and recycled furniture has been moved in (loads and loads of stuff) and most of the charter members have now subscribed. We will continue to improve the space over time, […]Read more "iCentral is Open"
Pitching for the SydStart Qualifying Days is nearly two thirds complete. The 2nd of 3 days at the ASX Sydney is being held this Thu with another batch of 20 disruptive tech startups fighting it out to be a finalist in front of top grade judges from the industry. You can grab a discounted ticket […]Read more "SydStart 2014 Series is well underway"