Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 5 “Startup Weekend, Landing Pad & RocketSpace”

Day 5 9am – Coffee with Startup Weekend – https://startupweekend.org/ Having now run 6 Startup Weekends it was great to chat with John Beadle – head of Startup Weekend globally around his vision for where Startup Weekend is headed. Startup Weekend stats to date: 23,000+ teams have been formed 193,000+ Startup Weekend Alumni 150 countries[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 4 “Silicon Valley”​

Day 4 Crazy cool day… packed with sooooo many great opportunities to connect with game changers. 09:30 Bus to Mountain View Silicon Valley 11:00 – 11:45 500 Startups – http://500.co/ 500 startups have 3 permanent offices, San Francisco city, Silicon Valley & Mexico City 4 intakes a year, up to 40 startups per intake, 1600+[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 3 “San Francisco”​

Day 3 09:00 -11:00 Runway – http://www.runway.is/ Runway is a 30,000 sq ft coworking space with a capacity of 240 desks, on Market Street, inside the Twitter building. Stella the community manager highlighted 4 key focuses for Runway: Coworking Accelerator Events Corporate innovation Corporate innovation is connecting corporate partners with startups, the intention being to[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 2 “Denver”​

Day 2 10:30 11:30 SheEO – http://www.sheeo.world/ Heather MacKanzie SheEO Denver community leader. SheEO raised $1000 from 1000 women. $1,000,000. SheEO offers 10 women entrepreneurs (company must be at least 50% female owned and have at least $50k in revenue) interest free loans to develop their companies. Loan term is 5 years / 20 equal[…]

Startup Community Leadership Mission – Day 1 “Boulder, Colorado”​

Our CEO Troy Haines recently participated in a Startup Community Leadership Mission to the US… The following are some of his insights from the trip. We hope that they add value when building your ecosystem. Day 1. Insanely cool day. Thanks Startup Catalyst & Advance Qld   8:30 Bus from Denver to Boulder 10:00 Boomtown[…]

Innovation Weekend Massive Success

2.5 Day Innovation Weekend 43 participants (including 7 businesses / teams, 10 mentors Innovation Showcase including VR, Drones, 3D printer & Makers stuff, Beaconing, 3D painting / VR, Green screen tech 2 part time jobs were created at the event alone An Australian first event The first business Innovation Weekend in Australia. 7 regional businesses[…]

Innovation Weekend

  Media Release: Cairns to host Australia’s first ever Innovation Weekend for SME’s. With 4 years’ experience in working on the cold face with startup’s and established business’s, theSPACE Australasia has worked with hundreds of small businesses, teaching them the fundamentals of turning ideas into reality. Over this duration they have identified a number of[…]

Ecosystem Checklist

One of the biggest challenges in building out a startup & innovation ecosystem is to know where your Ecosystem is, in terms of development. To make this easy, we’ve developed a tool “Startup & Innovation Ecosystem Checklist” to help you identify where the gaps are in your ecosystem. The ecosystem checklist will help you to[…]

Emerging Entrepreneurs & Regional Brain Drain

Whilst all regions are different, is it fair to say that there are some inherit challenges that are similar across regional areas in Australia and around the world: declines in traditional industries, a boom-and-bust economic cycle, and a scarcity of “good jobs”. With young talent facing a choice between moving to the big cities or staying behind[…]

Technology Innovation & Management Review – Special Issue

Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Australia The Technology Innovation Management Review (TIM Review) is an international publication which provides insights about the issues and emerging trends relevant to launching and growing technology businesses. The TIM Review focuses on the theories, strategies, and tools that help small and large technology companies succeed. This month’s editorial theme is Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Australia. The[…]