Conversation with the founders of FanTipper, the cashless tip jar

Conversation with the founders of FanTipper, the cashless tip jar

As someone who is absolutely in love with the food and arts scene of Melbourne, I am always ...

Insights from RISE 2017 – the future reimagined in blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and storytelling

Insights from RISE 2017 – the future reimagined in blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and storytelling

The first day of RISE with over 14,000 attendees made up of startups, entrepreneurs, unicorn founders, VCs, journos and ...

Gearing up for the RISE 2017 Conference in Hong Kong

Gearing up for the RISE 2017 Conference in Hong Kong

After months of anticipation, last minute travel bookings and a mad rush to the Melbourne airport, I finally ...

Microsatellite startup Bluefield on a mission to track methane emissions from space

Microsatellite startup Bluefield on a mission to track methane emissions from space

Very recently, I had a fascinating conversation with Israeli space entrepreneur Yotam Ariel, founder and CEO of Bluefield. ...

Making sense of web development without programming knowledge

Making sense of web development without programming knowledge

If you have ever contemplated creating your own website or seriously following your app idea, and felt like ...

Micro-influencer marketplace Tribe goes global with UK launch

Micro-influencer marketplace Tribe goes global with UK launch

Founder Jules Lund (front row on the left) with the team at Tribe which has just launched in the ...

Qantas promises innovative startup-corporate partnerships at AVRO Accelerator Roadshow

Qantas promises innovative startup-corporate partnerships at AVRO Accelerator Roadshow

Last week, the team behind AVRO, the newly announced startup and scaleup accelerator program of Qantas Airways was ...

Delving deep into the world of Refni founder Xiao Han Drummond

Delving deep into the world of Refni founder Xiao Han Drummond

Over the past couple of months, I have been following the startup journey of my very good friend ...

Silicon Valley Founders Holly Liu and Shruti Shah share their startup stories

Silicon Valley Founders Holly Liu and Shruti Shah share their startup stories

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8th, Startup Grind Melbourne hosted two incredible female founders ...

Smart farming with AgriWebb’s digital livestock management solution

Smart farming with AgriWebb’s digital livestock management solution

The word ‘tech’ often conjures up images of sleek inner city companies disrupting and transforming service industries such ...

Winning Instagram hacks from serial entrepreneur Gretta van Riel

Winning Instagram hacks from serial entrepreneur Gretta van Riel

Instagram, with a network of over half a billion followers is one of the most valuable mediums for ...

Jennifer Fein shares an expat’s guide to the Aussie startup scene

Jennifer Fein shares an expat’s guide to the Aussie startup scene

After eight years of experiencing the intensity of life that is New York, Jennifer Fein decided it was ...

sleepbus Founder’s Mission to End Australians Sleeping Out on the Streets

sleepbus Founder’s Mission to End Australians Sleeping Out on the Streets

How the sleepbus story began Just over eighteen months ago in the Melbourne suburb of Saint Kilda, entrepreneur ...

The Future Of Investment Advice With Clover CEO Harry Chemay

The Future Of Investment Advice With Clover CEO Harry Chemay

Before founding the fintech startup Clover, Harry Chemay had spent over a decade as a financial planner advising ...

Hexo+ Drone – a case study in great technology design with Sogilis Australia

Hexo+ Drone – a case study in great technology design with Sogilis Australia

Drones have taken the world by storm in the past few years because of the tremendous potential this ...

Creative inspiration from Social Entrepreneur and Innovator – Tania de Jong AM

Creative inspiration from Social Entrepreneur and Innovator – Tania de Jong AM

A 2015 CEDA report predicts that up to 60% of the current Australian labour force is at risk ...

Essential lessons on startup branding – a conversation with designer Matthew On

Essential lessons on startup branding – a conversation with designer Matthew On

In his book “Steve Jobs”, Walter Isaacson writes about how the apple founder was a pioneer in infusing ...

Newest entrant in the Melbourne Startup Scene – an inside look at myPSR

Newest entrant in the Melbourne Startup Scene – an inside look at myPSR

Although somewhat cliched, the adage ‘simplicity is the ultimate sophistication’ is what best describes myPSR in a nutshell. ...

Crowdfunding in Australia – Pozible and beyond

Crowdfunding in Australia – Pozible and beyond

In my previous post, I talked about how crowdfunding is taking off as a non-traditional and disruptive fundraising ...

How do I fund an Aussie Startup? – Here are 5 ways to go about it!

How do I fund an Aussie Startup? – Here are 5 ways to go about it!

Over the past few weeks, I attended a few networking events around Melbourne that focussed on securing Startup ...

Little Rice from the Land of Dragons – The story of Xiaomi

Little Rice from the Land of Dragons – The story of Xiaomi

In his new book, ‘Little Rice: Smartphones, Xiaomi and the Chinese Dream’, author Clay Shirky narrates the story of ...

Startup Grind – An entrepreneurs’ evening with the co-founder of HotelQuickly

Startup Grind – An entrepreneurs’ evening with the co-founder of HotelQuickly

The vibrant and eclectic Melbourne startup scene attracts people from far and wide. Chris Joannou, the Chapter Director ...

Lean Startup – Required reading for all entrepreneurs

Lean Startup – Required reading for all entrepreneurs

Over the Christmas holidays, as I was revisiting the year gone by and writing down my plans for ...

Shu’s Green Patch is born

Shu’s Green Patch is born

Introducing to the cyberspace, a blog written and published out of quirky and innovative Melbourne that aims to ...