Coworking community Fishburners has announced Pandora Shelley as its next chief executive officer, taking over from Annie Parker, who will step down from the position of interim CEO at the end of February.
Fishburners has announced that Murray Hurps will be stepping down from his role as CEO, with Annie Parker set to take the position of in his place.
Today Brisbane’s new $5 million innovation hub, The Capital has opened its doors to 200 of the state’s startups. The investment into the hub looks to create hundreds of new jobs in Queensland and aims to boost its startup ecosystem.
Sydney coworking community Fishburners has announced it is planning to open a new space in Shanghai as Stone & Chalk launched its Fintech Asia incubation exchange program.
Over a hundred women came together to launch new startups across two events this weekend, with Sydney coworking community Fishburners hosting its Female Founders Hackathon and Girl Geek Academy holding its third annual SheHacks event in Melbourne.
Fresh off celebrating its fifth birthday, Sydney coworking community Fishburners has announced the appointment of a new board and plans to move from its Ultimo home on Harris St and into the CBD as the demand for space grows.
Tim Thurman, chief information officer at the ASX, has been appointed chair of the advisory board for the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC).
The results of the second annual Startup Muster survey are in, and while some points may be a little dated given the survey was conducted across January and February this year and there has been much activity across the Australian startup ecosystem since, there were still important figures brought to light.
I’m Murray Hurps. For the past 16 years, I’ve been running, supporting and researching startups, including running Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup space, and Startup Muster, the most comprehensive survey of the Australian startup ecosystem. My expectations were understandably high when I left Australia to tour Israel, the “Startup Nation”. [Source: LinkedIn Pulse]
Sydney coworking space Fishburners has landed yet another big name partnership, announcing this week that National Australia Bank (NAB) has joined forces with the space to provide support for its startups.
By its very definition, a good coworking space isn’t just about the ping pong tables, nap pods, and coffee machine, but community. With Sydney’s Fishburners nestled between ABC, UTS, and TAFE buildings on Harris St in Ultimo, a street populated with more startups than on any other around Australia, you might be hard pressed to find a bigger community on just one road.
There 2014 Startup Muster survey revealed some interesting data, it also clearly demonstrated that equality is still a red flag for the technology space.
A new startup-focused media company has entered into the fray, with the launch of This Week In Startups Australia (TWISTA). The podcast will follow a similar format to its US counterpart This Week in Startups (TWIST) founded by entrepreneur and investor Jason Calacanis.
Mathew Beeche interviews Murray Hurps from startup AdMuncher and Fishburners, discussing everything from scaling a tech venture to the startup scene in Australia.
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It may not be obvious, but Startup Muster may just be one of the best initiatives of the year. Launched today, Startup Muster is a survey of the Australian startup community, that will detail what Australia has accomplished every year.