Nikki Durkin (99Dresses)

Mar 22, 2017, 7:00 – 10:00 AM

Hall Chadwick, Level 40, 2 Park St, Sydney, 2000

Come and listen to the founder of 99Dresses Nikki Durkin. Nikki's story is one of both success and failure.

In-person event

About this event

Nikki started her first successful online business at 15, and at 18 she started 99dresses - an online fashion trading platform for women. 

During her journey, she was accepted into Y Combinator (the #1 startup accelerator in the world), raised money from prominent Silicon Valley investors, moved to New York City from Australia, and experienced a myriad of startup successes and failures. 

After 99dresses, Nikki moved back to Australia to found CodeMakers - a virtual coding school for kids.

Nikki's received many accolades including an AIIA iAward, being named one of Sydney Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People, and being a top 3 finalist in Cosmopolitan Magazine's 'Fun, Fearless Female Of The Year' Awards. 

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  • Nikki Durkin




Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • David Kenney

    Startup Grind Sydney

    Chapter Director

  • Brendan Yell


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  • Kim McIntosh

    buddee fitness


  • William Wang


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