Startup Grind & Austrade hosts Official StartCon Launch Party

Nov 29, 2018, 7:00 – 10:00 AM

The New Hampton, 9 Bayswater Rd,, Potts Point, 2011

Join us to kick off the next 2 days with our partner Austrade, who will be there to discuss the Landing pads program.

In-person event

About this event

Australia's largest startup and growth conference is the cornerstone event for the community. Now in it’s 9th year, StartCon has gone from strength to strength, selling out 8 years in row and delivering exceptional value.

Get actionable insights from the world’s best to help accelerate your company through highly-measurable growth and marketing tactics.

The 2-day conference will feature world-famous keynote speakers from some of the largest companies in the world, 600+ startups, 150+ expo floor, networking events, Pitch for $1 Million competition, hackathon & the Annual Australasian Startup Awards ( )

Join us with partners Austrade for a fun-filled night of networking!

Check out what happened



Thursday, November 29, 2018
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM UTC


Networking, food & drinks
Welcome Remarks
More networking
Event concludes


  • David Kenney

    Startup Grind Sydney

    Chapter Director

  • Brendan Yell


    Chapter Director

  • Kim McIntosh

    buddee fitness


  • William Wang


Global sponsor

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About Startup Grind

This is Startup Grind. We are the world’s largest startup community.

Our Mission

To give startups everywhere the education and opportunities they need to build, grow, and scale their companies.

Our Values

We believe in making friends, not contacts. We believe in giving first, not taking. We believe in helping others before helping yourself.

Tools & Discounts for Startups

Take advantage of resources and offers provided by organizations we know and love, designed to help you navigate the startup journey.

Global Conference

Our annual flagship event in Silicon Valley brings together thousands of startup teams, investors and organizations from all over the world.

Join the Startup Membership

This membership gives you free access to networking, events, mentorship, office hours, and other exclusive opportunities curated by Startup Grind HQ.