Australia

Melbourne

Upcoming Events

Derek Andersen
Tuesday, May 24

Derek Andersen

Startup Grind

Derek is the founder and CEO of Startup Grind, a community of 200 Chapters in 80 countries designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Startup Grind's values of giving, helping others, and making friends have spread across the world. Since 2012 SG has hosted 3000 events for 150,000 entrepreneurs. In 2009 Derek founded Vaporware Labs, incubating many products including Startup Grind and professional social network Commonred, acquired by Income.com in 2012. Previously, he worked at Electronic Arts. He lives in Palo Alto with his wife and three children.

View Details
Niki Scevak
Wednesday, June 29

Niki Scevak

Blackbird Ventures

Niki is a co-founder of Blackbird Ventures. Prior to Blackbird Ventures, he founded Startmate, one of Australia’s leading accelerators. Before that he founded Homethinking, a US-based online real estate site which helps home owners choose a selling real estate agent by ranking agents on their sales history and customer reviews.

View Details
Sarah Hamilton
Wednesday, July 20

Sarah Hamilton

Bellabox

Sarah Hamilton is the CEO of bellabox, a beauty subscription service and online store. bellabox was founded in October 2011 by twin sisters Sarah and Emily Hamilton. It has raised over $7 million in funding to date. Investors include Allure Media, Elevation Capital, SquarePeg Ventures and Apex Capital Partners. Bellabox is Australia’s number one beauty subscription service and ecommerce platform.

View Details

Past Events

Nathan Chan

Nathan Chan

Alan Jones

Alan Jones

Elaine Stead

Elaine Stead

Christian Mischler

Christian Mischler

Chrys Bader-Wechseler

Chrys Bader-Wechseler

Charlie Wood

Charlie Wood

Matt Bullock

Matt Bullock

Craig Blair

Craig Blair

Hon Julia Gillard

Hon Julia Gillard

Peter Shankman

Peter Shankman

Adrian Stone

Adrian Stone

Gabby Leibovich

Gabby Leibovich

Gen George

Gen George

Mathew Jacobson

Mathew Jacobson

Vaughan Rowsell

Vaughan Rowsell

Danny Gorog and Eytan Lenko

Danny Gorog and Eytan Lenko

Caroline & Melissa Shawyer

Caroline & Melissa Shawyer

Ruslan Kogan

Ruslan Kogan

Domenic Carosa

Domenic Carosa

Collis Ta'eed

Collis Ta'eed

Greg Roebuck

Greg Roebuck

Laura Mckenzie

Laura Mckenzie

Justin Dry and Andre Eikmeier

Justin Dry and Andre Eikmeier

Paul Bassat

Paul Bassat

Diana Williams

Diana Williams

Adam Schwab

Adam Schwab

Kevin & Julia Hartz

Kevin & Julia Hartz

Susan Wu

Susan Wu

Tessa Court

Tessa Court

Gavin Appel

Gavin Appel

Roy Hui

Roy Hui

Heath Kilgour

Heath Kilgour

Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler

Alan Noble

Alan Noble

Stuart B. Richardson

Stuart B. Richardson

Jordan Green

Jordan Green

Patrick Llewellyn

Patrick Llewellyn

Rick Chen

Rick Chen

Mikkel Svane

Mikkel Svane

Martin Hosking

Martin Hosking

World's Largest Holiday Startup Party with Adioso

World's Largest Holiday Startup Party with Adioso

Tom Howard

Tom Howard

Chris Ridd

Chris Ridd

Stuart Mcleod

Stuart Mcleod

Brent Chandler

Brent Chandler

Global Sponsor

Local Sponsors

Local Partners

Brought to you by

From the Blog

Underwear Gnomes and Startup's

Startup Grind Buffalo hosted Niall Wallace (Infonaut) last night, and Niall had some great advice for entrepreneurs relating to South Park's underwear gnomes.

0

Susan Wu counsels startups to question the core of what they do


Investor and adviser, Susan Wu, has worked on the early developments of some of the most revered consumer technology startups, including Twitter, Square, Findery, Canva and Jawbone, amongst others. Having recently relocated from San Francisco to Melbourne, she now heads up the Australian arm of Stripe – a service that makes it easier to process transactions online and through mobile apps. A venerated hacker and entrepreneur, Wu was named as one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business" and the "Most Influential Women in Technology” by Fast Company. The San Jose Mercury News also proclaimed her as one of the "10 Most Influential People in Silicon Valley".

0

Learn. Play. Connect.

0