Businesses based in central Sydney are ideally located to create and grow successful global enterprises, according to a leading Australian startup entrepreneur.
Code Like a Girl is dedicated to giving girls the skills and confidence to flourish as women in the heavily male-dominated tech industry, whatever coding pathway they wish to pursue. We asked Code Like a Girl co-founder, Vanessa Doake, to share her story and thoughts.
Kim Walsh, HubSpot's Global Director of Startups has been at HubSpot for over 7 years. Having started her career there in sales, she shares with us her thoughts on sales for startups and increasing the pace of innovation.
We interviewed Jordan Lomax and Sophie Overington, the two female co-founders behind Leasy. Here's their story.
We interviewed Seiya, one of the Co-Founders of an EduTech startup, V-KAIWA, and had a peek into his startup journey.
TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT V-KAIWA
V-KAIWA is a virtual reality language learning startup. We contextualise lesson plans through an immersive virtual reality environment. The teacher and students are placed in different scenarios to facilitate learning – for example, in a restaurant or on a safari. To break it down – V-KAIWA is a combination of Virtual Reality and the Japanese word for communication which is “KAIWA”. So we connect you to a different language and help you learn how to converse in a totally new way.
Now you know just how important networking is, we’re going to give you a head start on the tips and tricks of the trade.
Networking is essentially having a conversation with someone. There is no specific recipe you must use but there are secrets we’d like to share with you. We didn’t create three networking sessions for our attendees without some tips on how to optimise each conversation.
It’s interesting how the concept of networking was natural to us even when we could barely speak. Cast your mind back to when you were little. Before you went to preschool, your human network was only your family. But on your first day of preschool, you met your first friend who introduced you to their best friend and that’s when your group of friends grew and grew and grew.
Essentially, networking in business is developing a system of support and contacts, building your contact base through events and other various social or business opportunities. The wider your network is, the more contacts you have in more places and the more support you have. It’s as simple as that. Still not convinced? Keep reading.
Techboard’s inaugural annual celebration of Trending Australian Startups and Young Tech Companies, the Techboard 2017 awards will be taking place in Sydney on the evening 30 November 2017. The event will be brought to you by Techboard and StartCon, Australia’s largest Startup Conference and is sponsored by MYOB.
The struggle is real. Did you tell yourself at the start of the year that you would be rich and motivated but you’re still poor and haven’t begun your startup? Not to fear, StartCon 2017 is here!