growth hacking

Opportunities in the Growing Space Economy

Opportunities in the Growing Space Economy

Jason Crusan is from a small startup you may have heard of… called NASA. He’s the director of their Advanced Exploration Systems division, which is itself part of NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. He came to speak at StartCon to update you all on changes in the space industry – and the huge opportunities ahead within that sector.

Silicon Valley Heavyweights at Pinterest and Twilio Announced as Speakers at StartCon 2016.

Silicon Valley Heavyweights at Pinterest and Twilio Announced as Speakers at StartCon 2016.

The Head of Growth (Casey Winters, Pinterest) and VP of Product Management (Patrick Malatack, Twilio) join a dozen Silicon Valley technology veterans arrive in Sydney to teach Australian startups how to grow to the next level on November 26 & 27.

10 Growth Hackers You Need To Follow

10 Growth Hackers You Need To Follow

No matter what stage of the growth cycle your business is in, you’ve got plenty to gain from reading the articles and essays these experts have written. The content written by these folks will give you the most value for your time, and I recommend you bookmark this page so you can refer to it later, or add these blogs to your RSS feed. 

"Going Global: Launching Finder.com" an expert talk with Fred Schebesta

"Going Global: Launching Finder.com" an expert talk with Fred Schebesta

"Don't be Times Square" 

More than 50 StartCon entrepreneurs joined us for a night of key insights from Founder of Finder.com and Finder.com.au, Fred Schebesta. The focus of the talk was going global: how, when, and why. Having launched in the US last year, Fred was keen to impart some lessons learned. 

Chris Hexton on growing through content: A case study

Chris Hexton on growing through content: A case study

"We've never raised any money"

Even if you have the best product in the world, with no customers, your business is going no where. 

For some businesses, online content is a great first step to growing your customers. 

At a recent StartCon event, Chris Hexton, CEO and Founder of Vero, went into detail about how this strategy worked for Vero.

Diajeng Lestari and Zaky on Growing an Indonesian Startup

Diajeng Lestari and Zaky on Growing an Indonesian Startup

E-commerce is changing consumer habits, and online shops are sprouting all over the world, giving these businesses access to a broader market.

At the SydStart 2015 Fireside Chat, Freelancer.com Sr. Vice President for Growth Willix Halim spoke with the CEOs behind two of Indonesia’s leading e-commerce platforms. They discussed about Indonesian startups and enumerated growth hacking strategies behind their huge success.

Alaister Low on Keys to Success in Internet Marketing

Alaister Low on Keys to Success in Internet Marketing

“Everything You Know About Internet Marketing is Wrong.” 

That’s Alaister Low’s straightforward introduction to his SydStart 2015 keynote presentation. Alaister is the Senior Director of Warrior Forum and Warrior Payments. Alaister shared fresh insights on internet marketing with the crowd at SydStart and especially pointed out that startups, growth, funding and PR don’t matter without customers.

Andrew Hyde on Growing the Largest Hackathon Series in the World

Andrew Hyde on Growing the Largest Hackathon Series in the World

"I've been lucky a lot" 

Andrew Hyde, founder of Startup Weekend, admits immediately that his success has in some part been down to luck. Being in the right place at the right time. However it was his ability to make connections and introductions that meant he was the right entrepreneur for the job.