Welcome to Fishburners,
Where Startups Start

More than a co­working space...

Fishburners is more than just a coworking space, we’re a passionate community of startups.

Our vision is to bring together the best startups in Australia and help grow the tech scene here in Sydney.

Fishburners is different from other co­working spaces because we’re a non­profit that only exists thanks to the amazing support of our community and sponsors. For you, this means we can offer one of the cheapest co­working memberships in Sydney.

So how did this all get started? Well, it all started when Peter Davison met Mike Casey... Read More

Here’s a few of the perks you get by becoming a member:

We're not doing this to make money

That’s right, Fishburners is a non­profit. This means, we can provide one of the cheapest memberships in Sydney thanks to the support of our amazing sponsors.

Australia’s largest co­working space

As a member, you have access to our extensive network of mentors, investors, service providers, potential customers and more to help grow your startup.

Exclusive Deals & Free Stuff

As a member you get access to hundreds of ‘member only’ deals & discounts. These deals include extended trials and lifetime discounts on essential tools & services.

Make­ Your ­Own ­Coffee

Unlimited coffee, and a fallback career as a barista! We have our own barista-style coffee machine, and don’t worry if you’re a tea drinker - we’ve got you covered too!

Pro Bono (Free) Professional Services

Legal advice from two fantastic startup-friendly law firms. Startup accounting advice from a talented accountant. ­UX design advice from the Head of UX, Customer Experience & Design at Westpac.

Top Startup Events & Workshops

Membership gives you access to members-only workshops on anything from how to raise funding, marketing and PR. We host over 300 events per year as well as Meetup events most nights of the week.

Free Drinks In The Fridge

Red Bull, beautiful wines from Pernod Ricard, delicious Altitude Tea, juices, beers and ciders.

Community Fun!

Join in on the fun with community run sport, weekly lunch group, community run workshops, yoga, and Friday night beer and pitches!

Blazing-Fast Internet

500 Mbps download and 200 Mbps uploads. It's seriously fast, and reliable

The Best Thing About Fishburners is The Community

It’s our goal to build the best startup community here in Sydney.

As you know, an entrepreneur wears a lot of hats - marketer, salesmen, bookkeeper, financial-modeler, designer, customer service rep and so much more.

A big advantage of working in an office with so many fellow entrepreneurs is skill sharing. Our members have a wide range of skills and experience which can make a world of difference when you hit a roadblock. Read More...

Here's just a few of our members:

So Bad So Good
Car Next Door
Seed The Change
GoFar
Wise Kangaroo
Keg Run Mobile
Stitch
The Wine Gallery
Chinese Tutor
{CodeCamp}
FusionLabs
Apathco Group
Buiilt
Pasa.io
GradConnection
Progenitor
TPAL
Local Travel Planner
Hotel Quickly
Petrol Spy
GownTown
Tidyme.com.au
121Practice
PixelStitch
Photzy
Wired2Cloud
NFC Wireless
WodeHouse
BizBit
Bed Linen Heroes
Refinery
Cloud Checker
Wattcost
Renting Smart
Humbuzz
Mad Paws
Pro Adviser
Sales Ngin
Kapcher
DeckJump
MyAppGuru
Spoonfeed
OZCompare
Light Stalking
Work Division
Altitude Tea
Play2Lead
tapmint
EasyCompanies
ConX
Wundermaker
Novo Elementum
Home Design Directory
Pnyx
Keenlo
Matrix
GoodHuddle
Native Empire

Wondering whether Fishburners is the place for you?

Fishburners only accepts scalable startups. This exclusivity creates a focused and vibrant community that allows you to share, and attract, things that just wouldn't be possible alone. Start your application with the questions below:

FULL TIME $400/month *

  • Dedicated Desk & Chair
  • Keep Your Monitor(s) On Your Desk
  • Lockable Under-Desk Cabinet
  • Discount Provided For Multiple Desks
  • 24/7 Swipe Card Access
  • 500Mbps Internet Connection
  • Printing (B&W / Colour)
  • 3 Bookable Boardrooms
  • Unlimited Tea & Coffee (Barista Standard)
  • Kitchen w/ Microwave, Fridge & Kettle
  • Soundproof Phone Booths & Egg Chairs
  • Free Premium Beer & Cider
  • Permanent Mail Address
  • Shower Facility

Get started with a Free 7-day Guest Pass!

Apply Now

* plus GST

PART TIME $300/month *

  • Shared Desk / Community Bench
  • 24/7 Swipe Card Access (on request)
  • 500Mbps Internet Connection
  • Printing (B&W / Colour)
  • 3 Bookable Boardrooms
  • Unlimited Tea & Coffee (Barista Standard)
  • Kitchen w/ Microwave, Fridge & Kettle
  • Soundproof Phone Booths & Egg Chairs
  • Free Premium Beer & Cider
  • Permanent Mail Address
  • Shower Facility

Get started with a Free 7-day Guest Pass!

Apply Now

* plus GST

HOT DESK $40/day *

  • Shared Desk / Community Bench
  • 500Mbps Internet Connection
  • 3 Bookable Boardrooms
  • Unlimited Tea & Coffee (Barista Standard)
  • Kitchen w/ Microwave, Fridge & Kettle
  • Soundproof Phone Booths & Egg Chairs

Book Now

* plus GST

Ready to become a member? Fill out an enquiry form now.

Fishburners is Sydney's hub for startup events.

Here's some that are just around the corner:

02
MAY

Software Architecture Meetup

6pm to 8pm

Fishburners, Idea Space

This group is focused on software architecture and project design. Properly done, they are reducing the overall technology, coding and project risk, while maximising the productivity of the team and allowing to bring projects in on time and within budget and quality. Both software architecture and project design are hard core engineering tasks. more...

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03
MAY

The Sydney Educational Technology Group

6pm to 9pm

Fishburners, Idea Space

Sydney meet-up group is interested in connecting educators, tech geeks, start-ups and investors who are passionate about the education space and interested in applying technology to solve current problems in the education sector. If you are a developer / hacker / entrepreneur / investor — who is passionate about education — please join us. more...

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04
MAY

Fishburners Speaker Series with Mick Liubinskas

6pm to 9pm

Fishburners, Level 1

Fishburners is excited to annouce the second Speaker in our Series - Mick Liubinskas! Mick has been described as the 'godfather' of startups. Mick is a technology entrepreneur, investor and industry leader. Mick is also the Co-founder of Pollenizer, Entrepreneur-in-residence at muru-D and a Board member and Director of Oomph and WooBoard Chairman. Mick is a high energy speaker on the topics of focus, actioning ideas and growing entrepreneurial ecosystems. Prior to his startup ventures Mick worked for startup technology companies out of Singapore and San Francisco, was global head of Marketing at Kazaa, marketing manager at both Virgin Interactive and IBM. Mick will be sharing his insights on being an entrepreneur, common mistakes made along the way and lessons learnt. more...

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The Fishburners Team

Murray Hurps

Murray Hurps

General Manager

Pandora Shelley

Pandora Shelley

Operations Manager

Henry Weaver

Henry Weaver

Experience Manager

Maddie Boothe

Maddie Boothe

Events Manager

Catherine Kitney

Giorgia Petropoulos

Office Manager

Katherine Woodthorpe

Katherine Woodthorpe

Board Chair

Marc Cowper

Marc Cowper

Board Member

Nikki Durkin

Nikki Durkin

Board Member

Rob Wood

Rob Wood

Board Member

Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams

Board Member

Sarah Pearson

Sarah Pearson

Board Member

Will Davies

Will Davies

Board Member

A big thank you to our amazing sponsors who keep us going.