Yes wins, equality wins, love wins


We’re celebrating! Australia voted yes in the Same Sex Marriage vote, with 61.6 per cent in favour.  Love wins.      Fishburners has always supported equality, diversity and inclusion and we are proud to celebrate today with our members in Brisbane and …

Top Tips to get the most out of a Global Startup Weekend


Five years ago Mark Zmarzly,  attended a Global startup weekend in Nebraska that changed his life. During that weekend he found a team and started to work on an idea that would turn into his business, Hip Pocket. Fast forward to …

Humans of Fishburners with Annie Slattery from ConX


We had a fantastic chat with Annie Slattery CEO of ConX,  Australia’s leading construction jobs platform and tendering software for builders and subcontractors. ConX has had a huge 2017, In October they close seed round of $1m and were one of 10 startups to feature in the …

Anxiety: The not so great part about working for a startup


Freya Hunter from our friends at Recomazing wrote this incredibly insightful post about her experience with anxiety. Working in startups is no doubt exciting and certainly challenging and the frantic pace can be relentless. Freya’s full post here  talks about anxiety …

New program to create the next wave of veteran start-ups


WithYouWithMe, the military talent incubator helping veterans get employed, has announced a partnership with Fishburners to help bring veteran business ideas to life. WithYouWithMe is establishing the first Veteran Start-Up Pathway – a program to assist veterans with a great business …

Shaw Innes

3 startup culture hacks


Shaw and Cale are the founders of FairDealFX.  Cale has close to 20 years experience in financial markets and treasury.  Shaw is a seasoned technology professional who understands the links between business problems and technology solutions. Shaw wrote on his blog about his learnings on the startup culture and their journey since being in Fishburners for the week.

Press Release: Fishburners Brisbane celebrates dynamic first year


Brisbane, Tuesday, October 17, 2017: Fishburners Brisbane turns one this week and is celebrating as part of the The Capital’s 60 startups in 60 minutes event this coming Friday. In what has been a hugely successful first 12 months, Fishburners Brisbane …

Work at Fishburners: Events and Marketing Coordinator


Want to use your events, marketing and social media skills helping Australian startups succeed? Fun, fast paced and dynamic team and culture We are looking for an Events and Marketing coordinator to join the team in Sydney. With well over 600 …