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Yes wins, equality wins, love wins.

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 Sydney. As a coworking collective of different businesses, people and teams, we don’t just……

Press release: Indigenous Entrepreneurs get their own program at Australia’s largest community of tech startups

Press release: Indigenous Entrepreneurs get their own program at Australia’s largest community of tech startups

Four innovative Indigenous entrepreneurs have been chosen for Barayamal’s 3-month Budding entrepreneurs (entrepreneurship development) program at Australia’s largest community of scalable tech startups, Fishburners.    In May 2017, Barayamal organised Give Backathon – a national charity hackathon that helped four Indigenous charities by providing tech-based solutions to increase their social impact (click here – full story).   The……

Humans of Fishburners with Annie Slattery from ConX

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 StartupAUS report launched last week on Digital Foundations: How Technology is Transforming Australia’s Construction……

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

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 and how entrepreneurs and those working in startups can be susceptible. We wanted to……

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

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 idea make their dream a reality. Veterans will submit their business ideas, with a……

3 startup culture hacks

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

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 has welcomed over 160 members and the creation of 100+ new companies. Fishburners CEO……

Work at Fishburners: Events and Marketing Coordinator

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 events every year held in Sydney alone, this is a hugely exciting job. You’ll……

Top 30+ Tools For Startups

Top 30+ Tools For Startups

One of our Burners James Banks, Co Founder of Lemodus  wrote about his Top 30+ Tools For Startups and why. With thanks to Recomazing on their stack of reccomendations and James Banks on his essential tools to getting started. Do you feel like you could be running your startup better? Are you overwhelmed by all……

Human of Fishburners with Zed Klingenberg from Tyroola

Human of Fishburners with Zed Klingenberg from Tyroola

  What is Tyroola? We are Tyroola.com.au – the largest tyre e-commerce shop in Australia. With access to more than 3 million premium, mid-range and budget products, 50+ brands, and more than 500+ fitting stations, we can deliver the perfect tyre for the customer’s needs straight to a tyre installer nearby. It’s really simple, you type in your size……

Fishburners, River City Labs join forces to host Queensland’s largest Startup Weekend

Fishburners, River City Labs join forces to host Queensland’s largest Startup Weekend

Leading technology startup hub River City Labs has partnered with Australia’s largest startup co-working space Fishburners to co-host the city’s annual flagship Startup Weekend event, Queensland’s premier tech bootcamp where future entrepreneurs are born. The 54-hour event in November will see the largest collaborative gathering of talented and passionate teams pitching their business ideas for……

All startups are equal – Fishburners says“yes” to equality

All startups are equal – Fishburners says“yes” to equality

Sydney, Brisbane, Friday, September 8, 2017: Australia’s largest community of startups, Fishburners has shown its support for marriage equality, proudly taking on the LGBTIQ rainbow and updating it’s tagline to “where all startups are equal.” The Fishburners’ Board and CEO Annie Parker were unanimous in their support for marriage equality. “The Australian startup ecosystem is……

Fishburners welcomes new CEO Annie Parker

Fishburners welcomes new CEO Annie Parker

Fishburners welcomes new CEO Annie Parker   Sydney, Thursday, July 20, 2017: Leading Australian startup community Fishburners has appointed Annie Parker as interim CEO, to lead its next stage of growth. Ms Parker takes the reins from outgoing CEO Murray Hurps and will begin her role on Monday, July 24. Under Mr Hurps’ leadership Fishburners……

Fishburners to be anchor tenant in Sydney’s startup hub

Fishburners to be anchor tenant in Sydney’s startup hub

An exciting new era for Sydney’s home for tech startups SYDNEY, July 13th, 2017: Australia’s largest community of highly-scalable tech startups Fishburners has partnered with Jobs for NSW as anchor tenant in Sydney’s new startup hub. Based in the “Transport House” and “Railway House” buildings above Wynyard station, the 17,000m2 Sydney startup hub will be……

Humans of Fishburners with Dhawal from One Entity

Humans of Fishburners with Dhawal from One Entity

We had a catch up with the Founder of One Entity, Dhawal who is our first resident here at Fishburners Brisbane. He talks about what inspired him to startup, the biggest mistake he went through legally and advice he got from a friend that changed his life. What is your Startup? One Entity is a……

5 Quick Tips for Startups on IP 101

5 Quick Tips for Startups on IP 101

Start-ups are a buzz with creativity and innovation, but often have a lot on their plate like raising finances, finding good talent and securing customers. So it’s understandable that thinking about intellectual property (IP) management seems like a waste of precious time and money. However, finding ways to protect your IP is one of the……

What is IP?

What is IP?

Intellectual Property (IP) can be an invention, a brand, or an original work of art and IP rights like Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights offer exclusive legal ownership over these assets. They can be bought, sold or licensed. Some IP doesn’t require registration. You don’t need to register your copyright interests – copyright is……

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