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Fishburners Welcomes Business Leaders Annie Slattery of ConX and  Rod Bishop of Jayride to the Board

Fishburners Welcomes Business Leaders Annie Slattery of ConX and Rod Bishop of Jayride to the Board

19th August 2019, Sydney: Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community and co-working space, has recently appointed industry leaders Annie Slattery, co-founder and CEO of ConX and Rod Bishop, co-founder and Managing Director of Jayride to their board.  ConX, Australia’s biggest platform for construction contractors to find and win work, is one of Fishburner’s most successful and……

myWhanau: Recognising and outsourcing the family organisation mental-load to close the gender gap.

myWhanau: Recognising and outsourcing the family organisation mental-load to close the gender gap.

  myWhanau, (pronounced myfarno) is the exciting new Australian start-up, founded by entrepreneur Michelle Forster, offering affordable virtual home assistance in order to help reduce household stress and give valuable time back to parents.  After recognising the common and severe imbalance within homes when it comes to managing and monitoring family tasks, Michelle set out……

Pointer Remote Roles: Women Changing the Way We Work in Australia, for the Better.

Pointer Remote Roles: Women Changing the Way We Work in Australia, for the Better.

The network of highly qualified and experienced professionals who live in regional, rural and remote areas in Australia is enormous according to Jo Palmer of Pointer Remote Roles, a job-matching platform for remote workers. Palmer says that moreover, 8 times out of 10, these professionals are women, many of who have previously worked in senior……

Fishburners Launches Health & Wellness Room in Sydney

Fishburners Launches Health & Wellness Room in Sydney

At Fishburners we’re more than just a work space, for us the community always comes first and we take the health and wellbeing of our members seriously. That’s why we’ve launched a new Health and Wellness Room to support and remind members that it’s okay to take a break and recharge your batteries. The new……

Fishburners launches ‘virtual membership’ for founders everywhere

Fishburners launches ‘virtual membership’ for founders everywhere

Australia’s largest startup community, Fishburners, has officially launched a new Virtual Membership. The membership allows founders unable to access existing Sydney and Brisbane hubs to tap into Fishburners’ world class network of events, mentors, perks and community. New parents, people with disabilities, living in rural areas or those who simply can’t afford to rent desk……

Fishburners Startup Xceptional Wins $1 Million in Google.org Impact Challenge

Fishburners Startup Xceptional Wins $1 Million in Google.org Impact Challenge

After being selected as top 10 finalists in the Google.org Impact Challenge just a few weeks ago, Fishburners startup Xceptional took out one of the winning spots and received $1 million in funding from Google. Xceptional helps connect people with autism to life changing employment opportunities through their app and technology services company. The competition……

Two Fishburners Startups in The Running for a Share in $5.5 mil funding from Google.org Impact Challenge

Two Fishburners Startups in The Running for a Share in $5.5 mil funding from Google.org Impact Challenge

Anxiety-reducing autism app Xceptional and mental health social enterprise Radiant are amongst the 10 finalists in this year’s Google.org Impact Challenge. Now in its third year running, the challenge is open to Australian organisations whose innovative ideas for change are making an impact locally and globally. Both Fishburners finalists are in the health tech space,……

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……

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……

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……

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