Startups 101

Ready to launch your tech business?

21 August 2013

Lord Mayor Clover Moore and facilitator Jo Kelly host the Small Business 101 workshop. Featuring business advisors, small business owners, planners and other experts giving advice on how to start a small business.

Deputy Lord Mayor Robyn Kemmis talks about the impact of the technology startup ecosystem in the City of Sydney and gives an insight into this growth sector from the latest CENSUS employment data


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Find out why now is a great time to launch a tech startup business in Sydney. Sally-Ann Williams, StartupAUS Volunteer Advocate and Google Community Outreach Manager for Australia and New Zealand, will help you connect with others in Sydney’s tech startup ecosystem by getting involved with StartupAUS, the organisation formed to support the growth of tech startups in Australia


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Riley Batchelor, Director of General Assembly will introduce you to Sydney’s thriving technology startup scene. He'll give you an understanding of how to start: the people, companies, events and resources you can ‘plug into’ to launch or grow your tech startup


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What is a startup incubator, what do they look for in investing in a technology startup, and how could an incubator help you launch or grow your startup? Sebastien Eckersley-Maslin, CEO of BlueChilli, shares his tips for founding a tech startup and who can help


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Andrew Dowling founded his successful startup company Tapestry.net over two years ago. Here he shares his top 10 tips for success – invaluable personal advice from someone who has ridden the highs and lows of the tech startup rollercoaster


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Learn even more from all the speakers in a question and answer session


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Last updated: Friday, 6 December 2013