Photos from a Grand Tour

For those not on Instagram, I’ve been cross-sharing photos of my travels on Flickr here. I  will also try to post a wrap-up of my findings from each city visited soon. The idea is to produce a Startup City Index measuring different parameters from each city such as affordability, community, access to funding and more-subjective things […]

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Quick points on content

Here’s another post from the StartupSmart email course, which I was a contributing writer for. This time on content… enjoy! Content Content is the new black. Gone are the days when it was forgotten until a site’s looming launch and lorem ipsum or any other filler text was de rigueur. Content is one of the most […]

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Web strategy in one lesson

I recently did a bit of writing for Oliver and the great team at StartupSmart. The website launched less than a year ago and is quickly filling the much-needed niche of startup-related news and advice within Australia. The writing was for a 10-part email series, which will deliver a free, short course on how to build a […]

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Melbourne Silicon Beach Drinks

A couple of us here have decided to revitalise the Melbourne Silicon Beach chapter in 2011. For those who aren’t familiar, Silicon Beach is a community of Australians passionate about the tech and web industries. They are often entrepreneurs – working on startups, and the events are attended by business people and developers alike. We’re […]

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US trip by the stats

HQs visited: 11 Google (Mountain View “Googleplex“) Microsoft (Mountain View and Redmond) Pixar Flickr Cheezburger Survey Monkey Klout Airbnb Chomp Whrrl Events attended: 16 Geo-Loco Conference SF Startup Weekend – Mobile Women 2.0 Founder Friday Hacks and Hackers – Facebook and the news: Making journalism social VLAB & DFJ: How I Pivoted to Success Through […]

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