Director of Entrepreneurship for UTS. Advocate for Australian Entrepreneurship 🇦🇺 Formerly CEO Fishburners, Startup Muster, Ad Muncher, Westpac’s accelerator.

Sydney, Australia
Joined June 2012
Did you know the most financially-successful man and woman Australia has ever produced were both convicts from the original settlement of Sydney? Check out this incredible tour by Pete Davison for the history of Sydney you never knew: piped.kavin.rocks/dzPYFxdjI8w #StartupAus
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One of the best international research jobs in Australia is available. The @LowyInstitute is looking for a new Research Director. Here are the details of this rare opportunity: lowyinstitute.org/careers-an…
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The loss of up to 70 jobs & 7 research capabilities at @CSIRO's Data61 is a “shock” & particularly concerning in light of the agency’s increased funding & importance to @ausgov's digital agenda, says CSIRO Staff Assn buff.ly/34pUXR8 @Data61news @CSIROStaff @Jon_Whittle_
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A gentle reminder there are many around us who are suffering, often silently and sometimes alone, with poor mental health because of the pandemic, our response to it and the continued uncertainty. Let's balance our conversations and broadcasts with news that also gives hope. 🌤️
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A Decade of Growth in VC firms in Australia 2011 - 2021 The number of Venture Capital firms operating in Australia: 2011: 15 2017:. 46 2021: 109 artesianinvest.com/post/a-de… #VC #VentureCapital #Australia
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Happy Friday All-time record on jobs.mseq.vc 190 Deep Tech #Jobs We urgently need talent in Semiconductor engineering/software Electronics & LiDAR, Sensors, Quantum ML, Computer Vision Dev/SRE/DevOps, UI/UX, Sales, Marketing & Ops Lots of Grad opportunites
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Industry 4.0 learning a lot through @UTSTechLab and Innovative Manufacturing CRC #partnership #SMEs #innovation Check out the offering for SMEs to work with students and collaborate on innovation to improve business uptake of #technology #AUTOMATION @Murray @DeanRoyGreen
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Super impressed that #southaustralia Premier @marshall_steven has been to 4 startup events and talked boldly about innovation. So I gave him a copy of shesbuildingarobot.com/
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“Greater digital adoption will improve our competitiveness and lift our productivity – driving job creation and higher wages.” @SenatorHume pm.gov.au/media/modern-digit…
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Thank you Maria ❤️ Good decisions need good data, and if ever we needed good decisions it’s now. Ready and very willing to kick back into gear.
With ⏰ and 💰 being invested in new economy, we need #data to track progress, uncover tends, anticipate and respond to challenges faced by ecosystem. @startupmuster has 5years of data and a platform sitting idle - need 2021 report. startupmuster.com/
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Supporting our #FemaleEntrepreneurs at the launch of #SydneyStartupHub's #FemaleFounder Program by @techreadyau & @MsCWhitehill. The 8 week #NSWGovt pre-accelerator course will make it easier for our female founders 💪🏼 to build their innovative businesses.
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#UTSTechLab in Port Botany connects businesses with @UTSInnovation cutting-edge R&D facilities. Chelsey and @ProfBlumenstein showed me their anechoic and hemi-anechoic chambers which are leading the way on new acoustic technologies.
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Great news for Western Sydney Aerotropolis and the new Bradfield city centre...with @UTSEngage coming on board as partner to enhance our R&D and Manufacturing capacity.
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Do you have kids? Do you want them to read a book about cool stuff like robotics, teamwork, innovation & embracing difference as a strength? Then this is a cracking book by @liubinskas you can order it here booktopia.com.au/she-s-build…
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The seven-hectare precinct will feature: •$400m Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre •Australian Space Discovery Centre and Mission Control Centre •Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre and more. To find out more about the future of #LotFourteen, visit bit.ly/2PCJIR8
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