This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Sydney. We will give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, the startups, the co-working spaces, investors, resources, accelerator programs and more. Learn the role of key players such as Fishbuners, Pushstart, Startmate, Silicon Beach and many more.
The class will also focus on Riley's top 10 tips for getting your early stage startup off the ground, including ways to save you time and money, how to speak to and which companies to avoid as a new founder.
Riley Batchelor is the General Manger of General Assembly Australia. For the past 8 years he was founder and CEO of 2threads.com, Australia's premier independent fashion community, which was acquired in April 2013. In 2009 he launched Australia’s first fashion flash sales website, Estile.com, grew membership to 20,000 subscribers and sold the business within 12 months.