Talk Of The Town: Friday 22th August 2014


Talk of the town is our weekly post of links and tidbits that we hear about, but didn’t get time to write about.


  • //Startup News is growing and needs someone that wants to help out around the newsroom.  Students, grads, entrepreneurs, anyone that has a keen interest in the startup community, and wants to help out with interviewing, writing, attending events, photographing, organising events, marketing, graphic design. Email me if you want to help.
  • Would you be interested in a low cost startup school program? Leave your comments below.
  • Startup Ovation: Perth is going to have a Startup Party involving all the entrepreneurs, spaces, mentors, helpers, supporters, orgs, groups, meetups, associations, feeders and leaders. Planned for October, we need to know what you think about it. Register your interest at Tickets go on sale on Monday.
  • If you want to practise your startup pitch, with real feedback, from investors and peers, get along to SNAP.  Tickets are only $10 and includes drinks and nibbles. 27th August at Atomic Sky Tech Hub.
  • #SWPerth is going to be joining the Global Startup Battle. Get your ideas ready for November!
  • Morning Startup waves goodbye to founder Isaac Dury who has been at the helm for almost three years after initially founding it with Scott Glew. Justin and Stef are aided by Beacham Group who steps up as a sponsor.
  • Perth Founder Institute 2014 held its graduation night last night, a whole lot of people turned up and heard from some great new startups.  More to come on that soon.
  • Patrick Green, editor of Startup News is heading off to Shanghai, China in September, if there is anything you want to know about the Shanghai Startup Scene, or want me to go meet with someone, get in touch at

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