Join startup founders and business angels in Sydney for the 6th edition of Startup&Angels!

After 5 successful previous editions in Sydney, Phnom Penh and Singapore, our friends from Startup&Angels are organising the 6th edition on Thursday 6 July 2017, from 5.45pm to 9pm, at UTS:Hatchery, 622/632 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007 in Sydney. It is the perfect opportunity to discover the founders of promising startups while networking with fellow investors and entrepreneurs around some wine, beer and tasting delicious products after short and sharp presentations.

Organised by Australiance & Wombat Capital, Startup&Angels allowed more than 60 speakers to be introduced to more than 600 attendees and discovered by thousands of people through its online and offline networks. This edition will gather Founders of B2B startups, 5 from Australia and 1 from an emerging market to introduce their startups or give some insightful advice about how to develop successful businesses.

The 6th edition of Startup&Angels will take place at UTS:Hatchery in Ultimo. UTS:Hatchery provides two programs, Hatchery and Hatchery+, aimed at helping students and alumni from all areas of the University forge their own future through entrepreneurship.

For this edition, Microsoft Australia and Techboard are sponsoring Startup&Angels.

One of the ways Microsoft supports startups, is through their BizSpark programs. As a one year program, BizSpark puts all Microsoft development and test software at your fingertips, including Azure (cloud platform), Windows, Visual Studio, Office and SQL Server for free. Plus, enjoy access to hundreds of free training classes, technical content, and 4 break-fix phone support incidents to help you on your journey. One of the top benefits of Bizspark being that startups can access up to $150 USD Azure credits a month for up to 5 developers. To find out more and apply for this program please take a look here:

To know more about our Speakers.

Speaker 1: Antoine Sabourin, Co-Founder Streem

Streem connects you with Online, Television & Radio news monitoring, mention alerts, keyword and industry tracking, and realtime audience analytics – delivered live to your Desktop or Mobile device. Streem is the first news intelligence platform to integrate realtime audience data. Leverage live news analytics to target media response and edge out your competition – at a fraction of the price of other news monitoring services.

Speaker 2: Aryeh Sternberg, Co-Founder Beyond Intent

Beyond Intent is not like existing Agencies and Digital Consultancies; they do not rely on a single platform or stack, instead they work transparently with a range of technology and expertise both local and from around the world to devise the right solution for right now and going forward.

Speaker 3: Jordan Lomax, Co-Founder Leasy

Leasy is an application to be used by both landlords/real estate agents and renters. It is designed to disrupt the current frustrating situation faced by tenants, and increase the efficiency of property managers by providing a “one stop shop” for everything to do with a rental agreement between the two parties. This includes but is not limited to: paying rent, storing of contracts and property condition reports, ledger creation, requests and messages between parties and calendars.

Speaker 4: Boris Poletan, Co-Founder BuzzBox

John Phung & Boris Poletan, Founders of BuzzBox, a platform that helps businesses create cool & unique experiences for their clients and staff that help differentiate them in a more human way.

The next 2 speakers are being curated and will be announced shortly.

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a future entrepreneur or a private investor, join the event where startups meet angels in a relaxed atmosphere at UTS:Hatchery.

If you want to learn more about Startup&Angels’ past and future events, to join the adventure as a partner or a future speaker check out:

Founder Institute Perth: How to build products people will love and actually pay for

Our good friends at the Founders Institute (Perth) have another excellent event coming up next week 6 July 2017. You my have seen and heard from Perth Locals Andrew Hall and Tim Brewer before... they are great presenters though.. grab this chance to hear from them on this great topic and don't miss the opportunity to hear from Singapore-based Perth boy Michael Momsen from Rateit, a Startup with offices in Singapore, Perth, Melbourne Sydney and Bangkok.

The Founder Institute is the World’s premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program, originating from Silicon Valley, which has been running in Perth for the past 5 years. This August, the next instalment of Perth Founder Institute program will launch – providing a 14 week curriculum for early-stage and aspiring entrepreneurs:

The Founder Institute is holding a series of free events in Perth in the lead up to the program and would like to invite you to join them on Thursday 6 July from 6pm at Flux (Basement) to hear from successful entrepreneurs on: “How to build products people will love and actually pay for”.

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ASIC releases consultation papers on regulation of equity crowdfunding

Coming just one week after the making of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Regulations 2017 on 15 June the Australian Securities and Investments Commission released two consultation papers proposing guidance for public companies and intermediaries (i.e. crowd funding platform operators) to assist them in using the new crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime commencing on 29 September 2017. The core part of the consultation papers are two draft regulatory guides.


Insights into Investing in High Growth Ventures

We attended the Perth Angels breakfast event Insights into Investing in High Growth Ventures on 21 June 2017.  At the event the Perth Angels presented a panel of industry experts across the investment spectrum to discuss the quintessential angel investor question, “how do you pick winners in high growth early stage ventures?”  We put out a call for free tickets to this event at the Techboard table and were overwhelmed with the level of interest, particularly from companies on Techboard wanting to know more about the investment ecosystem. Over the coming months Techboard will be bringing insights from a variety of different sorts of investors to its readers. If you have any suggestions as to issues you would like addressed OR if you would like to contribute a guest blog post please contact us.


SPECIAL OFFER: Insights into Investing in High Growth Ventures

Our friends at Perth Angels are holding a breakfast event on Wednesday 21 June and Techboard has secured a table. We are giving away five tickets to attend this event... so if you want to join our table get in Quick.

The Perth Angels present a panel of industry experts across the investment spectrum to discuss the quintessential angel investor question, "how do you pick winners in high growth early stage ventures?"

This breakfast will be invaluable if you are an investor, or considering investing, in early stage ventures or just fascinated by the burgeoning startup world.

Western Australia is incredibly innovative and already competes on the world stage mining, medical and financial technologies and has scope for further expansion.

These investment insights will also guide entrepreneurs to prepare themselves and their projects to be "investment ready".

Come together to meet like minded people with Perth's only not for profit Angel investor organisation.

Date: 21 June 2017

Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Perth Arena, 700 Wellington Street Perth WA