What’s new? – North Sydney Council Business Buzz 2019

admin/ March 7, 2019/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

On Thursday 26th February  I had the pleasure of attending the North Sydney Business Buzz 2019 hosted by the North Sydney Council. It was a great opportunity to learn about the changes taking place in the area, including key strategic planning projects and major developments. James Marshall, Economic Development Coordinator, hosted the conference, engaging panelists: Dan Walker, Director in Charge

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Venture Café’s Sydney Launch and What it means for the Startup Ecosystem

North Sydney Innovation Network/ March 6, 2019/ Event/ 0 comments

What is Venture Café? February 21st marks the official launch of Venture Café in Australia and marks what will be a leap forward for the innovation and startup ecosystem in Sydney. Venture Café is a collaborative space seeking to foster creativity by hosting events, offering workspaces, and encouraging others to work together in hopes of combining great ideas with human

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An in Depth Look at Attending the Spark Festival Australia Launch Party

admin/ November 22, 2018/ Event/ 0 comments

Hiller Sperry is an American student-athlete (lacrosse) about to finish a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Management from Wheaton College, Massachusetts. Hiller currently is spending this semester taking classes at Boston University- Sydney and internship at North Sydney Innovation Network.(Twitter: @HillerNSIN / Facebook: Hiller Sperry)     On October 19th, a diverse crowd of innovators, startup founders, government officials, venture

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NSW Innovation & Productivity Scorecard: First edition

admin/ September 20, 2018/ Event

On Thursday 16th August I had the pleasure of attending the presentation of the first NSW Innovation and Productivity Scorecard by the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council. Being unique as the first and most comprehensive measure of an Australian state’s productivity and innovation performance, it was a great chance to see NSW’s ranking on key metrics relative to other Australian

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‘Game changing’ New Technology Is Headed To NSW

admin/ July 5, 2018/ Event

Bright Future for NSW Ryde MP Victor Dominello  said at a North Sydney Innovation Network (NSIN) event on Tuesday 29th of May that other states are looking to NSW for leadership in innovation and technology. Mr Dominello has high hopes for the Premier State and strongly believes that it could become a leader and an example for the country. The Ryde

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AgTech Opportunities Abound

admin/ May 17, 2018/ Event

Agtech, the new ‘it’ industry AgTech is the industry to be working in, according to Sarah Nolet, founder of AgThentic, our speaker for April at Australian agriculture: Ignored by tech no longer?. “There is no better place for agrifood tech than Australia,” she said. Agriculture is in the middle of major shifts: increasing demands for food, changing consumer preferences, becoming

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Pitching and Prizes: David Cox Shares His Experience

admin/ May 5, 2018/ Event, Pitch

In October, 2017, David Cox, from Advanced Catering Solutions took part in one of the North Sydney Innovation Network’s regular pitch events. Here’s his summary of what he gained from the experience… I entered the NSIN Pitch Contest. I saw it as an excellent opportunity to practice pitching in front of welcoming and friendly judges and audience. I received some useful advice

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Preparing For Drones Means Open Discussion and Forward Planning

admin/ May 1, 2018/ Policy

The North Sydney Innovation Network on Friday (27th April 2018) launched a report: Flying Robots in the Skies Above Our Neighbourhoods: Are North Shore Councils and Communities Ready for Drones? with the help of Mr Trent Zimmerman, Federal MP for North Sydney.  The report explores the drone market, different types and uses for drones, opportunities and risks, regulations and what

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Pitching and Networking: Magical Mix at our April Event

admin/ April 27, 2018/ Event

Xavier Juillard is a University of Technology, Sydney student about to finish his Bachelor of Business with majors in marketing and management. Beside his work at IGA and his internship at North Sydney Innovation Network, Xavier is a keen triathlete currently training for his first Ironman that will take place in Port Macquarie in 2019. (On Twitter: @XavierJuillard) Pitching for

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