THE NEWS WRAP: SydStart announces first female speaker

7:40AM | Friday, 17 July 2015 |  After being widely criticised for its first all-male round of guests, Australian startup conference SydStart has announced its first female speaker.

Hey SydStart, looking for female conference speakers? Here are almost 50 women you could call for starters

7:42PM | Wednesday, 15 July 2015 |  It’s a problem in the industry that some are starting to address, with a call to “hack” all-male panels by men giving up their seats to women.

SydStart’s first batch of speakers are all men, but organisers promise women are on the way

7:10PM | Monday, 13 July 2015 |  SydStart announced 10 Australian and international speakers last week, and they all have one thing in common.

Research reveals the top three issues holding Australian innovation back

8:29AM | Thursday, 29 August 2013 |  A new interactive report by Deloitte Private identifies lack of corporate and government support, access to capital and a culture afraid of risk as factors holding Australian innovation back.

Critical Arc pins hopes on SydStart pitch win to boost capital raising effort

5:03PM | Wednesday, 29 May 2013 |  When Critical Arc won the SydStart pitching contest yesterday, it was a boost to their freshly launched capital raising endeavours.

SydStart “triple-decker” event expected to attract 2000 entrepreneurs

5:16AM | Monday, 6 May 2013 |  SydStart founder Peter Cooper has promised this year’s iteration will be twice or even three times the size of the previous event, with up to 2000 entrepreneurs expected to attend alongside a stellar lineup of investors and speakers.

Sydney co-working space StartNest launches for start-ups ‘north of the bridge’

4:42PM | Friday, 5 April 2013 |  A new co-working space called StartNest is set to open on Sydney’s north shore in two weeks, positioning itself as the first major space for start-ups and entrepreneurs “north of the bridge”.