STARTUP SALES FAILS

STARTUP SALES FAILS

One of the first things I learned working at Pollenizer was to ‘sell before you build’. Years on, old habits die hard. The process of inventing while selling, is nothing short of an art. Being resourceful, while demonstrating value you are yet to create. It’s...
WHEN SCIENCE MEETS BUSINESS

WHEN SCIENCE MEETS BUSINESS

What I learned working with research scientists at a startup bootcamp. At Pollenizer, we believe that everyone has the potential to transform ideas into world changing businesses. Before anything becomes a business, there are moments of discovery that inspire you to...
TASMANIA’S STARTUP SCENE

TASMANIA’S STARTUP SCENE

If you’re thinking about moving to Tasmania, or stopping down south for a working holiday, then this guide should give you a great head start on figuring out who’s who in the community and where the local focal points of startup activity are. The startup ecosystem in...
BRISBANE’S STARTUP SCENE

BRISBANE’S STARTUP SCENE

A couple of years ago you could have been forgiven for asking “What startup scene in Brisbane?” – but today the river city is at an inflection point, and the startup ecosystem is really beginning to buzz. What’s driving this growth? A couple of things. Firstly,...
ADELAIDE’S STARTUP SCENE

ADELAIDE’S STARTUP SCENE

Getting started Familiarising yourself with where the action is, will be your first step into the startup scene in Adelaide. Co-working spaces are a bit of a new thing to Adelaide. To their credit, those in operation are making noise and adding substance to this...
PERTH’S STARTUP SCENE

PERTH’S STARTUP SCENE

It is an order of magnitude smaller than Sydney and Melbourne, but the Perth startup scene has been bubbling away over the past year or two, and is in the early stages of its busiest month ever. With a suite of national and international investors descending for the...
MELBOURNE’S STARTUP SCENE

MELBOURNE’S STARTUP SCENE

The Melbourne startup ecosystem is smaller than Sydney, but I’d be willing to put money on the fact that it’s home to some of the biggest and most vibrant startup gatherings. Every month a group of over 400 enthusiasts (with an inevitable waiting list) cram into...
SYDNEY’S STARTUP SCENE

SYDNEY’S STARTUP SCENE

So my placement at Pollenizer is nearing an end, but I’d like to think that between now and 10 weeks ago, I know A LOT more about startups and how they are taking to world by storm. Anyway, after reading Isaac’s Singapore Startup FAQ – I thought I’d...
SINGAPORE STARTUP FAQ

SINGAPORE STARTUP FAQ

ORIENTATION Q: How can I learn more about the scene from the internet? A: Here are the main blogs that cover the Singapore scene: e27 – Strong coverage across SEA plus tidbits from across Asia Pac. Highest volume of articles. Tech In Asia – Broad Asian...