Monthly Archive: October 2014

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I’m Heading to Silicon Valley!

I’m heading to Silicon Valley! From the 16th of November until the 28th I will be travelling to the USA as part of a group of Brisbane based founders and tech enthusiasts as part of the Startup Catalyst program. We’re on a mission to soak in the startup culture of the valley and bring back lessons and experiences that we can use to help grow the startup scene here in Brisbane. I’m tremendously excited about going and the rest of this piece will be about what I’m hoping to discover and some initial thoughts. Hopes The main draw card for...

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Day 2: Singularity University (Original Post by Andrew Joy)

A Singular Experience Posted on 20th November 2014 by Andrew Joy [This post originally appeared on 2Bit Studios  and has been reposted with permission] Today was a good day. I should have known that any day that involved a visit to NASA (Ames Research Centre) would give me more than I bargained for. Pascal Finette It began with meeting Pascal Finette of Singularity Univeristy. Singularity University is a startup accelerator program that focuses on solving the ‘big problems’ with the world, from vaccine spoilage in third world countries to fabrication in space. Their campus at Ames is full of complex gizmos and...