Is it just me (because I’m new to it) or does the Australian startup community seem really vibrant at the moment? There seems to be a startup event on every second night, and finally we went to one! On Tuesday night we headed to the first PushStart event - Mentor Live! PushStart is all about helping Australian tech startups grow & succeed. It seeks to do this through community-focused,...
What are we up to?
I know you’ve been thinking… ok, so they have had an online business idea, quit their jobs, started house sitting, created a card wall BUT what exactly are they up to?? Drum roll please… Foxhound Developers is joining the collaborative consumption revolution! Duncan and I are developing a website that will help people lend their stuff, or rent other peoples stuff. You know...
On our bookshelf - Business as Unusual
I have just finished Anita Roddick’s one part memoir and one part history of The Body Shop - Business as Unusual This book was recommended to me when I was being very “Government lawyer-like” and “A-type”. I was becoming very fixated about a name for our business. I was focusing on the end goal, rather than on the creative process. And of course by trying to...
House sitting - all part of the adventure
This Thursday Duncan and I will drive back to Sydney - it seems just the other week that we road tripped it up to Hervey Bay, but we actually have been up here for seven weeks. I think it has been good for us to take a break from Sydney, step away from our “old” life to start work on our site. However, I have missed Sydney and I am looking forward to having the next four months...