HUSTLE .

HUSTLE .

On Friday 3 November Byron Bay’s premier events agency Popped Creative returns with the first of a four-part series designed to connect, inspire and entertain the local community: HUSTLE.

Coworker profile: BAHA (Blinds, Awnings, Homewares, Accessories)

Coworker profile: BAHA (Blinds, Awnings, Homewares, Accessories)

Coworker Profile: BAHA (Acronym for Blinds, Awnings, Homewares, Accessories) is an Australian owned retailer of window furnishings.

With Australians spending billions of dollars on home renovation each year, BAHA was conceived with the goal of servicing a distinct segment of the custom blind and awning market that is prepared to design and install products themselves.

Silicon Paddock a multi-billion-dollar opportunity

Silicon Paddock a multi-billion-dollar opportunity

We interviewed with Benjamin Chong, partner at venture capital firm Right Click Capital for The Australian about how Byron Bay is part of the regional startup movement known as Silicon Paddock.

Coworker Profile: Popped Creative

Coworker Profile: Popped Creative

Meet Liesel Arden, Abbie Gibson, and Monique Hartman: Directors of Popped Creative -Byron Bay’s newest Events and Creative Service Agency.

What's next after Coworking?

What's next after Coworking?

Coworking is a global phenomena that is growing in maturity as an industry like never before. In most major towns and cities across Australia coworking spaces are opening up in their multiples to service the demands of people starting new businesses. So shat's next after Coworking? Local innovation The Kollective has an answer. 

Start Local and Go Global

Start Local and Go Global

Announcing StartupAcademy.org

Totally online and fully awesome, join startupacademy.org and go from idea-to-startup in 3 simple steps. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week #GEW2016 daily access will be free during Global Startup weekend #GSW2016 18-20 Nov. Join now to get perks and free stuff #juststart.

Why Invest in Regional Innovation

Why Invest in Regional Innovation

Why Invest in Regional Innovation? Byron Bay: The Case for Regional Australia. The #ideasboom is looming and regions need to be part of the innovation agenda. 

Hubness at the "Inno"

Hubness at the "Inno"

Inno - ahem formerly known as the StartInno Hub - has been going through some big changes with new artwork installations by local artists. 

5 Principles of Lean Relationships

5 Principles of Lean Relationships

So with any Lean Enterprise should adopt a what I call a "Lean Relationship" principles. We Build > Measure > Learn our products and services and we can apply the same cyclical method to relationships. 

Inaugural Startup Weekend Byron Bay Experience

Inaugural Startup Weekend Byron Bay Experience

Nov 20-22 was #StartupByron, the first Startup Weekend in Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers. The response from both the public and participants was simply, well, breathtaking. 

Here's how we did.

5 reasons you should join Startup Weekend

5 reasons you should join Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend comes to Byron Bay and the Northern Rivers region for the first time this weekend. Here's 5 reasons you should join Startup Weekend Byron Bay. #GSB2015 #GEW2015 #StartupByron

How 54 hours of fun led to a new life.

How 54 hours of fun led to a new life.

This is a true story about the eventual winner of last year's Gold Coast Startup Weekend 2014 who's now set up shop in Byron Bay. As part of Global Entrepreneurs Week, Startup Weekends are happening all across Australia. In particular find our more about the ones local to you,

Google’s Project Sunroof: 4 Things You Need to Know

Google’s Project Sunroof: 4 Things You Need to Know

Google's latest innovation currently only works in California and Boston areas but has the potential to be a global game-changer. The project reaches out to people who may not know how solar panels work, or how to install them; Let’s take a brief look at the top four things you’re going to need to know about Project Sunroof by Google.

Sharing is Caring: How Coworking Is Changing How We Work

Sharing is Caring: How Coworking Is Changing How We Work

Sharing Is Caring: How Coworking Is Changing How We Work

As traditional office settings become less and less common, shared office spaces — also known as coworking — are becoming more popular. Startups in particular are turning to coworking arrangements to save on some of the initial cost of doing business.

3 Tips to Succeed as a Female Entrepreneur

3 Tips to Succeed as a Female Entrepreneur

Success in the business world can be measured in skill, talent, effort, time, dedication, power, money, passion, and much more. What success doesn’t rely on is gender. The future of entrepreneurship and enterprise belongs to women as equally as it does to men- but that’s not to say success is achieved any easier by one gender or the other. In this article, you’ll learn three useful tips on how to succeed in the business world as a female entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurship wins in Byron Bay's pitch battle

Entrepreneurship wins in Byron Bay's pitch battle

Craig O'Kane from UKTI Australia and New Zealand writes about his time in Byron Bay and attending July's Startup Academy Byron Bay. UKTI was a proud sponsor of this event and awarded the first prize to the Demo Day winner!

Change the World or go Home

Change the World or go Home

Disruptive innovation is a term we hear on a daily basis. So many startups - especially tech enterprises - are talking about how their product is going to disrupt a market. After all, we are moving from an information age to creative age. But what is disruptive innovation exactly? Are all markets really on the edge of disruption?