Monthly Archives: June 2014


4 Days to go for #sydswedu … we are almost sold out

Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014 is shaping up well with a great cross-section of participants from education, technical, design and business backgrounds. Ticket sales have been excellent and we’ve reached capacity of the event space with a week to go. We are also thrilled to announce a number of new giveaways and prizes for participants and winning […]

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#sydswedu 2014 Sponsor Spotlight – Elance-oDesk

Sponsors play a big role in supporting the local EdTech ecosystem in Sydney. For the  first Startup Weekend EDU 2014 in Australia we are lucky to have great sponsors on our side who have helped make everything possible. Today we shine the spotlight on one of our sponsors – Elance-oDesk. Kelly Tagalan from Elance will be a mentor for Sydney […]


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Meet A #sydswedu 2014 Mentor and Sponsor – Adam Brimo

Last time we spoke to Wes Sonnenreich from Intersective. Today we introduce another mentor who is also a sponsor for Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014 – Adam Brimo from Openlearning. Openlearning has sponsored a special prize for the winning team at Sydney SWEDU 2014. Read on… Adam, please introduce yourself to our audience? I’m the co-founder and CEO of OpenLearning, based in Sydney […]


Meet A #sydswedu 2014 Mentor and Sponsor – Wes Sonnenreich

Last time we spoke to Anne Forster. Today we introduce another mentor who is also a Sponsor for Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014 – Wes Sonnenreich from Intersective. Intersective has sponsored a special prize for a SWEDU Team that is focused on vocational education. Wes has over 18 years of experience leading entrepreneurial companies and intrapreneurial projects. His passion is for improving […]

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Global Coverage for #sydswedu 2014

  Hurray.. we just got global coverage for Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014. Spots are running out fast … Have you booked your tickets yet? About #sydswedu 2014 When: 27th June 2014 – 29th June 2014 Where: Muru-D Campus, 363 Oxford St., Paddington, NSW Australia. Event Website: http://sydneyedu.startupweekend.org/ Tickets: Please purchase your tickets at the Eventbrite page

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Meet A #sydswedu 2014 Mentor – Anne Forster

Last time we spoke to Dr. Bron Stuckey. Today we introduce you to another though leader in the EdTech space – Anne Forster. Anne will be a mentor for Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014. Here’s our conversation with Anne about all things EdTech. Read on… Anne, please introduce yourself to our audience? I was born in Sydney, I have […]


#sydswedu 2014 Sponsor Spotlight – General Assembly

Sponsors play a big role in supporting the local EdTech ecosystem in Sydney. For the  first Startup Weekend EDU 2014 in Australia we are lucky to have great sponsors on our side who have helped make everything possible. Today we shine the spotlight on one of our sponsors – General Assembly. Thanks to General Assembly, every Sydney […]

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Meet A #sydswedu 2014 Mentor – Dr. Bron Stuckey

Last time we spoke to Peter Argent from Coder Factory. Today we introduce you to Dr. Bron Stuckey (@bronst) who will be a mentor for Sydney Startup Weekend EDU 2014 Here’s our conversation with Bron about learning communities and gamification in education. Read on… Bron, please introduce yourself to our audience? I am a consultant specialist in game play, gamification, […]