Category Archives : EdTech

Penny Drop – Pitch Deck for #sydswedu 2014

Team Name: Penny Drop – Making it fun and rewarding for young people to save Team Members: Paul Chang, Oliver Mitchell, Alexandra Wu, Daphne Chong, David Murphy, Joseph Hilsberg, Amelia Walkley, Juan Caraza, Sa Higgs Checkout photos from Sydney SWEDU 2014: Friday Pitch Night & Team Formation Satuday Mentor Sessions Sunday Demo Night & Winners Penny Drop […]

Penny Drop


Roleplayce – Winner of #sydswedu 2014

Team Name: Roleplayce – The online space to roleplay for career development. Team Members: Olga Kozar, Kirra Bambey, Alexandre Girard, Young Oh, Dan O’Reilly, Jeff Mesina, Aura Serrano Over all winner of the best educational startup at Sydney SWEDU 2014 Also won the prize for the best gamified vocational education venture sponsored by Intersective Checkout […]

Meet the Sydney SWEDU 2014 Teams – How far have they progressed?

The First Australian Startup Weekend Education was a massive success! For the statisticians among us, here are the raw numbers: • Over 100 attendees came to the Friday night pitches. • 60 were SWEDU participants. Rest were viewers. • 25 participants pitched on the night. • 10 teams were formed. • 4 teams have already begun the startup formation process. […]



Sydney Edutech and the crazy pledge.

Startup Daily posted a story today on how Sydney EduTech Group has grown in the last one year. Check it out. Looks like it’ll be “cake time” in a few months.   About SydEduTech Group We are a Sydney meet-up group, interested in connecting educators, tech geeks, start-ups and investors who are passionate about […]

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A Masterclass in Innovating EdTech Business Models

Tuesday night saw many great minds congregate at Fishburners for a masterclass in how to innovate Edtech business models. The focus of the night was innovating business models for higher education and learning to innovate with the Business Model Canvas (BMC). The process for the night was simple. Understand the BMC Split into teams  and map […]

Wrap Up From Teacher Tank 2014

Thanks to all those who turned up to witness the feeding frenzy at Teacher Tank 2014 – our EDU style “Shark Tank” – last night 3 startups were brave enough to put their hands up to be the bait. Ken Taggart from was the first one to present followed by Brian Lim from […]



Highlights From EdSpark 2014

A few weeks ago Optus Innov8 Seed and SydEduTech Group hosted Ed:Spark 2014, bringing together startups, investors, corporates and educators across the Australian EdTech community. Here’s a highlight video from Ed:Spark and a big Thank You to all who helped make it happen! Ed:Spark: EdTech in Australia and abroad from Optus-Innov8 Seed on Vimeo.