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. http://www.startupdaily.com.au/2014/06/mick-liubinskas-sydney-edutech-crazy-pledge/   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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NSW Government provides major support for #sydswedu 2014

  The NSW Government has thrown its support behind the First Startup Weekend Education in Australia to be held in Sydney from 27th-29th June 2014. NSW Government has provided significant sponsorship that will help cover the costs of running the event over the weekend. Previously, NSW Government has been a significant sponsor of other high […]


Steve Sammartino from Pollenizer to facilitate #sydswedu 2014

We are thrilled to have Steve Sammartino from Pollenizer as a facilitator for Sydney Startup Weekend Education 2014. Steve is an amazing, high energy, experienced facilitator from Melbourne and has done a lot of startup events for Pollenizer and others. Steve is a rocket dynamo and will add significantly to the weekend.   Steve Sammartino had his […]

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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 […]


#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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Muru-D – Host & sponsor of the first Startup Weekend EDU in Australia

Organizing the First Startup weekend EDU in Australia (Sydney SWEDU 2014) would not have been possible without the generous support and co-operation of the folks at Muru-D. Muru-D is not only the major sponsor for Sydney SWEDU 2014 but is also hosting the event at their campus in Paddington from 27th-29th June 2014. Here is our conversation […]


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 […]

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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 […]


#sydswedu 2014 Sponsor Spotlight – Social Ventures Australia

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 – Social Ventures Australia (SVA). Nik Dawson from SVA […]

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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