Chris is a Parallel Entrepreneur, Digital Alchemist, and Startup Pusher with businesses in everything from Tech to Tequila. CEO and Founder of Startup Melbourne, Perceptar (live mobile to mobile video application) and the General Manager - Startup Grind Australia / New Zealand.
Outside of Tech he runs J&D Consortium an innovative private label food and beverage business that primarily imports for the Retail and Foodservice markets within the Asia-Pacific.
Rod is a well known technology entrepreneur, CEO and co-founder of the online accounting software company Xero. The company has recently been ranked No #1 by Forbes in its list of the World’s 100 Most Innovative Growth Companies.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
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General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design.
Hunting With Pixel is a social video agency based in Sydney and Melbourne. Our Big Plan is to make video social: more engaging, useful, and shareable. Great results happen when you combine content strategy with engaging videos; connecting your audience to the people and ideas behind your brand. We support Startup Grind because we love people with Big Plans, and we want to help them spread their ideas.