Category Archives: Coworking Back

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Members of the Business Studio now have access to the full version of the ProQuest Entrepreneurship Database! This database bridges theory with practice, covering a wide spectrum of resources useful to educators, researchers, students and practitioners. Content ranges from the scholarly – including journals, dissertations, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit … Read more

Co-working spaces and retail here to stay, say property analysts

The future of Australia’s property market looks bright with co-working spaces here to stay and retail set to change dramatically according to analysts. CBRE’s annual Australian Market Outlook conference held last week revealed optimism about the future of Australia’s property market. One of the key outtakes at the event shows the Asia Pacific emerging as … Read more

“NO DOUBT”: CATALYSR’S CO-FOUNDER WEIGHS IN ON WESTERN SYDNEY’S FUTURE AS A MAJOR STARTUP HUB

After a long, fruitless search for meaningful engineering work in Australia, Pakistanti expat Usman Iftikhar resolved to ‘create his own future’ by starting a business. Eager to help other highly-skilled migrants overcome barriers to their professional fulfillment, he partnered with Jacob Muller and launched Catalysr – a startup incubator program for ‘migrapreneurs’ located in the heart of … Read more

“NO DOUBT”: CATALYSR’S CO-FOUNDER WEIGHS IN ON WESTERN SYDNEY’S FUTURE AS A MAJOR STARTUP HUB

After a long, fruitless search for meaningful engineering work in Australia, Pakistanti expat Usman Iftikhar resolved to ‘create his own future’ by starting a business. Eager to help other highly-skilled migrants overcome barriers to their professional fulfillment, he partnered with Jacob Muller and launched Catalysr – a startup incubator program for ‘migrapreneurs’ located in the heart of … Read more

York Butter Factory launches ‘Web 3.0’ hub to bring Australia into the forefront of next web developments

Melbourne-based coworking space York Butter Factory is hoping to propel Australia as a world-leader in ‘Web 3.0’ technology with the launch of a dedicated advisory and coworking hub. Called YBF Mesh, the hub’s launch is riding off the meteoric rise of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, which form part of a holistic and decentralised approach … Read more

From first employee to chief executive: Fishburners appoints new boss Pandora Shelley as Annie Parker steps down

Australia’s largest not-for-profit co-working space Fishburners has got a new chief executive, with Pandora Shelley to take the reigns from interim chief Annie Parker at the end of February. Parker joined Fishburners early last year taking over from long-time boss Murray Hurps, moving into the role after her plans for Sydney-based startup hub Lighthouse fell through. Six months on, … Read more

Sydney co-working institution Tank Stream Labs to open Perth office

One of the country’s oldest and most well-respected co-working space providers Tank Stream Labs has announced it will be expanding into Perth in a bid to help link the startup ecosystems on Australia’s east and west coasts. Faced with many alluring prospects when considering which Australian capital cities to launch TSL’s first every non-Sydney co-working space into, … Read more