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An Aussie take on Startup Land, Austin Style

An Aussie take on Startup Land, Austin Style

Howdy Austin! Not long ago I embarked on a short adventure; 11 days in Texas without knowing anyone there. I’d been invited to speak at a conference about Digital Kids Media so stayed on to test Austin’s Startup scene. I put feelers out to my Aussie contacts and...
Putting yourself out there! (part 2)

Putting yourself out there! (part 2)

An Aussie’s experience of pitching in the US   Did someone say Opportunity? I was already Texas-bound to give my personal take on global trends in digital kid’s media, so when the Summit organisers opened applications for an integrated pitch event I filled out...
Putting yourself out there! (part 1)

Putting yourself out there! (part 1)

Speaking in the US   A few months back I was in procrastination mode and trawling Google to keep an eye out for any new Wantu competitors. I lucked on a conference about Children and Digital Media, the next day an industry body email mentioned the same conference...
The First Time I ……

The First Time I ……

The first time I travelled to the US without my family was in 1980 as a naïve 17-year-old. I found out months later that in my initial days there no-one understood my fast-talking Aussie Strine! Apparently, it was my incessant chatter and smiles that kept people...
Featured at Firestation

Featured at Firestation

At it again! Thanks to Firestation 101 for a great article featuring our founder Anne-Marie and sharing our story prior to the AusPost Pitchfest. Here’s a sneak peek! What has the journey been like being an entrepreneur over the past year? Exciting, frustrating,...