Here’s what’s what in the week that was!
Brisbane’s G20 Global Cafe kicked off the crazy world summit that was, and drew 75 international experts in technology, health, economics and/or tourism to our fair city. Central to our interests were “The Digital Age – Entrepreneurship & Innovation” events: check out Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian’s speech on digital disruption here and information technology specialist Frank Farrall’s talk on evolving regional responses here.
A brand new, terrifyingly simple challenger to Facebook’s throne, ‘This,’ launched for beta-stage testing. While these sites are becoming a dim-a-dozen (see: Ello) , do check out a great overview of whatever This is at PandoDaily or an example of the admittedly pretty cool site here.
In a first for Australia, Creative³ Pitch winners Project Tripod headed to Denmark for the creative entrepreneurship world championships. The unfortunately didn’t make it through to the semi-finals, but what a stellar job to get that far!
Finally, the Startup Catalyst team officially left for their annual Silicon Valley trip! They’ll be experiencing a crash course on (almost) everything the high-tech hub has to offer, so keep up to date on their progress if you’re into Google, Facebook, Startup Weekend, Meetups and the like.