Melbourne StartupDigest – August 15, 2011by StartupDigest on August 16, 2011
Please take a look at what’s happening and we look forward to any feedback you might have.
Have a great week!
Humphrey and Geoff
What’s Going on in the Melbourne Startup Community
Gamification Workshop (Free – RSVP)
When: Monday 15 Aug 11 at 12:00:00 PM
Where: Multifunction room, lvl 1, The Spot 198 Berkeley st, University of Melbourne
Gamification Workshop – Presented by Marigo Raftopoulos founder of Strategic Games Lab. Marigo will lead a workshop on Gamification, and how you can gamify your startup to drive engagement, users, and profits!
Mobile Monday Melbourne (Free – RSVP)
When: Monday 15 Aug 11 at 6:00:00 PM
Where: The Order of Melbourne, Level 2, 401 Swanston Street, Melbourne
The Mobile Entrepreneur Edition & Pitch Competition.
The Creative Performance Exchange (Free – RSVP)
When: Tuesday 16 Aug 11 at 7:45:00 AM
Where: Deloitte, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne
The CPX meeting will enable young entrepreneurial thinkers to connect with CPX members, so that we can all share ideas and learn – and contribute to achieving one of the key CPX objectives, which is to encourage inter-generational learning and sharing of information.
A Social Entrepreneurs Story (Free – RSVP)
When: Wednesday 17 Aug 11 at 12:00:00 PM
Where: Cuming Theatre, Chemistry building, University of Melbourne
Presented by from Daniel Flynn co-founder of Thankyou Water. At the age of 19, Daniel Flynn co-founded Thankyou Water after establishing his primary goal: to provide clean drinking water to people in developing countries. Tackling into Australia’s $600 million bottled water industry as a Gen Y, Dan Flynn shares his stories about overcoming the impossible.
YOW! Night – Mobile ($10)
When: Thursday 18 Aug 11 at 5:30:00 PM
Where: Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Building Mobile Apps: Developer Experience From The Trenches. YOW! and Swipe Conference in cooperation with the Australian mobile user community are pleased to present three experience reports by seasoned mobile developers. Presenters: Mark Aufflick (Swipe Conference), Tom Adams (mogeneration) , Kevin O’Neill (RealEstate.com.au).
Social Melbourne (Free)
When: Friday 19 Aug 11 at 8:00:00 AM
Where: 1000 Pound Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Social Media Melbourne or #socialmelb is a weekly social gathering of passionate and inspirational Melburnians who have one thing in common: social media. On Fridays at 8am, we collaborate and share ideas, stories and views on a variety of topics from startups to business strategy, the latest news and social change to the latest joints worth a visit around Melbourne.
When: Saturday 20 Aug 11 at 8:30:00 AM
Where: Experian Hitwise, Level 6, 580 St. Kilda Road
In the spirit of BarCamp, ProductCamp Melbourne is a collaborative, user-organised professional conference that focuses on Product Management and Marketing topics. At ProductCamp, everyone participates in some manner: presenting, leading a discussion, showcasing a best practice, or sharing their experiences.