Silicon Beach Cairns - Exploring emerging tech opportunities
August launch a huge success
Silicon Beach Cairns chapter launch last night was a resounding success... the informal networking group were fueled on beer, pizza and the conversation of other like minded enthusiasts in the start-up technology arena. The room was filled with technologists, coders, entrepreneurs, service providers and ideas people, all coming together to help develop the digital start-up eco system of Cairns. muru-D used the event to recruit applicants into their 3 month accelerator program. 3 brave attendees rose to the 60 sec pitch challenge for an opportunity to be fast tracked into the Rivercity Labs muru-D accelerator program theSPACE and iLab accelerator launched their 8 week preaccelerator program - Startup Basecamp. The Basecamp program is designed to help participants validate their ideas, ahead of iLab's 3 month accelerator program - Germinate. Basecamp kicks on on the 5th September. Register here - http://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-base-camp-tickets-17998939312 Self Organising System's shared their progress on their T-House project. A chill place for coders/hackers to meet other hackers. Cairns most recent maker space. “Check out the party pics from attendees below"
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The next Silicon Beach event is scheduled in 3 months
The Team @ theSPACE theSPACE - Turning Ideas Into Reality