Tech23 BugHerd voted People’s Choice at Tech23

Another crazy/great week! Matt and Alan flew back to Australia from 500Startups in Mountain View, Alan heading home to Melbourne and Matt staying in Sydney to represent us as one of 23 startups pitching competitively at Tech23. Vincent followed along...

Demo Days at 500Startups can be a tough crowd

You think it’s tough pitching your brand-new startup to a room full of sceptical, knowledgeable industry experts, angels and venture capitalists? Try warming up that same crowd with some clever, funny satirical rap. DJ Real is a great performer and...

Silicon Valley incubator 500Startups invests in Bugherd

It’s been a crazy, do-not-adjust-your-set kind of week. We experienced a rush of site visits and signups on 9 June following coverage in US tech press including TechCrunch, GigaOm, VentureBeat, ReadWriteWeb, and AllThingsD. At the time we were getting ready...

The Wonder of Emergent Behaviour

I was watching my 2 year old son play this morning. He was playing with a Fisher Price cash register. It’s a fairly complex tool for little kids, but he loves it. The general workflow is that you put a...