Posts we tagged 'Silicon Valley'

Funding an Australian Startup

After my previous post about why Macropod chose to stay in Australia, I received quite a few questions about raising money in Australia vs raising in the US and about our experience funding a startup generally. Whilst my post was quite...

Why we kept our Startup in Australia

Matt (my co-founder) and I started BugHerd more than four years ago. In startup terms, we’re not a successful company yet and we’re certainly no unicorn. But we’re still alive, and we still have a dream we want to deliver. It’s...

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...