Six Degrees Coworking’s startup
mentoring programme is holding a Tech Startup Salon on October 15 with special guest
speaker Brendan Yell of SoftLayer, an IBM Company.
Brendan has a long history of
startup successes (and failures) which he will share with local entrepreneurs.
After his experience of working
with INXS on their website, Brendan believes starting a business is a lot like
starting a band. He says: “Band members are all so different, but just like a
startup, they use their complementary skills to work towards, and achieve, a
Brendan is also mentor and advisor
to all the big name accelerators in the Australian Startup scene - Muru-D,
AngelCube, Upstart, and Slingshot.
“This is a fantastic opportunity
to tap into his wealth of experience,” said Stephen Saunders, Council’s Section
Leader Industry and Destination Development.
“As part of the Salon we will have
a live mentoring session where Brendan will be happy to chat to local entrepreneurs
and offer advice – all in the casual and relaxed atmosphere offered by the
Cellar Lounge at the Pier Hotel.”
Are you a startup founder or team
member? Thinking of starting up? Have the skills or resources that startups need
like coding, designing, programming, marketing, financial backing? This Salon
is a great opportunity to use your skills and connect with local startups and
The event will take place on Thursday, October 15, at the Cellar
Lounge in the Pier Hotel, Jetty Strip, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.
Registrations are essential. To
find out more, or to register your interest, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 02 6648 4089.
To find out more about SoftLayer, go to www.softlayer.com/about-softlayer
or Brendan http://brendanyell.com/about-me/