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Sydney Startup Tour

Rated 4.87 out of 5 from 23 reviews.Sydney, Australia

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Experience hosted by Harrison

2 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Take a tour of Sydney's booming startup scene!

We will jump right into the action with a whirlwind tour of the Sydney Startup Hub. During this time, you will get a first-hand view of what's it like to work at a startup and feel the entrepreneurial energy rattle through your bones.

You'll also be introduced and have the chance to speak directly with the local Founders/CEOs currently building some of Australia's most exciting new startups, ask them about the challenges they face and why they chose the entrepreneurial path.

If you're still at university, or currently considering a career move, we can also discuss the best ways to bust into the local startup scene!

What's included

  • Drinks
    1 x coffee or soft drink
From $8
/ person
No dates available
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Meet your host, Harrison

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 23 Reviews
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I have a passion for entrepreneurship, am an active member in the Sydney startup community, and also host a podcast interviewing local founders called 'Growth Engineer'.

While at university, I founded, raised funding and sold my first startup ("Meatmail"). Prior to this, I was the first employee on the ground in APAC and Australian Country Manager for Tilt (a VC-backed tech startup acquired by Airbnb ), and in 2016, was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

My current role sees me heading up Business Operations for Airbnb across Australia and New Zealand :)
I have a passion for entrepreneurship, am an active member in the Sydney startup community, and also host a podcast interviewing local founders called 'Growth Engineer'.

While at university, I founded, raised funding and sold my first startup ("Meatmail"). Prior to this, I was the first employee on the ground in APAC and Australian Country Manager for Tilt (a VC-backed tech startup acquired by Airbnb ), and in 2016, was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.

My current role…
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About the organization: Beacon Foundation



The Beacon Foundation aims to reach, inspire and connect Australia’s future workforce. They believe every young person has the right to hope, a job, financial opportunity and the sense of personal success this provides them. Beacon focuses on disadvantaged communities and areas of high youth disengagement and unemployment, where the risk and the need are greatest.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Beacon Foundation.

Where you'll be

The Sydney Startup Hub is a globally significant innovation centre that cements the city's role as Australia's startup capital. It's the first of its kind in Australia and is unmatched in the southern hemisphere in terms of its size and density.

Rated 4.87 out of 5 from 23 reviews.

Valeria
May 2018
Had a very informative session with Harrison and learnt quite a bit about the startup scope. Would highly recommend anyone to attend this experience if you're looking to explore new career fields or simply curious to learn something new! It was quite eyeopening and Harrison was very engaging and open to all sorts of questions. If you're looking for an experience to show you a whole other side of Sydney then definitely put this on your agenda!
Had a very informative session with Harrison and learnt quite a bit about the startup scope. Would highly recommend anyone to attend this experience if you're looking to explore ne…
Nina
May 2018
Great tour, Harrison is open to conversation and questions. This tour is a direct encounter with the passionate and super cool universe of Startups :)
Michael
May 2018
Sehr zu empfehlen - eine super Gelegenheit, einen Einblick in die lokale Startup-Szene zu bekommen und Sydney von einer anderen Seite kennenzulernen. Vielen Dank an Harrison für die tolle Organisation!
Yessenia
May 2018
This guy is so amazing, best attitude ever, so much info, so much to learn and see!! Amazing people to meet, just can describe in words how amazing this tour is. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ congrats you rock!!! Keep up the good job!!!
Pauline
May 2018
This tour gives you the opportunity to have a realistic idea about what a start up hub is , whatever you are a student with project, an entrepreneur, or just by curiosity. Harrison is very friendly and was taking time with us for questions we had.
This tour gives you the opportunity to have a realistic idea about what a start up hub is , whatever you are a student with project, an entrepreneur, or just by curiosity. Harriso…
Nina
May 2018
It is a really good tour. Definitely recommend to people who are interested in a startup in Sydney, or any aspects of business in Sydney. Harrison’s tour takes you really into this startup community, so you get the chance to meet and talk to many founding people and managing people in 3 big residents there. We visited fishburners, tankstreamlab and the studio. We got to see the inside of it, their facilities and talk to managing people there. Harrison is also definitely a great of this tour. Friendly, knowledgeable. Great guide. Very valuable experience.
It is a really good tour. Definitely recommend to people who are interested in a startup in Sydney, or any aspects of business in Sydney. Harrison’s tour takes you really into this…

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

What to bring

Paper/pen OR laptop