Get Hooked

Startup Speed Dating @ Fishburners

19 April 2016, 5pm-9pm Want to be a part of Australia’s hottest startups and learn the ropes from the ground up!?

The Event

Australia’s leading startup space, Fishburners, has joined forces with the national body for all aspects of the digital economy, the Australian Information Industry Association, to offer uni students work opportunities with 25 of Sydney’s fastest growing startups.

Here’s your chance to pitch yourself as the next great talent to a range of companies through the 'Get Hooked' speed networking event. Working with a startup puts you on the fast track to build a suite of in-demand skills, as well as offering you a practical insight into the everyday facets of running a business. You’ll also be tapping into some of the sharpest, entrepreneurial minds.


We are looking for university students who can offer skills including business, commerce, coding, developing websites, creating web content, social media, graphic design, advanced excel, business modelling and market research.

What you need to do:

Register (or update) your profile with Ribit (takes just minutes).

Startups will be posting information in the coming days about their businesses and the opportunities available.

Please note, the final cut off for registration is 14th April so hurry and REGISTER NOW. Spaces are limited so be quick. You'll be notified by Friday 15th with RSVP details.

The Details

  • Location: Fishburners headquarters – 608 Harris Street, Ultimo
  • When: 19th April 2016 - 5pm-9pm
  • Student/intern registration.
  • Welcome and overview.
  • Reverse pitch to students from each startup.
  • Informal networking, nibbles and lining up speed dating appointments.
  • Speed dating/interviewing begins - 5 - 7 min slots.
  • Canapes and drinks.

The Startups

ConX is the network that businesses and individuals in the construction industry are using to build trust, relationships and credibility to generate new business and connect for work.

Still White
Still White is a global wedding dress marketplace. We bring together brides looking for designer wedding dresses and newlyweds who are looking to sell their wedding dress in a simple, safe and fun environment.

The top skateboarding game for mobile worldwide, IGN game of the year nominee, 30 million play sessions, partnered with DC Shoes, Etnies, etc.

Premonition introduces real time optimisation big data predictions to the logistics industry.

1 Ansah
Providing responsive, modern solutions to complex technical issues.

SmartaBarta is a new payment platform for the sharing economy that allows people to swap goods and services with each other as an alternate payment option.

Australia's largest online company registration platform.

WiSecure provides an all encompassing solution to securely and confidently manage your entire financial dealer group. Reduce the management overhead of Authorised Reps (ARs such as Advisers, Accountants, etc), whilst also empowering your ARs to better manage their own clients more effectively.

Mumstro was born to solve the problem of worrying about lunch/dinner on an everyday basis. With our freshly prepared, affordable and healthy on-demand meals, our vision is to help our customers easily plan their daily meals in a simpler yet innovative way

PopDot Media
Helping entrepreneurs leverage the power of design.

Technology driven management services for AirBnb.

Gowntown, much more than just gowns...

Digitally Infinite
We customise Digital Solutions for Everyone.

YesCourse is the world's easiest to use Online Course Hosting Platform. Now you can upload your content, set a price and sell within a matter of minutes.

Health Care Innovate
Health Care Innovate is a start up with the vision to use video and digital technology to make health care simpler, smarter and more efficient. We have two projects – video-reflexive training for health professionals and video summaries for imaging providers – that are in the process of moving from concept to trial.

Combining rocket-tracking technology and an award winning Formula One inspired design, GOFAR will change the way you drive. Precise sensors constantly calculate your car’s sweetspot. Then simple feedback guides you there. Driving in the sweet spot saves fuel – which saves money and cuts emissions.

At discover we provide a powerful channel online for people to share their most exciting discoveries ... games, gadgets, music, movies, books, travel, events and more … Behind the scenes we distil the discoveries into trusted recommendations for their friends and for others who will value them on a global scale

We collect and show petrol prices across Australia, we have an app and website.

About Us



Fishburners is a passionate community of startups. Their vision is to bring together the best startups in Australia and help grow the Sydney tech scene. Fishburners is different from other co­working spaces because they are a not­for-profit that only exists thanks to the amazing support of the community and sponsors. This means we can offer one of the cheapest co­working memberships in Sydney.



Ribit is a platform (currently in Beta) for promoting career relevant student jobs. The team is part of Data61 (formerly NICTA), a new entity created from a partnership with CSIRO’s Digital Productivity Unit.



The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for those in the digital ecosystem. They are host to the iAwards, the premier Australian ICT Awards, which includes a student nomination category:

Register as:

Student or Employer