A Masterclass with Adam Stone: Founder + CEO at Speedlancer Inc.
Join us for a close up with Adam Stone about how he outsourced his journey and scaled his previous business up to 100,000 customers, and down to a 10-minute work-week. Learn the ins & outs of what it was like getting Speedlancer into 500 Startups, raising capital, running a distributed team, & being nominated for Forbes 30 Under 30!
With Special Guest: Jon Westenberg -
"I have been working in communications for over a decade, for agencies, startups and corporates. I created and continue to write Creatomic, the largest Medium.com blog in Australia. I have held multiple C-level roles as Chief Marketing Officer and Marketing GM for both a financial services firm and a tech based web platform. I studied the liberal arts, PR, marketing and communications at Griffith University, Campion College and the University of Technology, Sydney. I have spoken at conferences and events throughout Australia and globally, including the Work2.0 conference and ASAS in the Netherlands. I am the head of marketing for Speedlancer".
- Outsource your journey
- Scale your business
- Running a company when you're 20-something
Vendor since 2012
The York Butter Factory is the co-working space for Melbourne’s high-potential early-stage technology entrepreneurs.
Established in 2011 inside an 1850s heritage-listed space, York Butter Factory is home to upstarts with bold, global ambitions and clear intentions to change the world.
Named after the original 1855 building, the York Butter Factory is situated on King Street at the base of the Rialto. This brilliant bluestone warehouse is the ultimate juxtaposition of old and new, building tech startups out of one Melbourne’s oldest structures. The 577sqm space is across two floors and has an open plan coworking space, informal collaborative area, meeting rooms, an industrial fridge and room for up to 60 entrepreneurs.
Opening its doors in October 2011, it has established itself at the center of a rapidly growing startup ecosystem in Melbourne. York Butter Factory was co-founded by the partners of Adventure Capital, who run their VC fund out of the space.
YBF already hosts nearly 50 startups largely in the Consumer Internet space. Opportunities to access funding is through its owners’ tech-focused VC fund as well as seed funding provided directly to deserving startups and via the Aurelius Digital angel investment network. There is a culture of collaboration, resource sharing and tough love. Tenants are curated with a view to fill the space with high-potential digital media and web 2.0 startups with a global ambition.
The vision is to become the central hub of the Australian tech startup ecosystem.