Tarryn Thiele


Tarryn manages the day to day running of River City Labs. Tarryn has an academic background in finance, but entered the Startup world after finding a passion for helping entrepreneurs. She thrives on the fast pace of the Startup scene and works to create an environment for innovation, community and success.

Through River City Labs, Tarryn is also:

  • Lead organiser Startup Weekend Brisbane & Lead Organiser for Startup Weekend Brisbane Women (2017-2019)
  • Coordinator of Youth Entrepreneur Programs with High Schools and Young Starters’ Competition


5 Things about Tarryn

  • Can dance Ballroom
  • Yellow Belt in Krav Maga
  • Trains for Triathlons
  • Loves Baking (particularly cupcakes!)
  • Was accepted to study her Masters in Germany, but turned it down for Startups