Tech Travels – Startup Catalyst off and away

TECH TRAVELS THE next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates could be among a lucky group of young Australian tech
entrepreneurs now on a 10-day tour to soak up all that wisdom in Silicon Valley. Twenty of the nation’s best and brightest arrived in the Californian tech mecca this week as part of the Future Founders Mission, a joint initiative of Steve Baxter’s Startup Catalyst and Brisbane’s Technology One.

The young guns, aged 18 to 29, will surely be pinching themselves, hardly able to believe they are walking the hallowed halls of such luminaries as Facebook, Google, Twitter and Xero.

The fact that it’s an all expenses paid trip worth about $10,000 a piece makes it that much sweeter.

{courier mail – city beat excerpt}

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