The Way Forward for Innovation in Australia

Old innovation ecosystem models are broken, it is time to realise the open models based around startups (particularly scalable global product based tech startups) are the key to our future. The above diagram by StartupCommons summarises the change in focus at a macro level, we also need to look at the basics of our cultural … Continue reading The Way Forward for Innovation in Australia

Internet Trends Analysis

Here at Cooper & Co we have a long standing appreciation of the work of Mary Meeker who is now @KPCB and continues to produce her excellent Internet Trends report on a semi regular basis. Here are our top points extracted from the rather wonderful 164 pages of charts Mary and her team provided. Many of … Continue reading Internet Trends Analysis

SydStart by Cooper & Co.

SydStart Panel Discussion

Cooper & Co are proud to be the founding and long term sponsors of the largest professional tech startup event in Australia - SydStart. This event is something we support because we want to grow the startup ecosystem in Australia and it is undergoing a dramatic growth phase, due in no small part to the hyper … Continue reading SydStart by Cooper & Co.

Australia – Central To Asian Century

The recent discussion about Australia's Asian Century is simply one of our largest opportunities but also one of our largest understated achievements. Australia has always been part of Asia. The recent statements by the current government are merely playing catchup and grabbing easy headlines. The reality is we have been closely part of Asia for generations. We … Continue reading Australia – Central To Asian Century