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October 2, 2014 | Past Events

YBF hosted its fourth, monthly pitch night last Friday. We had three great pitches from PetHomeStay, BlueThumb, and YourGrocer. Continue reading

March 27, 2014 | In The News

The World Startup Report, an organization that aims to deliver critical startup intelligence and information, has just launched their new initiative, the World Startup Wiki (WSW). Continue reading

January 9, 2014 | In The News is set to launch an Australian Medicare API that should drastically improve eClaiming processes for developers working with the state funded and run healthcare system. Continue reading

November 12, 2013 | Upcoming Events

Why York Butter Factory is supporting Ford AppLink Hackathon and what you need to know as an app developer. Continue reading

October 21, 2013 | Uncategorized

Design has changed the most dramatically and had the most significant impact on engineering and product management. Today, not only is design key to creating successful products at all stages of the lifecycle, it has also become a viable strategic differentiator for the companies that do it best. Continue reading

September 19, 2013 | Upcoming Events

Building a startup is hard work. It doesn’t only take a great idea to succeed – it takes commitment, courage, knowledge, and a whole lot of hard work. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start – that’s where NEXT comes in. Continue reading

September 17, 2013 | Newsletter

Find out what’s been happening at the York Butter Factory, and view our latest newsletter. Continue reading

July 16, 2013 | In The News

A big congratulations to long-time YBF member Rob Linton for receiving the Victorian iAward for Podzy, a secure on-premise Dropbox alternative! Continue reading

May 24, 2013 | YBF Members

York Butter Factory members The Price Geek and Ebla have been accepted into the 2013 intake for the Melbourne University Accelerator Program… Continue reading

May 7, 2013 | Guest Post

One of the most effective ways to increase business revenue is to expand into new markets. In the modern world, the huge advances in communications technologies have made this easier than it has ever been. Continue reading

April 19, 2013 | YBF Members

In 2012, Johann Odou and John Persico joined the York Butter Factory with a mission to launch the world’s leading events competition business for the global Professional Services Industry. Continue reading

March 19, 2013 | YBF Members

2013 saw York Butter Factory residents WeTeachMe take centre stage as they quickly launched in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney in rapid succession.
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February 21, 2013 | Weekly Recap

The past week has seen a whirlwind of amazing events, people, and wins right here at York Butter Factory. From running 7 top notch events over the course of 5 days to YBF members being featured in various online publications, we believe that the York Butter Factory ecosystem is primed for some big wins in 2013, if the past week is an indication of things to come. Continue reading

February 8, 2013 | Upcoming Events

Over the next week, YBF will be hosting 7 very exciting events and workshops that will inspire, educate, and cultivate entrepreneurial spirit. Continue reading

February 1, 2013 | Weekly Recap

Weekly Recap (28 January – 1 February 2013): The World Startup Report and the Top 10 Charity Videos of 2012. Continue reading

January 29, 2013 | Upcoming Events

The World Startup Report (in association with the York Butter Factory) is coming to Melbourne!
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January 24, 2013 | Upcoming Events

Optus Innov8 Seed Program Principals Alfred Lo and Rebecca Hay will be at the York Butter Factory to give an information session regarding Season 2 of the Seed Program on the 25th of January, 2013. Continue reading

January 18, 2013 | YBF Members

York Butter Factory residents 121 Cast are making waves in the tech scene for their text-to-speech transcription service, named SoundGecko. Continue reading

December 21, 2012 | In The News

In September 2012, Women as Entrepreneurs visited the York Butter Factory to interview four startup founders working out of the York Butter Factory. Continue reading

December 17, 2012 | In The News

York Butter Factory was recently mentioned in Forbes on the back of hosting the 24 hour hack-a-thon with community members Kaggle. Continue reading

October 20, 2012 | In The News

On the 18th of October 2012, the York Butter Factory was the proud host for the Blackberry Jam Hack Australia 2012. Continue reading

July 17, 2012 | In The News

Described as “Magical”, “Beautifully Designed”, and “Conveniently Located”, Tech In Asia highlights the impressive culture fostered at the York Butter Factory and the great co-working environment we’ve worked to achieve. Continue reading

April 10, 2012 | In The News

The Australian Financial Review highlights the challenges faced by startups in Australia – and the role of York Butter Factory co-founders in creating a supercharged ecosystem. Continue reading