Richard Tribe is a seasoned digital producer who has witnessed and participated in the commercial evolution of the internet for almost twenty years. As Co-founder and Managing Director of ski.com.au, the number 1 locally trafficked snow sport site since 1995, Richard has worked tirelessly to develop innovative features that has produced one of Australia's longest continuing online communities. Richard created and installed Australia's first web-cam network in 1997, pioneered website monetisation via media products and sales, and developed a world-first centralised online snow reporting platform for Victorian snow resorts. In 2004 Richard was invited by Google to be a founding participant in their Adsense Partner Program.
If you are interested in learning more from this entrepreneurial online pioneer, bring your lunch, listen in and ask questions that will help you on your startup journey.
Startup Stories is a regular series of talks at The University of Newcastle's coworking space Three76 Hub on Hunter Street. Over BYO lunch, a startup founder talks candidly about their experiences as an entrepreneur and business owner – the highs, the lows, the wins, the mistakes, the whole enchilada. Startup Stories provides real-life examples of the different stages of the startup journey, creating a forum for startups to share and learn but also for the community to see tangible evidence of entrepreneurship making a difference in our region.
Who Should Attend:
· Community members interested in the economic diversification of our region
· Anyone thinking about starting their own innovative business
· Existing small businesses looking to learn from start-up business models to scale up and grow
· UON business and entrepreneurship students thinking about starting up a business
About Three76 Hub
Three76 Hub is a coworking space for startups located on Hunter Street and brought to you by the University of Newcastle. Three76 Hub brings together the various elements of the local innovation ecosystem required to support start-ups in the Hunter Region - researchers, students, developers, entrepreneurs, investors, technical specialists and business advisors. We launch spinoffs and start-ups, attract investment and businesses to the Hunter Region, encourage innovation and commercialisation and produce the next generation of entrepreneurs, business leaders and inventors. Three76Hub is a proud member of the Integrated Innovation Network (I2N).