Sydney has an established knowledge economy with financial services and ICT the big players. But emerging sectors are also blossoming: the “upstart startups”. In the fourth of six films from the New South Wales (NSW) capital we visit Stone & Chalk – an incubator for fintech businesses – and also the UTS Business School. Not only does this college offer an MBA in entrepreneurship… it also has just moved into an amazing new building by legendary architect Frank Gehry that is actually engineered to enable collaboration and innovation. Other university campuses across NSW are also thriving. The film is introduced by BESydney Chief Executive Officer Lyn Lewis-Smith.

Reporter: Robert Coren
Original Camera: Jefferson Grainger and Paul Moses.
Additional Footage: University of Technology Sydney, University of Sydney, UNSWTV
Original Music and Post-production: Robert Coren
Produced by Fred Productions for BESydney

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A long-time meetings industry addict, Gorazd is the Founder and owner of marketing and event agency Toleranca Marketing. He has many years of experience in planning, preparing and carrying out large international meetings and exhibitions. As the founder of the "Power to the Meetings" methodology, he still firmly believes in the power of live events and human to human communication. He is also the author of numerous articles and editor-in-chief of the meetings industry magazine Kongres Magazine.