About

Piivot: Sydney's Digital Creative Hub

Piivot: a vibrant partnership of tech startups, digital, creative, cultural, corporate, government, and education organisations – all here in Sydney.

Startup hubs from Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, to Boulder Colorado, TechCity and Silicon Roundabout in the UK, Hub Singapore and Start Tel Aviv have shown that collaboration is critical to driving innovation. What makes Piivot special is sun-drenched Sydney: young, bright, creative and with a vibrant lifestyle – the dream home for a startup hub.

Piivot Sydney has been incubated at UTS, in Ultimo – right in the heart of the digital creative ecosystem. Warehouses, cafes, co-working spaces, streets are filled with entrepreneurs connected to the Sydney CBD and the inner city startup and creative scene. This is the place that will put Sydney on the map as the digital creative capital of Australia!

We believe digital creative innovation involves YOU! You may be a startup, entrepreneur, partner, investor or student looking to connect, learn and work together. At Piivot, we focus on blending and collaborating with all parts of the digital creative ecosystem through support and partnerships.

Why Piivot?

To turn, adjust your thoughts, change direction, move your goal, stay nimble and to be inspired by innovation, industry, information, intellect, ingenuity, invention, ideas.

What Piivot will do

  • Internships
  • Mentoring Opportunities
  • Ideas and innovation
  • Foster talent at home
  • Host or join an event
  • Space Concierge – create new environments for experimentation, open innovation and design thinking
  • Champion Sydney's innovation on the world stage
  • Help with industry mapping and data
  • Research and knowledge sharing
  • Be part of the latest thinking in business models, innovation and digital technology
  • Grow Australia’s reputation for innovation
  • Future jobs and leadership
  • Lead the national conversation about the critical role of startups in Australia’s future
  • Collaborate to develop new products and services
  • Build networks
  • Education – skills and capability building

 

Why Sydney?

Facts on Startups and the digital creative industry in Sydney and Australia.

64%

of Australia’s startups are based in Sydney

$109b

potential contribution to the Australian economy by 2033

7%

per annum forecast growth over the next 5 years

 

What's new in the Precinct

There are billions of dollars in investments underway in physical infrastructure in Sydney. Think Barangaroo, Darling Harbour Live (including the IQ Hub); the Goods Line; UTS’s City Campus, the new Frank Gehry designed Dr Chau Chak Wing Building and Central Park.

Partner with Piivot

We want to raise the profile of tech entrepreneurship and support industry events which increase knowledge and skills. Find out where you can connect with other startups, take part in events, learn, grow and find resources to thrive.

Contact Piivot