Riley is a tech entrepreneur and startup advisor. He has founded 5 technology startups over the last 13 years. He is an experienced growth marketer, having launched and grown startups in education, e-commerce, home services, fashion and media. Riley is currently the chairman of VC backed TidyMe, Australia's top home services startup and was the local partner of General Assembly Asia Pacific. Through a joint venture with the US based digital skills education startup, he opened General Assembly in Sydney in 2012, later expanding it to Melbourne, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Intro to the Sydney Startup Community
This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Sydney.
Introduction to the Sydney Startup Community
The inside scoop on Sydney’s key events and meetups, people, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues and more.
Join us for a Discussion on Entrepreneurship with General Assembly, Google & Special Guest Malcolm Turnbull
Please join General Assembly and Google as Minister for Communications, Malcolm Turnbull, MP to discuss getting started as an entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp: Launch & Grow Your Startup
Create a business plan and growth strategy to get your startup off the ground and investor ready.
Management & Leadership Bootcamp
Gain the confidence and learn the skills to be an effective manager and leader within any organization.
Scale to Success: One Day Growth Workshop
Learn a process of experimentation with different growth marketing strategies and tactics that will help you to identify and unlock scalable growth channels.
Introduction to the Digital Community
No matter what industry you are in, digital is now ever pervasive. You and your business can't afford to be left behind.
Escape from the City: Your Journey out of Corporate World
If you have ever thought about jumping ship from the corporate world, then this free class is for you.
Introduction to the Sydney Startup Community at Google
Join us at the Google campus for a class designed for anyone interested in the technology startup industry.
How to Get a Job at a Startup!
Learn about what startups are looking for in ideal candidates and how to land your startup dream job.
Napkin Pitch Night: Solve a "Melbourne" Problem in 1min or Less
We're hosting Melbourne Greens MP, Adam Bandt, as well as a panel of social innovation entrepreneurs for a napkin pitch night. Do a great pitch, win great prizes!
Business Development Bootcamp
Develop the right business development strategy for your company and learn the skills to succeed in a business development role.
Accounting and Financial Modeling Bootcamp
Learn the fundamentals of accounting and financial modeling in order to make smarter business decisions.
Top 10 Tips for Starting a Startup
Want to make your own startup but don't know where to, well, start? In this free class we'll give you the 10 most important tips to get your ideas off the ground.
Sales & Business Development Bootcamp
Develop the right business development strategy for your company and learn the skills to succeed in a sales & business development role.
GO1 + GA Present: The Future of Education
Join us for a panel discussion around the changing landscape of education, with those at the forefront of non-traditional learning.
How to Land a Job at a Startup
Get the insider tips on how to launch your career in a startup.
International EdTech: Meet the Australian EdTech Community
An evening of sharing and networking with Australian and US edtech entrepreneurs and educators working in both the K-12 and Higher Ed space.
Pitch Party: Introduction to Startup Entrepreneurship
The final 10 participants from the Introduction to Startup Entrepreneurship course go head-to-head in a pitching competition.
General Assembly Happy Hour
Drinks are on us! Our GA Happy Hour is the event of the month, come and chat (and drink) with the GA team, instructors and students.
Digital Marketing for Non-Digital Marketers
In order to stay ahead of the pack, you need to be well versed in the ever evolving digital landscape.
Escaping the Grind: Sydney Founder's Exchange
Is your city job getting you down? Are you jealous of the those that get to wear hoodies and trainers to work? Come along and find out how others took the leap away from corporate.
Introduction to Google Analytics
Get to know the basics of using Google Analytics to track and evaluate performance and draw insights to improve your business.
Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking and User Acquisition Workshop
This half day workshop will take students through the paces of prioritising customer engagement and retention