Silicon Valley finds a new crop of tech talent in Australia

By Kym McNicholas , written on March 13, 2013

From The News Desk

Kiteboarding techies have discovered a new untapped market for talent in Western Australia. You might think these executives and investors from the likes of Apple, Twitter, Silicon Valley Bank, and Qualcomm, would travel nearly 24 hours just to check out one of the best kiteboarding spots in the world. But it turns out they're also just as eager to uncover its budding entrepreneurial community, especially with former Google Wave developers sparking a new wave of innovation.

Watch the video above to find out who is stirring up excitement over this new emerging tech market. Also, meet the winners of this year’s nationwide "OZAPP Awards" app contest, hosted by Curtin University, who are creating an app (Soundbyte) which will allow the user to share data between devices via soundwaves.