TECH TALK: Google Australia's MD Nick Leeder

Google Australia boss Nick Leeder offers his views on the NBN, why start-ups need to go to Silicon Valley for international success, and also compares Melbourne and Sydney’s start-up scene.

This is transcript of the question time Google Australia's MD Nick Leeder held after his Business Series lecture at RMIT University on the February 20. In his answers, Leeder talks about the importance of the NBN, the “critical mass” missing from Australia’s start-up scene and also compares the strength of Sydney and Melbourne’s venture capital communities.

On R&D funding, Australian politics and the NBN

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