Merry Christmas from Dapper!

What a year it has been! The UK voted to leave the EU, Brazilians hosted the Summer Olympics and Americans voted for Trump. Among all the big news that happened this year, 2016 also marked a milestone for us at Dapper – our first full calendar year! We’ve had an incredible 12 months, all thanks to Read more

Perth’s tech events to attend this December

If you reside in WA, the start of December marks an important time for the tech industry. Starting on Monday the 5th, you can jam-pack your schedule with everything mobile, investment and innovation. Contrary to popular belief, digital geeks know how to let their hair down. There are plenty of opportunities to join the Perth entrepreneur and Read more

See inside the homes of tech’s rich and famous

The lifestyles of the rich and famous seems synonymous with posh homes, luxury cars and the finer things in life. Yet more and more successful tech entrepreneurs are opting to rent homes rather than buy, drive old jalopies over new luxury sedans, and brown bag it to work rather than splurge on lunch. But then, the Read more

It’s cool to be uncool

Once upon a time, being a nerd wasn’t so cool. You got stuffed into lockers and spent weekends playing video games in your mother’s basement. Okay, so that last part may still be true, but nowadays, engineers/developers/scientists/etc are at the top of the food chain and ‘nerd’ is the new cool. This rebranding of nerd into goddess Read more

5 ways to become a Rock Startup™

We’ve all heard the rags to riches stories of tech’s most illustrious rock startups™, jettisoning those behind the corporate rise into celebrity status. Zuckerberg, Jobs and Branson are among the elite ranks of Cher, Madonna, Adele, Bono and few others who’ve attained success and fame to such a degree that they can be known by one singular name Read more

Top 15 quotes from rock stars you can apply to your startup

Running with the notion that tech entrepreneurs are equivalent to this generation’s rock stars, here’s 15 pieces of sound advice from some of the coolest rock stars around. Sure, these leather wearing superstars are talking music, but you’ll notice their fortune cookie snippets of wisdom also describe the tenacity required to be a successful tech entrepreneur. Just Read more