Australia; it’s not just about sandy beaches, beers and bbqs, Melbourne (and Sydney) have thriving digital and tech communities and this month, entrepreneur and technology journalist Hermione Way and her team at Techflufftv will be exploring the startup scene interviewing the hottest startups for The Next Web Australia’s Melbourne Silicon Beach Series.

Sponsored by Kodak, Silicon Beach Australia and The Next Web, decided to delve a little deeper into Melbourne’s startup scene and video interviewed ten of these companies.

This week we caught up with Robert Barnes from Stateless Systems.

Robert talk to us about their world renown products RetailMeNot, BugMeNot and Trendsmap, and what its like working in the Melbourne tech community.

Stay tuned for next week as we will bring you an interview from RedBubble.

CLICK HERE to check out all our past Melbourne Silicon Beach Series interviews