In pictures: A look inside the York Butter Factory startup space

Techworld Australia stops by Melbourne's hub for startups

  • Located at 62-66 King Street in Melbourne, the York Butter Factory was established in 2011 inside a heritage-listed space that was built in the 1850s.

  • The reception desk carries the butter motif.

  • Startups at work on the ground level of the co-working space.

  • Startups work hard ... and then they play hard.

  • We didn't meet the Dark Knight, unfortunately.

  • The facility has a few conference rooms.

  • USB-style arrows point the way.

  • Where the startups go to eat.

  • A coffee table made of phone books. 'Nuff said.

  • From left to right: Duncan Macneil of Cartesan Creative, Ash Conway of Bugwolf, and York Butter Factory co-founder, Stuart Richardson.

  • A history of Apple computers.

  • And a history of PCs!

  • Nature calls even for Space Invaders

  • Downstairs in the York Butter Factory...

  • This definitely was a factory.

  • Trendy artwork abounds!

  • Overall, our visit was a slam dunk! Is it the last slide already?

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