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Atlassian Rises To Great Heights

Atlassian’s start-up story could bring a tear to even the most jaded Silicon Valley veteran’s eye. Setting the scene, there is working class hero Scott Farquhar who, as a child, spent almost a year trying to get an old Wang computer to play his favorite computer games. On the other side of town, there is Michael Cannon-Brookes, who was educated at one of Sydney’s most exclusive boys’ schools and bought his first computer with frequent flyer points while in primary school...