Michael Nixon

Founder, EduKits

Michael Nixon is an inventor, designer, and the founder of EduKits International. He is the creator of The Amazing Annoyatron, an award-winning coding kit that has been sold to customers in over 15 different countries.

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Media appearances

Michael Nixon Founder EduKits and Professor Michael Blumenstein Head of School Software UTS scaled


Teen Tech Prodigy Scores NSW iAward for Amazing Annoyatron

The Amazing Annoyatron: Award-winning coding kit by teen inventor Michael Nixon.

The Australian

Tech-Savvy Teen Annoyingly Brilliant



14yo Entrepreneur Proves Age No Barrier to Success

Michael Nixon, founder & CEO of EduKits

Breakthrough Foundation

Global Breakthrough Challenge Finalist

iTWireTeen tech prodigy scores NSW iAward for Amazing Annoyatron
The Daily AdvertiserWagga teen makes waves in Sydney
Gateway ICTMichael Nixon takes our NSW iAward
My Business14yo entrepreneur proves age no barrier to success
The Alan Jones Show14yo entrepreneur bringing Australia into the future
My Business14-year-old schoolboy scoops national business pitchfest
The Daily AdvertiserTeenage tech: Michael Nixon and the youth behind Wagga’s coding revolution
Dynamic Business“Prank your parents, learn to code:” Teenaged innovator crowned Regional Pitchfest Champ
The Daily AdvertiserWagga teen wins national business competition
Information Age – ACSBig Day In gets underway
The Daily AdvertiserWagga’s Michael Nixon wins first Regional Pitchfest
Toy and Hobby RetailerEditor’s 2018 Toy Fair Top 10
The AustralianTech-savvy teen annoyingly brilliant
The LandThe Amazing Annoyatron wins NSW PitchFest
Western Magazine14-year-old pitches NSW’s winning idea
EllaslistThink Lego: Amazing Annoyatron
K-Zone MagazinePrank-star: Meet Michael Nixon, the founder of EduKits, and the inventor of The Amazing Annoyatron!
Mania MagazinePrank Tech: We talk with the crafty coder Michael Nixon about his AWSM prankster tech, The Amazing Annoyatron!
Jobs for NSWNSW startups claim top honours at Regional Pitchfest
The LeaderKooringal High School student wins state Pitchfest competition
SBS Small Business SecretsBizSecrets: Australia Post Regional Pitchfest
Daily LiberalPitch bright ideas or new businesses
Charles Sturt UniversityBig Day In at CSU in Wagga Wagga
The Herald SunExpert predicts the toys to be hot sellers this year
My BusinessUnconventional finance source aids regional start-up
Geek in Sydney14-year-old tech entrepreneur develops award-winning coding tool for youngsters
My BusinessAge a battier to credibility, not ability
Startup Daily13 year old Michael Nixon takes out top prize at the first Regional Pitchfest in Wagga Wagga
The LeaderRiverina bursting with ideas
SBS NewsPutting the spotlight on regional entrepreneurship
ABC NewsFourteen-year-old takes out national innovation award
Regional PitchfestMichael Nixon – The Amazing Annoyatron
The TODAY ShowBreaking the code: Why teaching children computer coding is important for the future
Prime7 NewsExpert tech tips for kids
WIN NewsPitchfest winner: Wagga’s fourteen-year-old boy wonder, Michael Nixon, has taken out the top prize in a national business start-up competition.
WIN NewsRegional Pitchfest National Finalists
WIN NewsMichael Nixon makes finals for Regional Pitchfest
Prime7 NewsMichael Nixon awarded Space Camp Scholarship
WIN NewsMeet the NSW finalists for the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest
WIN NewsMichael Nixon wins NSW finals of the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest
Toluna InfluencersWith apologies to Tina Turner, What’s Age Got To Do With It? You’re never too old, or too young, to be Innovative.
Toy and Hobby RetailerAussie talent recognised at TAGIE awards.
Hope 103.2Afternoons with Laura Bennett: Spotlight on The Amazing Annoyatron and national iAwards prize.
Hit 93.1 RiverinaMornings with Herbie and Dane: Regional Pitchfest 2019 promotion.
Triple MMorning Breakfast Show: Regional Pitchfest 2019 promotion.
AIIA ConnectorTeen’s tech business sinking its teeth into NSW teaching training market.
Daily AdvertiserKooringal High School student Michael Nixon becomes a finalist in international 2020 Breakthrough Junior Science Challenge.
BreakthroughFinalist 2020 Breakthrough Junior Challenge.
Daily AdvertiserKooringal High School student Michael Nixon makes it to top 15 of Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2020.
ABC RadioBreakfast with Sally Bryant: Youth Leadership.
Daily TelegraphAustralia’s 30 Under 30: Brightest young minds revealed for 2021.
The WestAustralia’s 30 Under 30: Brightest young minds revealed for 2021.
The Daily AdvertiserKooringal High School graduate Michael Nixon reaches final round of 2021 Breakthrough Junior Science Challenge.
The Daily AvertiserWagga’s young scientist makes waves in bid to go one better.