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Fishburners Appoints Majella Campbell as COO

- December 13, 2023 2 MIN READ

Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Majella Campbell as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). The move comes on the heels of Fishburners’ strategic vision to expand and deepen its influence on the Australian startup ecosystem as it continues to advance innovation in Australia, aligning with the broader… Read more »

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Ethicist Peter Singer explains why philanthropy by tech founders should never be a guilty pleasure on the StartGiving podcast

- November 7, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

The StartGiving podcast, providing tech founders with inspiration and insights to start or scale their charitable giving journey, welcomed world renowned moral philosopher and bioethicist Peter Singer as its latest guest.  Singer’s writings have been foundational to both the effective altruism and the modern animal rights movements. He founded the not-for-profit The Life You Can… Read more »

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What a former Unloan employee’s ‘reasonable’ overtime court case could mean for startup ‘hustle culture’

- September 22, 2023 3 MIN READ

Global technology companies boast some of the best employment conditions in the world, but the journey there is often peppered with late nights burning the midnight oil for founders and their employees. Founders need to be aware of their legal obligations to staff because the regulations around how much overtime is “too much” are murky… Read more »

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Adtech platform Zitcha bolsters C-Suite with three key additions

- March 20, 2023 2 MIN READ

Australian advertising platform, Zitcha, announced several key additions to its C-Suite and strategic partnerships worldwide as part of an international expansion rolling out throughout 2023. The software platform lets retailers sell advertising space to suppliers to market directly to their customers.  It automates marketing purchases by retail brands on retailer channels such as email, apps,… Read more »

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IAG’s Firemark Ventures names Rebecca Schot-Guppy and Brad Armstrong as general partners

- March 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

Insurance giant IAG’s venture capital arm, Firemark Ventures, has appointed former Fintech Australia boss Rebecca Schot-Guppy a general partner alongside company veteran Bradley Armstrong. The company initially recruited Schot-Guppy  as its leverage and portfolio management manager in late 2021. Armstrong has been with the business for nearly a decade, working his way up the ranks from… Read more »