[PODCAST] Glass Ceiling – Episode 12: Nicola Farrell, program manager at muru-D

- September 27, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Now program manager for the muru-D accelerator in Sydney, Nicola Farrell has been working with startups for almost a decade. Originally from Ireland, she led startup and accelerator engagement for the Web Summit conference before moving to Sydney and starting at early stage startup incubator Pollenizer. She then found her way to AGL Energy before… Read more »


[PODCAST] Startup Meet Corporate – Episode 22: Square

- September 10, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

On this episode, Gina and Tricia chat about card payments. We sat down to talk with Ben Pfisterer, country manager for Square Australia. Ben has been with Square since its local launch, when it brought its original card reader down under in 2016. Having started out targeting the likes of market stalls, Square revealed last year… Read more »


[PODCAST] Glass Ceiling – Episode 11: Maria Halasz, CEO of Cellmid

- September 5, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Maria Halasz is the managing director and CEO of the ASX-listed life sciences & biotech company, Cellmid Limited. She has a fascinating background: she originally started in the science, working in executive positions in biotechnology firms, before moving to corporate finance and managing investment funds. Maria joined Cellmid in 2007 – and since her appointment,… Read more »


[PODCAST] Startup Meet Corporate – Episode 20: Investec

- August 17, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

On this episode, Gina and Tricia chat about startup investment. We had a chat to Hein Vogel, the managing director of the Emerging Companies division at Investec, an “entrepreneurial-focused” investment bank. The bank is global, founded and headquartered in South Africa, but its emerging companies division was founded in Australia two years ago to look… Read more »

Emily Rich

[PODCAST] Glass Ceiling – Episode 9: Emily Rich, MD of Startups in Australia for Microsoft

- August 2, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Emily Rich is the managing director of startups for Microsoft in Australia and partner at M8 Ventures. After starting her career in Adelaide with the Australian Tax Office, Emily then went on to study software engineering and in 2013 cofound Jemsoft, an artificial intelligence startup that was acquired by ASX-listed Xped last year. Emily is… Read more »