We chat with Monica Wulff, CEO of Startup Muster, after the release of the 2017 survey report, examining the stats and looking at where the Australian startup ecosystem is headed in 2018.
Benjamin Chong, cofounder and partner at Right Click Capital, talks about breaking through the glass ceiling of the Australian tech ecosystem and recounts what it was like to start a business within the dial-up era as well as the relationship between investors and founders.
We chat with Envato cofounder Cyan Ta’eed about breaking through the glass ceiling of the Australian tech ecosystem and what it has taken to build one of the worlds most successful digital companies.
We sat down with Julie Demsey, General Manager of Springboard Enterprises in Australia, to talk about her move from Silicon Valley, the importance of developing the right culture in a startup, leading high performing teams, and why founders should aim to have a sustainable business.
We sit down with venture capitalist Kara Frederick, a Silicon Valley native who has spent her career at the intersection of innovation and technology. Among others, she has worked at Goldman Sachs and with Growthpoint Technology Partners, and joined investment firm Reinventure Group as its first General Partner back in March.
We chat about office space with Paul Edwards, General Manager of Workplace Experiences at Mirvac, about the future of work, what Mirvac learned from the development and running of the first Hoist space, and what makes a ‘smart precinct’.
We chat about AI with Richard Kimber, cofounder and CEO of artificial intelligence startup Daisee, about Daisee’s development and growth, and how it’s been helped along by corporate relationships.
We chat with Melissa Widner, general partner at NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank, about the development of NAB Ventures and its investment themes, its relationship and how it works with the bank, and what it looks for in startups.
We chat with Leigh Gibson, Tech Area Lead in the Customer Self Service tribe at ANZ, bout life at ANZ, which has been undergoing a transformation in the way it works and in its approach to innovation over the last year, along with her work mentoring other women in tech through initiatives such as the… Read more »
We sat down to talk with Mick Spencer, founder and CEO of OnTheGo, about the origins of the business, its approach to finding and working with customers, and how the partnership with Wesfarmers came about and what it entails.
We talk with Peter O’Connell, cofounder and CEO of Amaysim, about his experience in the telco sector, and the process of setting up and launching Amaysim.
We talk with Ben Pfisterer, country manager for Square Australia, about the growth of Square in Australia, how it has gone about forming its partnerships, and its place in the local fintech landscape.
We chat to Anna Lee, the chief operating officer at online fashion retailer The Iconic, about the growth of the company, the importance of the customer, and how The Iconic stays agile now it’s grown to more than 500 staff.
We had a chat to Hein Vogel, the managing director of the Emerging Companies division at Investec, an “entrepreneurial-focused” investment bank, about the development of the Emerging Companies division, what it’s looking for in portfolio companies and what, in turn, it can offer them, and the Australian startup landscape.
We chat to Hugh Fahy, the GM of Engineering at MYOB, about the growth of MYOB, the development of the Future Makers program and its DevelopHER initiative, and the company’s culture.