SUDS, with ACS Innovation Labs director Siobhan Casey, on how to tackle diversity and inclusion, be a VC, land VC and tackle substance abuse

- July 15, 2022 < 1 MIN READ
Siobhan Casey
iobhan Casey, Director of the ACS Innovation Labs
Every week on the Startup Daily TV show, we talk to more than two dozen founders, CEOs, investors and experts about what’s happening in tech.

Now you can catch the best of the show with the weekly podcast, SUDS.



Each week on SUDS host Simon Thomsen has a special guest join him to discuss the big news of the week, tell their story and also tackle a big idea in their area of expertise, before we run through the TV show’s highlights.

On SUDS, the weekly washup from the Startup Daily show on ausbiz, Simon’s special guest this week is Siobhan Casey, Director of the ACS Innovation Labs in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, on the eve of the 10th anniversary of River City Labs. We discuss the Musk-Twitter omnishambles, and how to think about, then tackle diversity and inclusion in a startup in a meaningful way.

The show guests you’ll hear from are Rampersand Taryn Pieterse on VC’s Woodstock of for underrepresented founders – the Great Warm Intro

And if you’ve ever wanted to be an early-stage startup investor, Airtree is opening up its VC 101 program, Airtree Explorer, to everyone – Jessica Walker takes us through what’s involved

Dr Sivan Krish, founder GoMicro, has built a $1 device that attaches to your smartphone to tackle a $1 trillion food waste problem, using it to tell when fresh produce is ripe or spoiled.

And it’s Dry July, raising money for cancer research. Lived founder Sally Metelerkamp is asking the startup sector to help her raise $20,000. Her substance abuse recovery startup has also added a drinks tracker to its app to help you decide if things are getting out of hand.

Listen to SUDS:

Presenter: Simon Thomsen

Producer: Jaxson McLennan

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