Peter Singer
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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 »

Bill Gates
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Bill Gates explains why philanthropy matters when you’re successful in tech in a new podcast with Daniel Petre

- August 24, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

StartGiving, the not-for-profit organisation inspiring a new culture of giving in the Australian innovation community, has launched a podcast and vodcast series for tech founders looking to start or scale their giving. Hosted by StartGiving founder and chair Daniel Petre and CEO Antonia Ruffell, the series features leaders in the tech and philanthropy spaces generously… Read more »

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Psychedelic biotech startup Psylo raises $1.1m to treat mental health issues with the key ingredient in magic mushrooms

- October 1, 2021 2 MIN READ

Psylo, a preclinical biotech firm, has raised $1.1 million as part of an ambitious plan to treat mental illness with naturally occurring psychedelic drugs. The Sydney-based startup, part of Startmate‘s current W21 cohort, has been backed in a round led led by Chris Hitchen’s global micro-VC fund Possible Ventures. The venture’s prominent angel investors also include Airtree’s… Read more »