Business strategy

An expat Australian, WellSaid Labs CEO Matt Hocking, shares 4 lessons on building a startup in the US

- August 19, 2022 3 MIN READ

Growing a startup in any country takes a certain set of skills, but sometimes having a different perspective can be an advantage. When I founded my first software startup in the United States, I found that my Australian roots provided some unique insights. I’m currently co-founder and CEO of WellSaid Labs, the industry’s leader in AI… Read more »


How an Australian female startup founder’s funding search led to Silicon Valley’s ‘casting couch’

- July 31, 2019 4 MIN READ

Charlie Thompson (left), with her Clean Collective co-founders Charli Ferrand and Georgia Lawson. Photo: supplied.   It’s no secret that raising funds as a female founder is tough. A Boston Consulting Group survey concluded that just 2% of venture capital funding reaches female-led companies – a statistic made louder last week by Kim Jackson passionately… Read more »