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Book
Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger

Podcast
Recode, Decode with Kara Swisher
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News Source
The Information

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iPhone
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Podcast app on iPhone
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Chamath Palihapitiya, Founder Social Capital
If you could do a TedTalk on anything what would it be on?
How to start a country.
Can you invent a country with the same methods that people use to starting a company.

Welcome to the latest edition of OTPBD News Special, Innovation Bay’s fortnightly podcast analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups.

Meet the panel…

  • Founder: James Ferguson, Immutable Games
  • Investor: Niki Scevak, Blackbird
  • Ecosystem: Cheryl Mack, Stone & Chalk

Topics we discuss: Our panel covers recent funding news, including raises by See Mode, Buildkite, SpaceX and Blackbird’s new fund. Some other key topics include Canva and Atlassian blasting changes to R&D tax scheme, the COVID-19 Global Venture Funding report from Crunchbase, and AirBnb’s upcoming IPO. Our panel also discuss the growth of edtech, the formation of a new venture fund for female founders by Marisa Warren and Kate Vale, Expert360’s Bridget Loudon joining the Telstra board, and the ongoing battle between Apple and Epic, the creator of Fortnite.

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