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Welcome to the latest edition of the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly series analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups.
Meet this week’s panel…
- James Riley, Innovation Aus
- Amanda Price, KPMG High Growth Ventures
- Vuki Vujasinovic, Sling and Stone
Topics we discuss:
In this news special, we discuss the recent and upcoming IPOs of several Aussie companies including Hipages, Booktopia and Airtasker, as well as global and local funding news like Hopin’s recent $125m raise and Aussie accounting platform Bookipi’s $1.6m seed round. We also talk about how the recent positive vaccine news and the results of the US election might impact the Australian startup ecosystem.
As mentioned in this episode, the 2020 Founder Survey from KPMG High Growth Ventures is now live. If you’re a startup founder willing to reflect on your work-life balance, health and wellbeing, participate in the survey here.