E101 – Patrick Llewellyn, 99designs

Patrick Llewellyn is the CEO and President of 99designs, the global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together. Patrick is Open the Pod Bay Door’s second-ever two-time guest. Since we’ve last chatted with Patrick, a lot has happened for 99designs. 99designs now employs over…

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E99 – Chris Hitchen, Inventures

Chris Hitchen is the Germany-based, Australian-born Founder and Managing Partner of Inventures. Inventures invests €100k – €500k globally in early stage tech companies and actively helps founders reach their first institutional VC Round. Chris started out as an entrepreneur; he built and sold price comparison business Getprice to News Corp,…

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E98 – Melissa Widner, Lighter Capital

Today’s guest is Melissa Widner, an experienced founder, CEO, investor and board member. She very recently left NAB Ventures to join Lighter Capital, one of NAB’s portfolio companies, as CEO. Lighter Capital is the pioneer and leading provider of revenue-based financing to SAAS companies. Prior to Lighter and NAB, she…

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OTPBD News Special – 5th October 2020

Welcome to the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly series analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups. Meet this week’s panel… Tim Burrowes, Mumbrella Jackie Vullinghs, Airtree Steve Fanale, Drive Yello Topics we discuss: Our panel discussed the explosion of e-commerce in Australia, changes to the JobKeeper program,…

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