E109 – Colette Grgic, AWS

Colette Grgic is no stranger to startups. She is the Head of Startup Ecosystem in Australia & New Zealand for Amazon Web Services. In this role, Colette is responsible for the growth of the startup ecosystem at AWS and leads an excellent team who support startups with commercial and technical…

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OTPBD News Special – 8th February 2021

Welcome to another edition of the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly series analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups. Meet this week’s panel… Colette Grgic, AWS Steve Fanale, DriveYellow Simon Cant, Reinventure Topics we discuss: In this edition, we discuss local startup funding news, including raises by…

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OTPBD News Special – 22nd January 2021

After a brief holiday hiatus, we’re back with another edition of the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly series analysing the news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups. Meet this week’s panel… Marisa Warren, ALIAVIA Ventures Andy McKeon, SafetyCulture Francis Vierboom, Propeller Aero Topics we discuss: In this edition, we…

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E106 – Angus Hervey, Future Crunch

Angus Hervey is a political economist and a journalist specialising in the impact of disruptive technologies on society. Angus is a champion of “intelligent optimism” and co-founder of Future Crunch, a Melbourne-based think tank of sorts dedicated to informed, optimistic thinking about tech and the opportunities that it presents. Before…

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E105 – Tim Power, Inquisitive

Tim Power is a talented, passionate, resilient founder who has co-founded and created some of the world’s largest education communities including the World Education Games, World Maths Day, Mathletics and ClickView. He is currently the cofounder and CEO of Inquisitive, the Sydney-based education startup on a mission to simplify access…

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E104 – Matt Allen, Tractor Ventures

Today’s episode features one of Australia’s best and most prolific angel investors, Matt Allen. Matt’s portfolio includes companies like BuildKite, Practice Ignition, Spaceship, Kasada, Donesafe, Pin and Goterra. At one point or another Matt has been a software developer, founder, technical recruiter, investor and now, a CEO. Most recently, Matt…

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OTPBD News Special – 16th Dec 2020

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… Bex Eastwood, Ignition Lane Nick Gainsley, OneVentures Elliot Smith, Maxwell Plus Topics we discuss: In this news special, we discuss local fundraising news…

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