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OTPBD News Special – 14th July

Hello and welcome to the 8th edition of the OTPBD News Special, our fortnightly podcast analysing the news that matters to Australian and Kiwi startups. Meet this week’s panel: VC: Alan Jones, M8 Ventures Founder: Kath Hamilton, Loop+ Ecosystem: Annie Parker, Microsoft Topics we discuss: This week we cover the…

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OTPBD News Special – 1st July

Welcome to the 7th edition of the OTPBD News Special! It’s our fortnightly podcast analysing news that matters for Australian and Kiwi startups. Meet this week’s panel: VC: Sarah Nolet, Tenacious Ventures & AgThentic Founder: Adam Theobald, Ordermentum Ecosystem: Paul Smith, AFR Topics we discuss: We cover funding news, the…

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E86 – Leigh Jasper, Aconex

Leigh Jasper is the co-founder and CEO of Aconex, the world’s most widely used cloud collaboration platform for construction, engineering and infrastructure projects. Aconex was acquired by Oracle in 2018 for $1.6B. Leigh started the business back in 2000 with school friend Rob Philpot, after some experience working in Mechanical…

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E85 – Fred Schebesta, Finder

Fred Schebesta is a serial entrepreneur, best known for co-founding finder.com, one of the world’s leading comparison websites. Before launching Finder, he started Freestyle Media, a successful digital marketing agency, while at uni. In 2007, Freestyle was sold to a public company and the funds were used to start Finder.com….

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E82 – Jaime Bott

Jaime Bott is a partner at Sequoia Capital, managing the Talent Advisory function. She leads a talent team of 14 who help Sequoia’s portfolio companies hire amazing talent, assemble a recruiting function, and build a board. Since Jaime started at Sequoia about 10 years ago, talent has become an essential function for…

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E79 – Luke Anear, Safety Culture

In this episode, Phaedon chats with Luke Anear, founder and CEO of SafetyCulture. Luke founded SafetyCulture in his garage in Townsville back in 2004 and has scaled the company globally, attracting thousands of customers from a wide range of industries and completing millions of inspections with SafetyCulture’s iAuditor app. The…

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E73- Anil Sabharwal, Google

This week on #OTPBD Ian talks with Anil Sabharwal, Vice President of Chrome, Comms and Photos at Google. Of the 9 Google products that have reached over 1 billion users, Anil is in charge of 2 of them, Photos and Chrome. Anil shares his incredible journey, beginning with founding D2L,…

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