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Latest Founder stories and interviews. Get inspired by advice from Startup Founders on entrepreneurship, getting funded, building a company, developing ideas and how they bounced back from failure.

  • Everyone hates tech people these days. Why?

    There has been countless of times where tech entrepreneurs have come under the spotlight, all for the wrong reasons. Mark Zuckerberg: complicit in everything from facilitating genocide to death for democracy. Jeff Bezos: exploiting warehouse employees while splashing money on space. Elon Musk: where to even begin? Let’s not kid ourselves: a lot of this… Read more »

  • A Non-Techies Guide to Choosing Your Startup CTO

    As a non-technical founder, you’re going to need a Startup CTO in charge of the tech side of your startup. But how on earth do you find them and choose them?! Get some enlightenment on the CTO dilemma right here.

  • Sharesies ain’t shy about sharing their tips on building a successful startup

    If you haven’t heard of Sharesies yet, you’re missing out. Sharesies is changing the conversation around the word ‘investing’, making it go from a daunting and fixed definition of the word to something more relatedly and casual. ‘Investment made easy’ is their motto and their cute and fun design of colourful fruits and candy is… Read more »

  • SHOUTback- The new darling of Adelaide’s thriving startup scene

    Known for its lush, world-class wine-producing valleys, long pristine beaches and an eclectic Fringe Festival, Adelaide isn’t the first place many of us think of when talking of startup communities, and that’s exactly where you might be going wrong. In the last decade or so, Adelaide has seen a tremendous rise in startup activity, with… Read more »

  • Actor and entrepreneur Nick Slater tell us how he does it all

    Nick Slater is a name many of us would know, either from his stint on Triple M or his role as Prince Henri on the Netflix show, Reign. Nick made a name for himself as an entrepreneur with his app, Captiona, which you might be familiar with. Captiona is an app that basically helps you… Read more »

  • Tips and insights into entering Asia from Airwallex’s Lucy Liu

    Australian fintech startup Airwallex is a name we are familiar with within our startup community, and they are making a name in Asia as well. They just announced their partnership with Standard Chartered Bank right after Money 20/20 Asia in Singapore. This partnership is only months apart from their partnership with Square Peg Capital for… Read more »

  • 4 digital marketing tips startups need from Robert Tadros

    Founder of Impress!ve Digital, Robert Tadros is pretty impressive. In 12 months, the digital marketing business has grown more than 500%, from $600K to $3.5 million in annual revenue, which Robert attributes largely to pivoting from being a generalist agency to specialising in SEO, SEM and Facebook. After a successful 8-year career with Sensis, Robert decided… Read more »

  • Melbourne startup builds technology to change the way we do online shopping

    To Me Love Me Fashion Technology is an Australian tech startup that is solving a real problem of online shopping for both retailers and customers. As customers, we all know the issue, the chance of finding clothes that fit perfectly is pretty low, which then results in many returns.  And for the longest time, nothing… Read more »

  • This NZ startup is here to make cryptocurrency investing simple for you

    New Zealand-based FinTech startup Ilumony is the online financial services and robo-advice company that is here to help make financial advice easily accessible, and they have moved towards cryptocurrency investing.  Using technology and experiences in financial and investment advice, Founder/CEO Rachel Strevens and co-founder Abhy Singla have created a platform that anyone can access and… Read more »