Our latest interview sees Techboard correspondent Bradley Delamare from Tank Stream Labs make a switch from interviewee to interviewer (see the Techboard interview with Bradley). Bradley, spoke with Anthony Millet, CEO of residential property crowd-investment platform BRICKX following their $9M capital raise. We recently caught up with Anthony at the Myriad Launch Party in Brisbane where he was demonstrating his snake wrangling skills.
Techboard’s very own Alex Kohn, who also works for our partners the Polyglot Group, recently sat down with Paul Towers, founder of Startup Soda, a daily newsletter focused on Australian startup stories and best practices as well as distributing Techboard content (both company announcements and Blog posts). Paul also founded Task Pigeon, a software as a service business providing a simple, yet powerful, task management application for small to medium teams. Paul is also a member of Techboard’s Panel of Experts for New South Wales. Alex spoke to Paul about being a juggling entrepreneur and his refreshing approach to sharing the challenges of being a startup founder.
Leading Startup Commentator and Startup Investor Alan Jones from M8 Ventures spoke with Techboard correspondent Matthew Parker from MitchelLake about his journey from working at Yahoo, through founding and investing in startups to joining the KMPG High Growth Ventures Team and raising a new venture fund. Alan has been one of the members of Techboard's NSW Panel of Experts who provide a valuable input into the Techboard Ranking of trending Australian startups and young tech companies.
Benjamin Arsicault from our friends The Polyglot Group recently spoke with Renald Gallis, Co-founder and VP Marketing at Thinxtra. Benjamin asked Renald about arguably one of the most interesting and revolutionary movements in the digital space: the Internet of Things (IoT). Thinxtra is currently paving the way when it comes to facilitating an efficient platform for the Internet of Things. In this interview, Renald discusses their story, team, leadership, company culture and capital raising methodologies.
Techboard correspondent Matthew Parker from MitchelLake recently spoke with Bradley Delamare, CEO of Tank Stream Labs who have been very busy expanding. Since becoming anchor tenant in the recently opened Sydney Startup Hub and preparing to launch in Perth, Tank Stream Labs is now the largest tech co-working space in Australia by floor area. Bradley is also a member of Techboard’s Panel of Experts for NSW which provides a valuable input into the monthly Techboard Ranking. Matthew spoke with Bradley about Tank Stream Labs growth plans and corporates partnering with startups.
Following on from our interview with Power Ledger’s Dr Jemma Green, Techboard’s Chief Startup Evangelist Peter van Bruchem recently caught up with Dave Martin, Managing Director and one of the co-founders of Power Ledger to talk, ICOs, Data, PR/Investor and stakeholder relations. Power Ledger took out top prize for Highest Trending Company in the Techboard 2017 WA Awards. Power Ledger has also just been confirmed as a Finalist in the Extreme Tech Challenge and is off to the Finals at Richard Branson’s Necker Island in Late February.
Techboard correspondent Matthew Parker from MitchelLake recently spoke with Larry Diamond, CEO and founder of Zip Co. (ASX: Z1P) (formerly Zipmoney). They had a broad-ranging discussion covering issues including their Backdoor Listing on the ASX, their growth and recent acquisition. Zip Co. has performed very well in the monthly Techboard Ranking, was a finalist in the inaugural Techboard 2017 National Awards and came in 4th in Techboard’s Annual 2017 Ranking.
Techboard’s Peter van Bruchem speaks with Tim K Dean, Founder and CEO of Perth-based Fintech Startup Credi, which provides a fixed fee loan documentation and management system for individuals and businesses. Tim is also founder of a co-working space in Fremantle called Thinklab, which is where Credi is based. Credi were the inaugural winners of the Highest Trending Up and Coming Company at the Techboard 2017 National Awards. They also won at the Techboard WA Awards. Credi’s Techboard wins were in part due to their achievements but also the extent to which Credi successfully raised the profile of their activities through effective and regular use of PR, media, social media including using the Techboard platform itself to amplify its successes.
Recently, our Techboard correspondent Matthew Parker from MitchelLake, was able to sit down with leading Australian venture capital fund - Our Innovation Fund, LP. Jerry Stesel and Laurence Schwartz (who is also on Techbaord's Panel of Experts for New South Wales) were only too happy to talk about the creation of the fund, it’s already significant traction, and the broader start-up ecosystem in Australia.
With StartCon fast approaching (1st/2nd December), we all eagerly anticipate listening to the leaders in global technology discuss the opportunities at our fingertips. One such opportunity globally, and in Australia, is medical Cannabis. Our Sydney correspondent, Matthew Parker from MitchelLake, was able to sit down with Adam Miller, the founder of Budding Tech, Australia’s first medical cannabis accelerator. Adam will be at StartCon, but we were able to spend some time with him to discuss the opportunity for medical Cannabis in Australia, and around the world. Tickets to StartCon are still available and can be purchased with Techboard's Discount code here.