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The podcast for Aussie founders, startups and organisations that support Australian entrepreneurship.

This season of W2D1 about the history of the Australian startup ecosystem is supported by our major sponsors: MYOB, Amazon Web Services, Investment NSW & CSIRO.

"I've never seen someone pull together audio clips with this level of clarity and logic, it really is top-notch work." - Murray Hurps, Director of Entrepreneurship at UTS

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The podcast for Aussie founders, startups and organisations that support Australian entrepreneurship.

This season of W2D1 about the history of the Australian startup ecosystem is supported by our major sponsors: MYOB, Amazon Web Services, Investment NSW & CSIRO.

"I've never seen someone pull together audio clips with this level of clarity and logic, it really is top-notch work." - Murray Hurps, Director of Entrepreneurship at UTS

Hit that subscribe button, and you won't miss any brand-new Australian startup stories.

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Let's go back to day one, where this story begins...

    Lars Rasmussen discusses the key ingredients for successful founders - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Lars Rasmussen discusses the key ingredients for successful founders - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Lars Rasmussen is a Danish computer scientist and tech angel investor with a long history of working within the startup ecosystem both within Australia and internationally, including as co-founder of Google Maps, and as Director of Engineering for Facebook in London. In 2015, Rasmussen announced his departure from Facebook to co-found a music startup, Weav Musi, with his partner Elomida Visviki. In his conversation with guest host Will Tjo, Lars discusses his love of Sydney, what he sees as key ingredients for successful founders, as well as the difficult balancing act between self belief through adversity and knowing when to quit.
    See full show notes: https://w2d1.com/lars-rasmussen

    • 49 min
    Ric Richardson discusses the contrasting skills required to invent and run a company - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Ric Richardson discusses the contrasting skills required to invent and run a company - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Ric Richardson is an Australian inventor who first came to prominence as a result of his invention of Software Activation, a technique used in software anti-piracy. Ric founded the Uniloc Company and entered an agreement with IBM to commercialise the invention, which Ric says has now been used on two and a half billion computers globally. In 2011 a US court awarded Uniloc $388 million in damages after Microsoft was found to have infringed on Ric’s patent, and the subsequent publicity surrounding the case led to the TV program Australian Story creating an episode covering the trial. In his conversation with Adam, Ric discusses the surge of support he received after the Australian Story episode was watched by 2 million people, and what he sees as the contrasting skills and personalities needed for creating an invention, and running a company.
    See full show notes: https://w2d1.com/ric-richardson

    • 1 hr
    Brad Parsons talks about the risk tolerances of different startup ecosystems - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Brad Parsons talks about the risk tolerances of different startup ecosystems - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Brad Parsons is CEO and founder of Movus, a company that provides monitoring tools for industrial equipment with the mission of preserving the earth’s resources by improving the efficiency and life of industrial assets. At the time of recording Movius is active in 16 countries, and has ambitions for further growth. In his conversation with guest host Will Tjo, Brad discusses how he has seen an increased emphasis on funding for startups with a focus on environmental sustainability, as well as his belief that Australia’s startup ecosystem suffers from a greater degree of risk aversion than other nations.
    See full show notes: https://w2d1.com/brad-parsons

    • 29 min
    Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall discuss how social enterprises fit within the startup community - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall discuss how social enterprises fit within the startup community - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Eloise Hall and Isobel Marshall are the founders of Taboo, a social enterprise that sell organic cotton pads and tampons, with all profits going towards eradicating period poverty. The Eloise and Isobel were first introduced to the social enterprise model of business in 2016 while students at high school, and began designing what would become Taboo during the summer holidays before commencing their final year of high school. In their conversation with guest host Will Tjo, Eloise and Isobell discuss how social enterprises fit within the broader startup community, as well as some of the considerations unique to social enterprises when considering various options for raising funds, such as crowdfunding campaigns or more traditional venture capital.
    See full show notes: https://w2d1.com/eloise-and-isobel

    • 36 min
    The Documentary: Trailer - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: The Documentary

    The Documentary: Trailer - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem: The Documentary

    What will the new economy look like? As startups become the new way of life, Australia must become more open and less restrictive to encourage innovation. Hear entrepreneurs' firsthand accounts of their journey and learn what that has meant to the startup world.
    This podcast will give you a great insight into Australia’s innovation ecosystem by tracing its history and future. If you're curious as to how it all started, who were the innovators that helped transform it, and how this ecosystem interacts with others both domestically and around the world- this is a must-listen!
    This 6-part audio documentary and its accompanying 150+ interviews is a deep dive into the startup scene, both past and present and takes an exciting look at the future of Australia’s technological and economic transformation.
    Join us on this exciting journey, celebrating what has been accomplished and asking hard questions about where we’re heading and whether we’re on the right track.

    • 2 min
    Joshua Flannery discusses the key differences between Australia and Japan's startup ecosystems - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Joshua Flannery discusses the key differences between Australia and Japan's startup ecosystems - The History of the Australian Startup Ecosystem

    Joshua Flannery is the Founder and CEO of Innovation Dojo, an organisation active in both Australia and Japan which was founded in 2016 to support startups and entrepreneurs. Josh (as he prefers to be called) has had a variety of roles in both Australia and Japan’s startup ecosystems. In his conversation with Adam, Josh discusses what he sees as some key differences between Australia and Japan’s startup ecosystems, as well as his time working as Director of the Sydney Startup Hub.
    See full show notes: https://w2d1.com/joshua-flannery

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

caralcoops ,

Great initiative and executed perfectly!

So great shining the light on regional start ups. Regional towns are such an essential part of Australia with so much to give!

Scanlad ,

Shining a Light in Regional Australia

Really great to see Adam shining light on start-ups from regional areas - something rarely done to this extent! Adam keeps you engaged throughout each episode.

Argo88 ,

Thoughtful and useful

Enjoyed the lack of hype and measured delivery. Listened to the Crave episode. Will try others.

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