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4.31 – Anthony Baxter – Firefly Digital
In a special Rising Tide Startups episode from New Zealand, we catch up with Anthony Baxter, founder of Firefly Digital. Anthony is not only founder and CEO, he is also a salesman, digital marketer and life enthusiast.
Learn more at fireflydigital.co.nz
4.30 – Albert Jing – OneFriends
Our special guest on Rising Tide Startups is Albert Jing. Albert Jing is the Founder and CEO of OneFriends. He founded OneFriends in late 2018. Since then, Albert has led an eight member team of specialist contracted app developers, engineers, QA testers and app designer in the development of the OneFriends app. OneFriends is now live on the Apple App Store after a long beta period and rounds of intensive testing in 2019 and early 2020. Prior to committing himself fully to OneFriends, Albert was a corporate and litigation lawyer in Australia, representing ASX-listed companies, successful startups and investors.
Embodying the polymath, Albert is also an elite swimmer now working towards qualifying for and performing at the Tokyo Olympic Games.He may even, in the more distant future, establish a new Australian political party.
Learn more at – onefriendsapp.com
4.29 – Duco Van Breemen – Haymarket HQ
Our special guest on Rising Tide Startups is Duco Van Breemen. Duco is the founding general manager of Australia’s first innovation hub, Haymarket HQ, supporting technology companies and exporters to grow into the Asia-Pacific.
To date, they have supported over 550 companies from 30+ countries to grow and expand their operations via our mentoring, coworking and digital programming services.
Learn more at – haymarkethq.com
4.28 – Amy Smith – Aligned Tribe
Our special guest on Rising Tide Startups is Amy Smith, founder of Aligned Tribe. Amy Smith started her first business at the young age of 12 and by age 22 was working across the globe helping organisations of all sizes from start-ups to large enterprises, such as HSBC and the YMCA to optimize their Human Resource strategies.
Amy has worked within one of the largest executive networks of 16,000+ executives across 16 countries; supporting CEO’s and Non-Executive Directors of companies (circa $5 million to $100 million) ‘behind the scenes’ to build their personal brands and effectively launch and grow their own executive coaching businesses across Australia and New Zealand. Currently, Amy is one of the youngest members of the Directors Institute Next Generation Board of Directors.
With her diverse corporate experience that spans across Human Resources, Executive Recruitment, Marketing and Business Development domains, Amy is the ‘go to’ consultant, board advisor, speaker and coach in Australia for organisations who wish to effectively attract, engage and retain the next generation leaders (Millennials and GenZ). Amy is passionate about helping enterprises to ‘bridge the generation gap,’ build exceptional employer brands, facilitate a high performance and harmonious workplace culture and adapt to the new ways of working in order to gain a competitive advantage for talent in the rapidly changing future of work.
Amy is an avid user of LinkedIn; having recruited hundreds of professionals from graduate level to c-suite roles through the platform over the last several years. She has also grown her own LinkedIn profile to over 20,000 connections in less than 24 weeks when launching her own coaching and consulting business.
Learn more at alignedtribe.com
4.27 – Jethro Marks – TheNile.com.au
Our special guest on Rising Tide Startups is Jethro Marks. Jethro is co-founder of the arch-enemy of Amazon called TheNile.com.au. The Nile launched in 2003 and has since become one of the largest sellers on eBay Australia. The eBay store is home to millions of unique listings across 11 categories, including Books, DVDs, Baby Products, Toys and more. The Nile has been built on over a decade of experience in international online retail and ships thousands of deliveries to over 60 countries each month.
Lear more at thenile.comau
4.26 – Suzanne Mercier – Purpose to Profit
Our special guest today is Suzanne Mercier, founder of Purpose to Profit.” Suzanne has a strong background in marketing & advertising. She was also the first woman on Board of George Patterson Advertising.
Her skills set includes:
* Serial entrepreneur
* Advertising Agency (Creative Campaigns)
* Small Business Educational Network (Bite Size Skills)
* Mindset Transformation business (Imposterhood)
* Business supporting other founders to align their mindset, find their Purpose and commercialize their ideas (Purpose to Profit).
Make sure and check out Suzanne’s 28 day Challenge – https://bit.ly/Success-by-Design-28-Day-Imposter-Syndrome-Challenge
Learn more at : purposetoprofit.com.au
Cover image – Lord Howe Island (Pixabay)