9 episodes

Launched in 2015, the Morgans Startup Series is a collection of technology company interviews that form part of our commitment to working towards a dedicated and co-operative ecosystem to allow startup companies to prosper.

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Launched in 2015, the Morgans Startup Series is a collection of technology company interviews that form part of our commitment to working towards a dedicated and co-operative ecosystem to allow startup companies to prosper.

    Morgans Startup Series: Michael Fox, CEO and Co-Founder of Fable

    Morgans Startup Series: Michael Fox, CEO and Co-Founder of Fable

    Morgans Adviser Chris Titley chats to Michael Fox, CEO, and Co-founder of Fable Company. Fable is a meat alternative product using mushrooms that are currently being stocked in Woolworths. The meat alternative or plant-based meat market is in its infancy globally however came to a more public spotlight with Beyond Meat’s IPO (BYND:NAS). Michael talks about the partnership with Heston Blumenthal, restaurants, Woolworths, Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM) as well future plans.

    • 28 min
    Morgans Startup Series: Jodie Mlikota, CEO of Gathar

    Morgans Startup Series: Jodie Mlikota, CEO of Gathar

    In the latest Morgans Startup Series, Chris Titley has a follow-up chat with Jodie Mlikota from Gathar (Private Company). Through the Gathar marketplace, cooks and chefs connect with hosts looking to create amazing dinner parties at home, without the hard work. We last chatted with Gathar in August last year as they were launching into Brisbane, and have subsequently launched into Bryon Bay, Sydney and Melbourne as well as innovating through the isolation period via an “Isolation degustation” with over 200 participants enjoying a 4-course degustation set menu within their homes all at once via Youtube with a live musician. The company has recently raised $600k to expand their growth on the B2B side and expand their geographic locations. They are currently having their biggest month ever since inception.

    • 19 min
    Morgans Startup Series: Josh Foreman, Founder and CEO of InDebted

    Morgans Startup Series: Josh Foreman, Founder and CEO of InDebted

    Morgans adviser Chris Titley chatted to Josh Foreman, Founder, and CEO of Indebted. Indebted is an Australian fintech that uses technology to enable collections for overdue bad and doubtful debts. The company has recently raised over $14m to expand and grow and is backed by Westpac’s venture capital arm – Reinventure as well as Carthona Capital. The company, which has over 60 employees, uses its own technology to connect with customers to ensure they can repay their debts on a personal level and stay on top of their overall financial wellness. The pair discuss, COVID-19, and the trends Josh Foreman is seeing, as well as some business advice for other aspiring entrepreneurs.

    • 23 min
    Morgans Startup Series: Clayton Howes, Founder and CEO of MoneyMe

    Morgans Startup Series: Clayton Howes, Founder and CEO of MoneyMe

    Morgans Adviser Chris Titley recently chatted with Clayton Howes, founder, and CEO of ASX Listed MoneyMe (ASX:MME). MoneyMe is a platform predominantly servicing the fast-growing Personal Loan market. Clayton tells the story of how and why he began MoneyMe, the growth they’ve achieved thus far as well the reasons for the IPO, and a description of innovative products they’ve released far.

    Morgans Corporate Limited was Joint Lead Manager & Underwriter to the Initial Public Offer of shares in MoneyMe Limited and received fees in that regard.

    • 22 min
    Morgans Startup Series: Nathan Walsh, Co Founder & CEO of Athena Home Loans

    Morgans Startup Series: Nathan Walsh, Co Founder & CEO of Athena Home Loans

    Morgans Adviser Chris Titley recently chatted with Nathan Walsh, Co-founder of Athena Homes for a follow-up interview. Chris and Nathan spoke in February this year around the launch of Athena – and now we hear an update on how the business has scaled, how the bank has passed on all the rate cuts and the engagement that has followed, the customer feedback they are receiving as well some of the new and more innovative products and features to come.

    • 21 min
    Morgans Startup Series: Blake Wills, CEO of Microba

    Morgans Startup Series: Blake Wills, CEO of Microba

    Morgans adviser Chris Titley sat down with Blake Wills – CEO of Microba in the latest Startup Series Podcast.
    Microba (microba.com) is an Australian company working to create a community of greater health. Built on leading scientific research, Microba has established itself as a world leader in the analysis of the gut microbiome. Blake discusses the history of the product, the success they are seeing thus far in the huge verticals within the health sector, the funding they’ve received by Perennial, Thorney, and others, and their plans for the future.

    • 22 min