Episode S06E19 News Special with Dean Dorrell and Julie Trell

Carthona Capital principal Dean Dorrell and muru-D Global Head Julie Trell join TWISTA to discuss Startup Muster, diverse talent needs, and politics.

Here’s that StartupSmart article I referenced, about the growing tech talent gap in Australia.

Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors MYOB, UTS Startups and Campaign Monitor — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S06E15 – Fishburners’ Pandora Shelley

Pandora Shelley’s journey – from UTS undergraduate to CEO of Fishburners – is a microcosm of Australia’s startup ecosystem. Their stories – past and future – on this episode of TWISTA.

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Big thanks to TWISTA sponsors MYOB, UTS Startups and Campaign Monitor — their support makes our podcast possible!

Episode S06E01 – Jason Calacanis and Angels in Australia

Four years ago Jason Calacanis charged us with creating the first international podcast worthy of his “This Week in Startups” branding.

Jason Calacanis

In those four years Australia’s startup community has grown from strength to strength – and legendary angel investor Jason Calacanis joins us to launch series 6 of TWISTA with a wide-ranging conversation about what it takes to make it in the news business, how he grades each investment offer presented to him, why ICOs aren’t the end of angel investing – and how Australia can build upon its incredible startup success.

An interview 23 years in the making – on this episode of TWISTA!

Update 11 July 2018 – This morning INSIDE.COM announced it’s raising a round of funding to expand its operations – with Jason leading the round. Find out more here.

S05E01 – Startup Muster and Elanation

TWISTA opens series 5 with Monica Wulff, CEO of Startup Muster, who goes through all the key points of the recently released 2016 survey of Australia’s startup ecosystem.

Then TWISTA speaks to Elanation co-founder Katherine Maree Pace and Aimee Atkins about building a lifestyle tech company that starts with a ‘child-centred’ design process.