Pioneera‘s Danielle Owen Whitford and Tahnee Claeys wanted to find a way to alleviate workplace stress and burnout. Their solution, ‘Indi’, helps employees recognise stressful moments and situations – and offers guidance to them. TWISTA asks whether can managers integrate Pioneera to make workplaces more positive – and more productive? That’s why Pioneera is TWISTA’s tenth and final WORLDCHANGING startup of Series 10.
Cheryl Mack spent the long 2021 lockdown developing all of the infrastructure to allow any sophisticated Australian investor to create or join a syndicate. Aussie Angels provides a new, radically open platform to connect investors to early-stage startups – revolutionising the investment landscape.
Has 2022 gone to plan? We ask Galileo Ventures co-founder James Alexander and Tech Central Executive Director Annie Parker for their reflections and insights. Then SPARK Festival director Maxine Sherrin shares the high points of an incredible program for anyone interested in startups.
TWISTA talks to Slurry Tub Chairman Angus Hudson. Angus dreamed up a solution to ‘wet slurry’ generated in nearly all construction work, methodically developed a solution, and now looks to scaling into global growth with his WORLDCHANGING innovation.
TWISTA talks to Tide co-founder and CEO Michael Loewy about his startup’s revolutionary new technology – one that could promise highly secure and tamper-resistant data stores – for businesses, for users – and for the world in search of good solutions to accelerating cyber-threats.
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey created defense startup Anduril Industries as a fast, cheap and out-of-control response to the slow-moving and technologically backward defense ‘primes’. Can Anduril really earn billions while saving taxpapers hundreds of millions?
At 6pm on Thursday 18 August 2022, Palmer Luckey will be livestreaming his sold-out Sydney event. If you’d like to watch it, click here. (I’m the MC!)
TWISTA learns about an exciting development in Australia’s startup ecosystem – Sydney’s Tech Central – from Executive Director Annie Parker. How can six square kilometers become a cradle for the next generation of Australia’s WORLDCHANGING startups?
Saber Astronautics makes software-as-a-service to tracks all of the junk that’s in orbit. They make space exploration, commerce and travel far safer – which makes them an out of this-WORLDCHANGING business. TWISTA hears from CEO Andreas Antoniades and founder Jason Held.
Rob Kinley discovered a common seaweed that eliminates methane emissions from livestock, and founded FutureFeed. Now Rob is mapping out how to scale his WORLDCHANGING innovation for a world that badly needs it.
In 2019, food scientist Nick Hazell had a penny-drop moment when he realised the world needed far more meat than could be raised sustainably. That led him to found v2Food, creating a whole product line of plant-based meat substitutes. How does v2Food achieve scale (and change the world) in one of the most competitive of all product areas – fast-moving consumer goods?