S10E17 News Special and SPARK Festival

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 S10E17 News Special and SPARK Festival

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S10E16 Slurry Tub

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 S10E16 Slurry Tub

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S10E15 Like Family

TWISTA talks to Like Family co-founder Mat Bertrand about a WORLDCHANGING idea – we can use technology to help us coordinate the web of caring for those we love. Can Like Family scale caring into a profitable global enterprise?

TWISTA S10E15 Like Family

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S10E14 Tide

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.

TWISTA S10E14 Tide

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S10E13 Anduril Industries

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?

TWISTA S10E13 Anduril Industries

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!)

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S10E10 Block Earner

Block Earner has a WORLDCHANGING idea – use decentralised finance – ‘DeFi’ – to offer better yields than bank deposits: banking without a bank. Co-founder Jordan Momtazi joins TWISTA to explain how it all works, how they make money, and how Block Earner navigates customer requirements for high yield amidst an ongoing ‘crypto winter’.

TWISTA S10E10 Block Earner

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S10E09 Saber Astronautics

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.

TWISTA S10E09 Saber Astronautics

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S10E08 Rob Kinley FutureFeed

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.

TWISTA S10E08 Rob Kinley FutureFeed

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S10E07 Nick Hazell v2Food

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?

TWISTA S10E07 Nick Hazell v2Food

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S10E06 Cameron Adams Gives His All

In the second half of TWISTA’s interview with Canva co-founder and Chief Product Officer, Cameron Adams, we learn about the startup’s plans to change the world – and Cam’s efforts to create a more sustainable future for everyone. Plus: four key factors defining a WORLDCHANGING startup.

TWISTA S10E06 Cameron Adams Gives His All

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