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Monica Zarafu from BYKKO

Monica Zarafu from BYKKO

Today you’re going to hear the story of BYKKO and it’s founder Monica Zarafu. Born in Romania, Monica moved to Australia in two thousand and ten. Motivated by a need to mitigate the threat of climate change, and seeing the mass adoption of bicycles in parts of Europe,...

Naomi Findlay the Renovation Queen

Naomi Findlay the Renovation Queen

Today I’d like to share with you the story of Naomi Findlay. Naomi is a remarkably hard-working woman with a ridiculous amount of active projects, all of which aim to position her as Australia's queen of property renovation and home styling. She has a digital video...

Melanie Mury from IMBY

Melanie Mury from IMBY

Meet Melanie Mury from IMBY (In My Backyard). IMBY operates in the proptech space (Property Technology) and is working to consolidate the development application process or at least make it easier to navigate. Melanie started IMBY with her partner in life and...

Linda Bergskas from Visionise with Kara Armstrong

Linda Bergskas from Visionise with Kara Armstrong

Today you’re going to hear the story of Linda Bergskas and Visionise. Linda started Visionise, a full-service fashion branding service after she sold her own international fashion brand in search of a more balanced lifestyle. With such a successful career and a large...

Becky Kiil from Newcastle Afoot

Becky Kiil from Newcastle Afoot

In this episode guest host Andy Jones (from Colour & Sound) goes on a walking tour with Becky Kiil, founder of Newcastle Afoot, a top rated walking tour and cultural experiences business. On top of her already hectic work life, Becky is also volunteering her time...

Lauren & Cara from Your Food Collective

Lauren & Cara from Your Food Collective

Today I’d like to share with you the story of Your Food Collective. Your Food Collective is serving over 1400 people since they opening in 2017 at an 80% customer retention rate with a very good average order value. They have hubs all over Newcastle where you can...

Liam Scanlan from Eat Your Water

Liam Scanlan from Eat Your Water

Today you’re going to hear the story of Eat Your Water featuring Liam Scanlan.  Before we go back to the beginning, here’s where we are today, Liam has been named one of the top 50 people in e-commerce in the whole of Australia. In November 2019 alone over 100,000...

Startmate – Featuring Michael Batko

Startmate – Featuring Michael Batko

Today you’re going to hear the story of Startmate featuring the head of operations at Startmate, Michael Batko. Startmate is the leading tech accelerator in Australia and they take 10 to 15 companies and new stage founders in each cohort and help them from three to...

Slingshot – Featuring Trent Bagnall & Craig Lambert

Slingshot – Featuring Trent Bagnall & Craig Lambert

Today you’re going to hear the story of Slingshot featuring Trent Bagnall and Craig Lambert. Today slingshot is Australia’s number 1 corporate accelerator. Trent told me that Slingshot is really invested in supporting regional and have a strong focus on supporting...

Alan “The Nice One” Jones

Alan “The Nice One” Jones

Today you’re going to hear from Alan Jones - The Nice One. Alan Jones is a startup entrepreneur, a mentor to other startup founders, and an angel investor who is building a venture fund. Let's meet Alan Jones.Transcript Alan:...

Startup Muster – Featuring Murray Hurps & Maria MacNamara

Startup Muster – Featuring Murray Hurps & Maria MacNamara

Today you’re going to hear the story of Startup Muster through its founder Murray Hurps.  Startup Muster is a report that produces the most comprehensive data on the Australian startup ecosystem with the goal of measuring and publishing the progress, challenges, and...

The Studio – Featuring Chantal Abouchar

The Studio – Featuring Chantal Abouchar

Today you’re going to hear the story of Chantal Abouchar and The Studio. The Studio is an industry-agnostic media technology incubator and is, in fact, Australia's first media technologies incubator. It’s located in the Sydney Startup Hub, and their mission is to help...

Yolanda Surjan from Creatures & Co – formerly Radvet

Yolanda Surjan from Creatures & Co – formerly Radvet

Today you’re going to hear the story of Yolanda Surjan and RadVet. Dr Yolanda Surjan is a senior lecturer of Radiation Therapy at the University of Newcastle, she has a bachelor degree in Medical Radiation Technology, a graduate certificate in health promotion, a...

Daniel & Alicia Edge from CompEAT Nutrition

Daniel & Alicia Edge from CompEAT Nutrition

Today you’re going to hear the story of Alicia, Daniel and CompEAT Nutrition. The concept of CompEAT first planted itself in Daniel & Alicia’s mind in 2016. Since then they’ve bootstrapped it themselves for quite some time and invested a lot of themselves into...

Christina Gerakiteys

Christina Gerakiteys

Today you’re going to hear the story of Christina Gerakiteys. Christina is a mentor. Christina has quite a varied background and has done a lot, and for a long time she struggled with that fact. The fact that she never could just focus on one thing. As the quote by...

Joss Kesby from Diffuse Energy featuring James Bradley

Joss Kesby from Diffuse Energy featuring James Bradley

Today you’re going to hear the story of Diffuse Energy and it’s founders Joss Kesby, James Bradley and Sam Evans. Diffuse Energy is a company that, right now, is building wind turbines that are twice as efficient as their competitors, but the vision that Joss and his...

Andrew Mears from SwitchDin

Andrew Mears from SwitchDin

Today you’re going to hear the story of Andrew Mears and SwitchDin. SwitchDin provides software and hardware solutions for managing distributed energy resources. SwitchDin connects with utilities to help them work more efficiently with the grid. We’re going to hear...

Jade Ryan from Cake Server

Jade Ryan from Cake Server

Today you’re going to hear the story of Cake Server and Jade Ryan. Jade blew me away. Jade went to university to study structural engineering, became a structural engineer, started and built a side hustle while working full-time, is a mother of two young children and...

Daniel Spiteri from FEIKE

Daniel Spiteri from FEIKE

Today you’re going to hear the story of FEIKE and Daniel Spiteri. FEIKE is a business that helps get you home safely, the business has grown from an idea that Daniel had that he hoped would bring some quality of life for his family, to now a growing team, currently 3...

James Rabbitt from Broader Learning

James Rabbitt from Broader Learning

Today you’re going to hear the story of James Rabbitt and Broader Learning. Broader Learning provides STEM-based learning programs to multiple schools. This approach allows Broader Learning to provide a higher quality and more cost-effective experience for the...

Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures

Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures

Today you’re going to hear the story of Heath Raftery from Newie Ventures. Newie Ventures is an engineering agency. They build solutions to their client’s problems. Basically, their customers come to them with an idea, and Heath and his team go to work figuring out...

Sahil Harriram from Elite Robotics

Sahil Harriram from Elite Robotics

Today you’re going to hear the story of Elite Robotics and it’s CEO Sahil. Sahil and his teams are developing robots that have human-like instincts! Since launching in 2016, The Elite Robotics team have been finalists in 6 out 7 pitching competitions. They’ve built a...

Justin Hales from Camplify

Justin Hales from Camplify

Today you’re going to hear the story of Justin Hales and Camplify. Camplify is Australia’s largest caravan and RV peer to peer sharing community and is expanding internationally. The company has made leaps and bounds since when it started back in 2014. With over 3500...

Jessica Koncz from EatSee – formerly Crave

Jessica Koncz from EatSee – formerly Crave

Today you’re going to hear the story of Crave and it’s founder Jessica Koncz. Jessica didn’t go to university. Jessica began to work in cafes and restaurants as soon as she could legally work. Today Jess is the director of a successful social media marketing agency...