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Interview Series

About The Series

The Australian startup movement has grown and matured a lot over the past two decades. This special series of Welcome to Day One will highlight the history of the Australian startup economy.

In partnership with some of Australia’s key innovation communities, we will uncover how the ecosystem has evolved from it’s most nascent period into a thriving community. 

This 6-part audio documentary and it’s accompanying 150+ interviews will be a deep-dive into the startup scene both past and present, and take an exciting look at the future of Australia’s technological and economic transformation. 

Join us on this exciting journey, celebrating what has been accomplished and asking some hard questions about where we’re heading and if we’re on the right track.

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Kate Cornick

Kate Cornick

Kate Cornick on ways to support Australians to begin their startup journey Kate Cornick is the CEO of LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s initiative to accelerate startups and create new jobs in Victoria. Before taking this position, Kate worked in a variety of...

Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is optimistic about Australia's future Niki Scevak has a long and diverse background in the Australian startup ecosystem. From his entrepreneurial beginnings co-founding two software companies, Niki would go on to co-found Blackbird, a venture capital firm...

Matt Barrie

Matt Barrie

Matt Barrie on the evolution of the startup ecosystem from a unique vantage point As CEO of Freelance Limited, Matt Barrie overseas the management of both freelancer.com, a service through which 54 million freelancers offer every type of service you can possibly...

Cheryl Mack

Cheryl Mack

Cheryl Mack on building communities and her passion for supporting founders Cheryl Mack is passionate about supporting founders and has done so in a variety of roles over the years: as a mentor for programs including Startmate and Founder Institute, as CEO of...

Andrea Gardiner

Andrea Gardiner

Andrea Gardiner says disruptive, scalable tech startups are critical Andrea Gardiner is the founder of Jelix, an investment firm which focuses on early stage technology startups in Australia and New Zealand. In her conversation with Adam, she shares her conviction...

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Sponsors

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Kate Cornick

Kate Cornick

Kate Cornick on ways to support Australians to begin their startup journey Kate Cornick is the CEO of LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s initiative to accelerate startups and create new jobs in Victoria. Before taking this position, Kate worked in a variety of...

Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is optimistic about Australia's future Niki Scevak has a long and diverse background in the Australian startup ecosystem. From his entrepreneurial beginnings co-founding two software companies, Niki would go on to co-found Blackbird, a venture capital firm...

Matt Barrie

Matt Barrie

Matt Barrie on the evolution of the startup ecosystem from a unique vantage point As CEO of Freelance Limited, Matt Barrie overseas the management of both freelancer.com, a service through which 54 million freelancers offer every type of service you can possibly...

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