Tag Archives: Venture Capital

071: Tim Bull – Melbourne to Silicon Valley

Sean catches up with good mate and former Melbournian Tim Bull who has made the move to the Silicon Valley. Some insights & links from Tim on this podcast Why Tim left his corporate gig How finding a co-founder is like dating How a near funding deal turned from a low point to a motivator The importance…

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064: Fenn Bailey saying Adioso to travel plans

This week Samma & Sean catch up with Fenn Bailey from Adioso which is trying to make planning your next holiday much easier in an industry (travel industry) that does not want change. What you will learn from Fenn Bailey from this episode How Adioso went from a weekend project to a “real thing” What it is like inside a…

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043: Passion Vs Effort

This week on Beers, Blokes and Business the Sean & Samma chat about the recent debate on Passion Vs Effort triggered by Jim Carrey’s poignant commencement speech at the Maharishi University of Management (watch below), telling graduates that he was proof you could follow your passion and succeed and then Marc Andreessen’s counter argument.   Thanks also…

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017: Chasing the billion dollar ‘Unicorn’ companies of tech

This week on Beers, Blokes and Business we had a chat about the 39 billion dollar tech companies which have been founded since 2013. What made them successful and what are the common characteristics? Sound interesting? Have a listen below: What will you learn from this podcast? What are business Unicorns? Are all the founders 20…

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