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Series 10 Episode 11 - Post-Election News Special TWISTA explores the potential of Australia's 47th Parliament with VCs Anne-Marie Elias (CEO, Beckon Capital) and Phil Morle (Partner, Main Sequence Ventures) - and the policy needs of a nation that demands an innovation mindset at every level. Plus: Inflationary pressures and more WORLDCHANGING startups!

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
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Series 10 Episode 11 - Post-Election News Special TWISTA explores the potential of Australia's 47th Parliament with VCs Anne-Marie Elias (CEO, Beckon Capital) and Phil Morle (Partner, Main Sequence Ventures) - and the policy needs of a nation that demands an innovation mindset at every level. Plus: Inflationary pressures and more WORLDCHANGING startups!

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 10 - 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'.

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 9 - Saber Astronautics Saber Astronautics makes software-as-a-service to track 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.

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 8 - 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.

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 7 - 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?

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 6 - 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.

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 5 - Election News Special With just 10 days until the Federal Election, TWISTA consults VCs Andrea Gardiner (CEO, Jelix Ventures) and Dean Dorrell (Partner, Carthona Capital) on the election sweeteners for startups - and the policy needs of a nation that fancies itself an innovation leader. Plus: Fast fails and Canva gets repriced. Before you cast your ballot, have a listen!

Huge thanks to our TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 4 - Cam Adams Gets Cultural Canva co-founder and Chief Product Officer Cameron Adams visited TWISTA all the way back in series 2. Seven years later, Canva is bigger - and better. How did that happen? What has Cam learned about growing well and building a culture that attracts talent? Cam shares Canva's story on this episode of TWISTA.

Huge thanks to our new TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
Series 10 Episode 3 - Jason Calacanis Goes Remote We invite 'Mister Angel' Jason Calacanis back for more of our recent wide-ranging interview. This time we focus on how the transition to remote work has radically changed the management of startups - and how it aids investors to increase their deal flow by 5x.

Huge thanks to our new TWISTA Series 10 Sponsors:

OurCrowd - Bringing you companies with the greatest growth potential - https://ourcrowd.com/twista
UserTesting - Put yourself in your customer's shoes - https://usertesting.com/twista
Zendesk - Build lasting customer experiences from the ground up - https://zendesk.com/twista
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