Episode S09E03 Oovuu’s Ricky Sutton

Ricky Sutton built Oovvuu into a successful media company by challenging the platform monopolies of Google and Facebook – offering an alternative, and beating them at their own game. He shares his secrets for success when going up against trillion-dollar companies!

TWISTA S09E03 Oovvuu’s Ricky Sutton

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Episode S09E02 News Special

TWISTA welcomes back SheEO Country Lead Julie Trell and Main Sequence GP Mike Nicholls to explore the post-pandemic landscape for startups, emerging funding models – and what their experience has taught them are the key elements for a successful startup.

TWISTA S09E02 News Special

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Episode S09E01 Jason Calacanis

TWISTA Patron Saint Jason Calacanis joins us to kick off series 9 with a deep dive into the post-pandemic startup world – and the virtuous cycle of successful startups.

TWISTA S09E01 Jason Calacanis

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Episode S08E05 FIX IT IN POST

As we enter the chronic phase of the pandemic, what needs to be fixed? A dream panel of Annie Parker, Ian Gardiner, Murray Hurps and Julie Trell address challenges facing startups in an uncertain ‘new normal’ COVID-19 economy.

S08E05 FIX IT IN POST

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Episode S08E04 The J Curve

How do startups prepare for exponential growth? Coviu CEO Silvia Pfeiffer and Guardian Circle CEO Mark Jeffrey, both at the right place and right time, managing exponential sales growth.

TWISTA S08E04 The J Curve

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Episode S08E03 Adaptation

Oovvuu CEO Ricky Sutton and Inspace CEO Justin Liang share insights learned as they adapted their high-growth startups to pandemic conditions.

TWISTA S08E03 Adaptation

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Episode S08E02 News Special

How has the pandemic affected Australia’s startups? ‘Rescue’ Mike Nicholls and Cheryl Mack join us to review how the pandemic has affected Australia’s startups – and what may come next.

TWISTA S08E02 News Special

Cheryl Mack is keeping a list of ‘Australian Programs, Resources and Support for Startups’ here.

Cheryl also wrote a great post about ‘the new normal’ — surviving the pandemic as a startup here.

Mike Nicholls’ portfolio companies at Main Sequence Ventures are always looking for talent – if you need a job, look here.

Finally, Mike pointed to the amazing work of Hawksbury Helping Hands.

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Episode S08E01 Jason Calacanis

From lockdown in Silicon Valley, legendary startup investor and mentor Jason Calacanis explains how startups operate in pandemic conditions.

TWISTA S08E01 Jason Calacanis

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Episode S07E20 Australia’s Next Unicorns?

Visiting the TWISTA archives we learn the scaling secrets of Canva, Catapult Sports, Vinomofo, Envato, Oovvu and WithYouWithMe – one unicorn, and which one’s next?

TWISTA S07E20 Australia’s Next Unicorns?

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Episode S07E19 TWISTA LIVE

Sam Clarke from Clipboard and Carly Stebbing from Resolution123 share scaling stories – in a special live episode recorded at UTS Startups.

TWISTA S07E19 TWISTA LIVE

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