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What opportunities for tech entrepreneurs in Australia? With Stephane Lyver from Compressor

In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview Stephane Lyver, French entrepreneur living for 6 years in Australia. He tells us about his journey as a web developer first arrived in Australia for its huge job market opportunities and how his side project actually became his main activity: Compressor.io Stephane has taken part in the OVHcloud startup program in APAC and explains the benefits of the 1-on-1 mentoring and architecture expertise he could take advantage of to build his business.

Startup/angels partners programs #2 - OVHcloud with Lionel Legros

In this discussion with Lionel Legros, General Manager APAC for OVHcloud, we talk about the launch of their startup program in Australia. Their programs are focused on cloud-based companies in need for architecture, technical support and infrastructures in APAC. We also talk about the cloud capabilities today and how it can help your business, and the future trends of the industry in the next few years, especially post-COVID…

Startup/angels partners programs #1 - Brinc with Tuan Lam

Brinc is a global incubator focused on Cleantech and clean energy startups. In this episode we are pleased to interview Tuan Lam, Clean Energy & CleanTech Program Director at Brinc. We talk about the evolution of the Cleantech industry for the past few years and the impact of COVID-19 on the industry. Tuan also shares his rich experience as a founder and transformation consultant across Europe, Asia and Australia and the different energy transition approaches depending on the corporate and founder perspectives.

E-commerce series #2: Acidgreen with Mike Larcher

Acidgreen is a full service digital agency specialised in Magento & Shopify softwares that creates efficiency for its B2B customers. In this discussion between Leo Denes and Mike Larcher, we learn about the impacts of COVID on e-commerce, the massive potential for largest B2B platforms and market places like Google and Amazon, the importance of omnichannel and “being everywhere” for brands (facebook, instagram, website etc) and the future trends for online shopping like personalised customer experience.

E-commerce series #1: OnTheList with Diego Dultzin Lacoste

OnTheList is a member only flash sales for luxury brands started in 2016 in Hong Kong and expanding over Asia-Pacific as they are arriving in Australia! Diego takes us through the Asian specificities of starting and running a business as a e-commerce company, the impact of COVID-19 on Asian markets and the future of e-commerce in Asia.

In discussion with angel investor & mentor David Kenney #2

This is the second episode of our exclusive interview with David Kenney. David has been a partner at Hall Chadwick for more that 20 years, mentor at Startmate and Incubate startup program for over 8 years. Today for Startup&Angels the podcast he talks about the people-centric business strategy to support and represent some of Australia’s largest enterprise clients, most promising entrepreneurs, Family Offices and high-net-worth individuals. Learn about the sanity check in accounting practices and more…

In discussion with angel investor & mentor David Kenney #1

This is the first episode of our exclusive interview with David Kenney. David has been a partner at Hall Chadwick for more that 20 years, mentor at Startmate and Incubate startup program for over 8 years. Today for Startup&Angels the podcast he talks about the people-centric business strategy to support and represent some of Australia’s largest enterprise clients, most promising entrepreneurs, Family Offices and high-net-worth individuals. David shares tips, techniques and insights – be attentive!

Future of E-commerce & latest trends in APAC

Thanks to our speakers for sharing great insight on the E-commerce trends in APAC and perspectives in a fast evolving market:

Dr Olga Oleinikova – Persollo – Sydney
Diego Dultzin – On The List – Hong-kong

Michael Rasch – Zookal – Sydney

SportsTech series #2 - Sportility with Adam Hyman

In this episode of Startup/Angels the podcast, Adam is taking us through his entrepreneurial journey as the founder of Sportility, a platform connecting grassroot teams with sponsors, and community builder in Australia’s sports-tech ecosystem through Sports Ventures Community.


Create your A-team as a founder” is his management motto to be able to work “on the business and not only in the business”… Great sports metaphor for any industry founders!

SportsTech series #1 - MySwimPro with Fares Ksebati

MySwimPro is the first swim and dryland training app with more than 1 Million downloads in + 150 countries. Bootstrapped in 2014 and financed mainly by crowdfunding, MySwimPro is a real success story in the growing sportstech industry. Listen to its founder Fares Ksebati as he takes us through his athlete, coach and entrepreneur journey.

Mastering the art of pivot

Welcome to our first online pitching session gathering 2 startups who are mastering the art of pivoting and 2 investors to share some tips and advice on how to adapt during a crisis. During 6 minutes, the selected businesses will present their concept, their team, their results to date, what they need to grow.These startup pitches will be followed by our investors talks, sharing some tips to help them.

Thanks to our speakers Michelle Deaker from One Ventures, Nathan Caroll from Quickpay, Robert Nicholls (VC angel) and Angela Bee Chan from Hackathons International.

EUR x APAC - Emerging technology trends

What are the technology trends emerging with Covid-19? During the COVID-19 pandemic, technologies are playing a crucial role in keeping our society functional in a time of lockdowns and quarantines. And these technologies may have a long-lasting impact beyond COVID-19. Remote work, contactless payments, distance learning, telehealth… What are those companies that have been accelerated by the pandemic? What are their roles? How do they reduce the spread while helping the companies to stand up?
Thanks to our speakers Alexandra Clunies Ross from Artesian, Andrei Sochala from Aircall, Gilles Bertaux from Lifestorm, Lionel Legros from OVHcloud.

Emerging markets ecosystem during COVID-19

How will the impacts of COVID-19 differ between emerging markets and their developed counterparts? Today, emerging economies must navigate the COVID-19 pandemic amid collapsing exports, dwindling remittances and tightening international credit conditions that call for austerity. To contain the pandemic, the necessary limits on economic activity fall more heavily on these economies than in the advanced countries. Thanks to our speakers Adi Susanto from Jagoanhosting (Indonesia), Sam Korawali, serial tech entrepreneur in Papua New Guinea, Binit Sharma from Basobaas (Nepal) and Maxime Roseburger from Meal Temple Group (Cambodia), and to Axel Perrière from Startup&Angels for mediating this panel.

Female founders & investors

Listen to our female speakers Cheryl Mack from Stone&Chalk, Nathalie Taquet from Bottli & e-Bottli, Kim Teo from Mr Yum and Hannah Yan Field from Tempus Partners.

International VC Panel - strategies for startups to survive and keep growing

Listen to our speakers Albert Bielinko from Teltra Ventures, Michael Blakey from Cocoon Capital, Robert Williams from Artesian and Axel Peyriere investor and Startup&Angels co-founder, sharing their experiences and advice for startups in uncertain times.

International scale-ups vs. COVID-19 crisis.

Welcome in the very first online event of Startup & Angels. A physical event in Adelaide was supposed to happen on the 8th of April but giving the pandemic, S/A also had to adapt and launched a series of online panel discussions.
The same way, our speakers Cynthia Dearin from Dearin & Associates, Neil Lui from Airwallex, Luis Sanchez from Receipt Bank and Leo Denes from Australiance operated drastic changes in their businesses. They discuss their lessons learned and war stories resulting from the COVID-19 crisis and impacting their operations and strategies.

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