This week That Startup Show plunged into the world of startup funding, which has had a huge shakeup of late with the rise of cryptocurrency.
Host Ben Law launches the “BenCoin” for real with some help from Guest Correspondent Melissa Mack from Fintech Australia who rallies the crowd. Co-host Rae Johnston makes her own surprise rival offering. Navigating the startup funding landscape: from the US partner of Golden Seeds one of the United States largest angel funds, Jo Ann Corkran, and the founder Horizon State, a successful democracy tech startup who raised almost two million via an Initial Coin Offering, Jamie Skella. Two different perspectives on the current state of play for startups looking to raise money.
Pitchers include: Stuart Stoyan, the founder and CEO of awardwinning peer to peer lender MoneyPlace; Jessica Ellerm, Co-founder and CEO of Zuper, a company helping reunite you with your long lost superannuation, and then invest it better too, and Martin Karafilis, co-founder and COO of Tiller technology, who isbhoping to use AI to help save you time at those pesky self-serve checkouts.