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SUDS, with Tractor Ventures COO Jodie Imam: The technical slump, women supporting women, impact awards, better vision and AI leans in

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Every week on the Start up daily TV showwe talk to more than two dozen founders, CEOs, investors and experts about what’s happening in technology.

Now you can see the best of the show with the weekly podcast, SUDS.


Welcome to the new and improved SUDS!

Host every week Simon Thomsen has a special guest with them to discuss the week’s big news, tell their story and also tackle a big idea in their field, before we run through the highlights of the TV show.

This week our special guest is Jodie Imam, co-founder and COO of Tractor Ventures.

We discuss the ongoing slump in technology stocks and what this means for startup valuations and the Tractor financing model.

Our big idea is that women invest in female founders.

From this week’s shows we hear from SBE Australia CEO Nicole Cook about the impact awards for female founders

dr. Sara Crowe, founder of impact startup the 4eyesVision Foundation, shares her inspiring idea to help the 1 billion people worldwide who are visually impaired simply because they don’t have access to affordable eye tests and glasses.

Duncan Anderson, co-founder of edtech startup Edrolo, shared his plans in the wake of a $40 million Series B raise

And Stela Solar, the new head of the National AI Center is traveling across the country on a listening tourand told us about Australia’s potential in AI.

Listen to SUDS:

Presenters: Simon Thomsen and Jodie Imam

Producer: Jaxson McLennan


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