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This week on SUDS, the Startup Daily TV podcast: Tesla’s ESG miss, politicians on tech, being a SheEO, good Carma & setting culture

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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.


As Elon Musk continues to play chicken over his $60 billoin Twitter deal, he’s using the platform to nag that S&P is one of the other companies he should be running, Tesla, after it broke out of the S&P500 ESG Index. S&P explained why Tesla got cut here

Meanwhile, Instacart lowered its valuation by nearly 40% to US$24 billion, from $39 billion 12 months ago in a sign of a rocky road ahead for startups.

On this week’s show, we spoke to Misha Schubert, CEO of Science & Technology Australia, who spoke to all major parties and key independents before May 21 about their positions and commitments to support the industry

We also spoke with Australian SheEO leader Julie Trell and New Zealand founder Sue De Bievre, CEO of fintech Beany, who has completed the SheEO program, to talk about the experience as applications open for SheEO Venture

Laura Warden, Head of People and Culture at Folklore Ventures, about hhow to create a people-oriented culture in your startup of the beginning. She also spoke about correcting course when things go wrong.

And it was a good week for Carma, what raised $75 million in a Series A with US VC Tiger Global backing the used car market.

Listen to SUDS:

Presenters: Simon Thomsen and Eliot Hastie

Producer: Jaxson McLennan


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