That Startup Show is back and premiering right here on Gizmodo!
For the first episode we are pulling back the curtain on what really happens at startups, with special guests Kara Swisher, CEO of Recode and Patrick Llewellyn, CEO of 99designs.
From disruptors and unicorns, to angel investors and Silicon Valley, startups have achieved almost mythical status thanks to their prominence is pop culture.
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It’s easy to see why, with billions of dollars flying around and founders being elevated to almost rock star status.
So how do you escape the conventional 9-5 and build a brilliant business empire?
That’s what hosts Rae Johnston and Benjamin Law are asking as they dig deep into the hard realities of startup life.
Watch episode one of That Startup Show now:
Plus, in this new era of rapidly developing technology, what kind of businesses do we need to be creating in the future?
Patrick Llewellyn of 99designs weighs in on his move to San Francisco to guide the world’s largest graphic design marketplace to a $35 million first-round capital investment.
We also hear from legendary tech journalist and Silicon Valley commentator Kara Swisher about just why we’re so obsessed with tech companies.
Featured startups this week include the China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP), parking app Whooska and Kiddsbay, the world’s first kid-friendly business building platform.
That Startup Show is supported by Launch Victoria, Australian Government and Gizmodo with community support from Girl Geek Academy, Academy Xi, Sidekicker, She Starts and Blue Chilli. Check back every Wednesday for a new episode on Gizmodo.