Fishburners Startup Blog & News

Meet The Fempowered Cohort Of 2020!

July 23, 2020

Fishburners and Google For Startups are proud to introduce the wonderful women participating in Fempowered 2020! The cohort of 12 female founders are undertaking a 6-month Launch Pad program that includes membership to Fishburners Sydney and the new online Fishburners Founders Hub, along …

5 minutes with Vanouhi Nazarian, Co-founder of WageChecker.

July 23, 2020

Meet Vanouhi Nazarian of WageChecker! Please tell us a little about yourself. I am a Chartered Accountant who is passionate about social causes and increasing impact through technology. I am a mum of 2 and also the founder of Kindershare, a sharing economy …

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5 minutes with Stephanie Weiss, Founder & CEO of Arula.

July 23, 2020

Meet Stephanie Weiss of Arula! Please tell us a little about yourself. I’m Stephanie, I am a 22 year old, fourth year Biomedical Engineering Student at UTS. I’m super driven and love solving problems. I am an easy going person who is …

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5 minutes with Sarah Cummings, Co-founder & CEO of Teach Ted.

July 23, 2020

Meet Sarah Cummings of Teach Ted! Please tell us a little about yourself. I cofounded Teach Ted with Sare Christensen. I draw on more than 20 years’ experience in sales, product development and project delivery along with personal experience as a …

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5 minutes with Rhoda Esquivel, Founder & CEO of Woolfie.

July 23, 2020

Meet Rhoda Esquivel of Woolfie! Please tell us a little about yourself. Hi, I’m Rhoda. I’m a software engineer who’s passionate about technology and building things. I also have a variety of interests, including crime fiction, the UFC, musicals, knitting, anime, and …

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5 minutes with Nicole Marshall, Founder & CEO of Grasshopper.

July 23, 2020

Meet Nicole Marshall of Grasshopper! Please tell us a little about yourself. I’m a young entrepreneur who first found my roots as an industrial designer. I’ve exhibited my work in 7 cities internationally with over 5 years of experience in product …

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5 minutes with Mellonie Francis, Co-founder & CEO of Rareiio.

July 23, 2020

Meet Mellonie Francis of Rareiio! Please tell us a little about yourself. I came to Australia from one of the poorest countries in the world. I struggled with racism and learning a brand new language as most migrants have. Since a very …

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5 minutes with Lindy Chen, Founder & CEO of China Direct Sourcing.

July 23, 2020

Meet Lindy Chen of China Direct Sourcing! Please tell us a little about yourself. Hi, I’m Lindy Chen, the founder and Managing Director of China Direct Sourcing,China Direct Investment and author of ‘Import From China. How To Make A Million…and Not …

5 minutes with Laura Simmons, Founder & CEO of Theratrak.

July 23, 2020

Meet Laura Simmons of Theratrak! Please tell us a little about yourself. Hey, I’m Laura Simmons from Sydney. I’m a paediatric occupational therapist and also the founder of Theratrak. I’ve worked as a paediatric OT in the private health sector in …

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5 minutes with Julia Suh, Founder & CEO of Paper Plain.

July 23, 2020

Meet Julia Suh of Paper Plain! Please tell us a little about yourself. I am an architect turned social entrepreneur. My experience living in 5 countries and 7 cities has led me to a career building social cohesion in existing and …