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As part of our commitment to inspiring and driving real innovation in Australia, we produce Tomorrow’s Tech. Meet Australian entrepreneurs and enterprise leaders among us who are developing creative and sophisticated solutions for global issues, using tomorrow’s technology.
Find the answers to the questions you have been asking yourself about idea validation, technology development through to commercialisation.
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Investor's Guide: How can entrepreneurs attain attractive valuation? | Tomorrow's Tech

When it comes to investment, having the right valuation is key! Entrepreneurs who can demonstrate an objective and accurate valuation from the perspective of investors set themselves up for successful capital raising. On this Tomorrow’s Tech episode, Graeme Linklater shares tips for entrepreneurs to achieve an attractive valuation.

Graeme is a long-term successful investor, and one of the founding members of the Brisbane Angels Group. Having mentored several entrepreneurs on this matter, you will want to listen to his perspective.

How to successfully commercialise internationally? | Tomorrow's Tech

From compliance to pricing strategy, there are many factors to consider when expanding your business across borders. As a leader in product development and sourcing, Vanessa Garrard has partnerships with some of the largest retail brands such as Target, Kmart, Woolworths, Costco, and Walmart.

In this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, Vanessa shares key parameters for domestic and international commercialisation success alongside some of the mistakes she made along the way.

Optimising incentives for Australian startup ecosystem growth | Tomorrow’s Tech

Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) at Queensland University of Technology, Wesley Huffstutter shares his global view of how technology innovation incentives can be improved by keeping a long-term perspective on the measures of success.

This episode covers – The BEST advice Wesley received as an entrepreneur – Prepare early for the exit! – How commercialisation incentives can be optimised – The importance of applying long-term incentives to Australian incubators and accelerators.

How can technology transform the aged care sector? | Tomorrow’s Tech
What do entrepreneurial leaders need to consider when innovating for the aged care sector?

Melissa Argent, CEO of Rockpool Residential Age Care what shares the 2 priorities! And what she values the most, when seeking technology solutions for the benefit of her residents and facility.

Gain the insider perspective you have been looking for, on this episode of @Tomorrow’s Tech.

Aussie Icon Greg Chappell invests in Str8bat to bring the next innovation in sports | Tomorrow’s Tech
Australian Sports Legend Greg Chappell plays with STR8BAT to bring the next big innovation in Sports – see how @Greg and Techstars backed startup str8bat is helping players worldwide #PlayBetter

Australian Sports Legend Greg Chappell plays with STR8BAT to bring the next big innovation in Sports

Greg Chappell is a renowned cricket player and coach, inducted in the Sports Australia Hall of Fame. On this Tomorrow’s Tech show Greg shares the importance of co-innovating with your target market to develop a valuable offering, ready to be commercialised.

As an investor into Sportstech startup, Str8bat, Chappelli identifies what value he saw in the startup, and the important qualities demonstrated by the founders and value in the proposition that gave him the confidence to invest. Share this episode with sportstech founders within your network looking to understand what the market and potential investors are looking for.

How to leverage authentic relationships to scale your business? | Tomorrow’s Tech

Jamie Wilson is the founder behind Cryptoloc, an Australian Cybersecurity company named by Forbes as one of 20 Startups to Watch in 2020. Find out how this founder leveraged the power of relationships to drive his company onto the global stage to gain over 10,000 clients.

Building a commercially self-sustainable social enterprise | Innovators Series

Premiering the first episode of the Tomorrows Tech #InnovatorsSeries. Meet the entrepreneurs at the earlier stages of their journeys with promising innovations and the drive to commercialise them, with our new host, Clarice Langa.

Ian Ling and Chong Kok Leong are growing a commercially sustainable social enterprise! Having developed a WORLD’S FIRST washing detergent for luxury raw denim, Kurin Organics adopt enabling technology to proudly employ people with disabilities in their workforce.

How can startups successfully uphold team diversity? | Tomorrow’s Tech

Holly Tattersall is the Founder and CEO of Women in Digital and Talent Digital Solutions. As a fierce and consistent supporter of women in the workplace, Holly brings valuable insights into how diversity can become more than a talking point for startup companies.

Startups have a financial incentive to consider the implementation of workplace diversity from inception.

Watch this interview for the answers to questions like: · Do investors care about team diversity? · How can diversity be implemented in an impactful way? · As a CEO, how spending 1-hour per week can help ensure that you have access to the best talent in the present and future?

How can LegalTech Challenge the Practice of Law? | Tomorrow’s Tech

Many startup founders fail to consider how they will change and grow throughout their journey, during the beginning stages. Get an insight into how the legal structure of your business determines your ability to change.

Technology innovation can transform how legal services are delivered. When developed through a collaborative industry-led approach these tech innovations can go further and change the very practice of what legal services are.

How to protect your Intellectual Property? | Tomorrow's Tech

Startups and Scaleups developing innovations of global significance often have one question: How can I ensure I am protecting the value of my IP?

Malcolm McBratney is a Mills Oakley partner and experienced practitioner in Technology and Intellectual Property law. On this Tomorrow’s Tech episode, Malcolm shares how to protect your IP value as you develop your technology.

Powering the Australian Startup Ecosystem to be a Global Contender | Tomorrow’s Tech

Ever ask yourself, what prevents the Australian innovation ecosystem from being considered in the global stage? Join this poignant conversation, with Ran Heimann, EiR at UQ Ventures and founder of a successful startup himself.

Ran makes a solid case for the value of a cyclical startup ecosystem, where the successful entrepreneurs mentor the ones that come after them and government policy supports the infrastructure for innovation.

How to bridge the missing link for successful water tech innovation? | Tomorrow's Tech

In this episode, Andrew Kingsford, GM of WaterStart highlights how water management companies and large water consumers tackle innovation and the value water tech companies can offer by following an industry-led approach.

Australian innovators in the water management sector face a highly diverse and complex market. By leveraging support from qualified organisations like WaterStart, Australian entrepreneurs can propel themselves into the domestic and global market to solve critical problems in water scarcity and waste management.

Advanced Manufacturing: Results-driven hardware technology ecosystems in Australia | Tomorrow's Tech

Arc Hardware Incubator is one of Australia’s leading supporters of hardware innovations, contributing to the economy’s Advanced Manufacturing potential. On this episode, we have the CEO and founder, Victor Vicario, sharing what it will take for industry, universities, innovation ecosystems and entrepreneurs to give a rise to Industry 4.0 in Australia.

Watch to this episode for an understanding of the state of hardware technologies in Australia, an understanding of what is possible in hardware technology development, and how stakeholders can come together to bring this into fruition.

Grit, Grind and Leadership Succession: Keys for early-stage startups| Tomorrow's Tech

Yasmin speaks candidly about the underestimated efforts needed to successfully scale an entrepreneurial business. This is one of the most authentic Tomorrow’s Tech episodes to date! She shares her experience as an early-stage founder and illustrates a path for technology entrepreneurs to build purposeful partnerships within the circular economy, through the Sustainable Development Goals.

Yasmin Grigaliunas is a circular economy pioneer in Australia, and the CEO and Co-founder of the World’s Biggest Garage Sale, a startup designing solutions to commercialise the circular economy.

How do Entrepreneurs benefit from the Australia India Strategic Partnership? | Tomorrow's Tech

A recent Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Australia and India was signed by the Prime Ministers Australia and the Republic of India on June 4th. This agreement includes Science and Technology as a key focus area. While most Australian Tech founders are unaware, this presents an unprecedented opportunity for integrated technology development and commercialisation with one of the most technologically advanced economies in the world.

We invited Nishant Kedia, Vice President of the Australia India Business Council (Queensland) to dissect the significance of this agreement and explain what opportunities available for the technology innovation communities on both sides.

How to achieve business success in the new normal? | Tomorrow's Tech

Startup founders and enterprise leaders within our audience have been asking this one question: how can we adapt to be successful in the post-COVID business environment?

Andrew Davis is the CEO and co-founder of 3 Dot Digital, with 20 years’ experience in technology and cybersecurity within Defence and Private sectors. Andrew joined Tomorrow’s Tech to share his insights on this question.

How can IoT startups demonstrate the value of their solutions? | Tomorrow's Tech

Dean Dobson will give you some insights into how emerging technology startup founders can communicate with and find their markets. By bringing together their skills, product, and market opportunity, Dean and the founding team were able to service a portion of the IoT sector that is too often overlooked.

Are you leveraging your Advisory Board for the post-COVID-19 environment? | Tomorrow's Tech

Advisory Boards can be an extremely useful resource and expertise for startups, scaleups and SME’s gearing up and adjusting to the post COVID-19 business environment.

As a Fellow Member for the Governance Institute Australia, Certified Chair for the Advisory Board Centre and through extensive experience as CEO / GM, Non-Executive Director and Board Advisor, Keith Bailey is referential in advisory boards and advisory board development.

Watch this episode for:

How advisory boards can be helpful in times of crisis.

How technology companies can use Advanced Analytics to improve their market position post-COVID-19.

The blind spots founders have, and advisory boards help to uncover.

Small Steps, Big Impact, Going Local: How can startups sustain post COVID-19? | Tomorrow's Tech

As an experienced entrepreneur, manager and advisor for technology startups, and currently General Manager for Startup Catalyst, Todd McGregor has rich experience across technology development and commercialisation that may be of interest to you.

Perhaps most relevant is the fact that Startup Catalyst is going through its own pivoting journey. Similarly, by developing a deeper understanding of your offering’s USP, you can turn this period of uncertainty into the beginning a more focused chapter for your startup.

Could COVID-19 have a positive impact on the healthtech innovation sector? | Tomorrow's Tech

Chris Kommatas is the Head of Innovations and Partnerships at Potential (x), a leading provider in hospital bookmarking and healthcare data gathering across Australia and New New Zealand. On this conversation with Tomorrow’s Tech, Chris delves into how entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector can take the current times as an opportunity to determine what the market is asking for and how they can innovate to action these changes.

With the advent of COVID-19, there are major disruptions to the healthcare sector worldwide. In a sector of society that seldom experiences disruptions of this magnitude, find out how Chris Kommatas think the HealthTech sector can best collaborate during the current times.

The impact of COVID-19 on Capital Raising | Tomorrow's Tech

Is your startup venture investor ready or just pitch ready? On this Tomorrow’s Tech episode, Brian Cooke explains the due diligence process startups go through, to demonstrate their value beyond a great pitch.

As a Brisbane Angels Group investor, Brian emphasizes that while a pitch can generate interest, only through meticulous due diligence can investment decisions be made. With the changes brought about by the COVID-19 raising capital has become even more difficult for early-stage startups. Watch this episode and learn how you can set yourself apart and create opportunities to thrive in the post-COVID environment.

How can entrepreneurs realign to their customer needs post-COVID? | Tomorrow's Tech

Confidence breeds confidence. On this Tomorrow’s Tech show, Linda Ginger, Data-Driven Market Strategist and founder of Attractor shares how entrepreneurs can reassess their market strategies for the post-COVID world.

Discover what differentiates the entrepreneurs who are forging ahead, depsite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 environment.


Understand how entrepreneurs can leverage emerging market opportunities with a degree of certainty of success

How should Startups and Scaleups respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? | Tomorrow's Tech

With the current coronavirus pandemic, there is no doubt that businesses of all sizes including startups and scallops are being affected. Don McKenzie, Managing Director of Adizes Institute Australia shares some insights specifically for startups and scaleups during this time. The founders who can manage change, driving towards productive conflict, will find themselves in a better position to implement strategy quickly and survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how understanding the current state of the business, and developing goals for a future state based on what is happening can help founders draw a successful path for their future.

Don McKenzie has experience managing publicly listed companies (ASX) and is a long-time investor, now with the Brisbane Angels Group. He shares the qualities investors are looking for in founders, that can be demonstrated in times of uncertainty. Listen to this episode and join the conversation, on the 3dotDigital Linkedin Channel.

Tomorrow’s Tech is one of 3 Dot Digital’s CSR initiatives and a Digital Media Channel to help entrepreneurs and business leaders successfully develop and commercialise their technology products and innovations.

Jason Lowe | Hacking Health and Opportunities in HealthTech Innovation | Tomorrow's Tech

Jason Lowe is the Co-Founder of Hacking Health Queensland, a chapter of the global organisation looking to connect people with a passion and talent of innovation and the opportunities to bring solutions to the challenges in the Healthcare sector.

On this show, Jason discusses the opportunities and challenges that exist in the healthtech innovation sector, for entrepreneurs to grapple with as they bring new and significant solutions in the market. He also shares the huge role that the Australian Government has to play, to influence innovative products and services coming into the market.

Isaac Coonan | PropTech Industry and How to support innovation effectively | Tomorrow's Tech

#PropTech is now part of the innovation and startup ecosystems, and Isaac Coonan is here to explain what this is all about. With 1.4 million employed, and 202 billion in profits every year, this is one of the most significant industries for the Australian economy. Isaac discussed how industry leaders can best impact this innovation sector to ensure that the solutions coming out of Innovation Hubs are compelling and helpful to the industry. Isaac also discussed how during the boom of innovation verticals such as the Fintech, not enough emphasis was placed in the alignment of industry and innovation, and the investments made by government and industry may have been wasted. Investment without KPIs is dangerous because there is very little accountability between corporates and innovative startups.

Mike Keating | Focusing on the market and building compelling solutions

HR Tech is gaining notoriety in the Australian technology and innovation landscape. In this candid conversation, Mike Keating, founder of exposes the lessons he has learned in the process of building an inbound recruitment product that would land him clients such as Accenture and RACQ.

Mike also discusses how technology often needs to take a backseat in the sales process, giving precedence to the potential client, their fears and their goals. Focusing on a specific client problem, and continuing to specify the solution as a response to that problem has been’s successful strategy.

Dan Adler | Branding for Customer Acquisition | Tomorrow's Tech

Dan Adler is the Head Honcho or Managing Director of next Thursday, a strategic brand agency which prides itself in being unreasonable! All too often, startup founders don’t think of branding as a priority in their marketing strategy … but what if they did? The value of defining a brand with high specificity and looking at each internal decision through the lenses of this brand can be of extremely high for startups. When the market begins to see the brand as an entity of its own, communication becomes clearer and proliferates much faster. Listen to this episode for some wisdom Dan has picked up along his own entrepreneurial journey and for a deeper understanding of the value a brand can bring to startup and scaleup founders and their ventures.

Lachlan Feeney | Blockchain Technology and Knowing When to Pivot| Tomorrow's Tech

Lachlan Feeney is the Founder and CEO of Labrys, one of Australia’s largest and most experienced blockchain development agencies. In this conversation, Lachlan discusses the journey of building the company and how their prespective on the future of Blockchain. At early stages, startups are often faced with the choice respond to the market and do things somewhat differently. Labrys’ story shows how valuable listening to the market and pivoting can be.

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Kathryn Foster | How Data Centres can be an anchor for innovation | Tomorrow's Tech

Kathryn Foster is a former Senior Vice President of Microsoft Xbox Marketplace Group, turned serial entrepreneur now driving innovation in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. On this episode, Kathryn shares the importance of Innovation ecosystems working to develop an innovation ecosystem that they want to participate in.

With microData Digital Solutions Kathryn is developing tier- 4 data centres with active failover, to attract Medium to Large enterprise to engage with the infrastructure, and lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast. Watch for some advice on how Australian government bodies, entrepreneurs, and innovation ecosystems can work together to best take advantage of this opportunity. Subscribe to the Tomorrow’s Tech YouTube Channel…

Peter Laurie | Technology Skills Gap | Tomorrow's Tech

Peter Laurie returns to Tomorrow’s Tech, this time to discuss the gaps in Australia’s Startup and Innovation ecosystem. The Future of Work in Australia is a controversial topic! Addressing the skills gap in a timely manner is one way to go ahead of the new reality that a tech-enabled society will be in. All of this discussed on this episode and more!

Stay tuned for Peter’s take on the best approach to attending conferences in light of the QODE (Innovation and Technology) conference coming up in Queensland.

Peter Laurie | Fostering Innovative Startups and Enterprises |Tomorrow's Tech

Peter Laurie is a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and veteran in the Australian innovation ecosystem. Always willing to say what others may be thinking, Peter Laurie speaks to the assumptions corporations need to overcome, and the best-practice of innovation as a learning process. Stay tuned for his insights on the pros and cons of Australia’s geographical isolation from most of the developed world.

If you enjoy this episode, be ready for part 2 coming out next week.

Cissy Ma| Capital Raising for Tech Scale Ups | Tomorrow's Tech
An experienced capital raising advisor, Cissy shares her insights on the Australian capital raising market and the gap between Angel and VC investment as well as how the government can play a part.
Majella Edwards | On building a start-up with real market validation | Tomorrow’s Tech
Sortal enables users to intuitively search for their digital content, through Artificial Intelligence technology. Majella Edwards speaks on how her career as an Olympian athlete, and later in design, shaped her understanding of technology and how to successfully bring to market an innovative tech product.

This conversation spans across many aspects of the Australian innovation and start-up ecosystem, including the right time to seek investment, to how to ascertain that the technology being developed will actually solve business problems.

Ron Hill | Building Australia's Innovation and Startup Capital on the Sunshine Coast| Tomorrow's Tech
Ron Hill is a successful Australian entrepreneur, with a history of commercialising IP-driven projects in the international market. After being instrumental in developing the Boulder, Colorado (USA) innovation and entrepreneurship hub, Ron has returned to Australia to accomplish the same for the Sunshine Coast, on the back to the Undersea Fiber Optic Cable landing in mid-2020.

Whatch this episode for insight into the crucial pieces to build a well-oiled start-up and innovation ecosystem, focused on providing the entrepreneurs with the resources to succeed, including a channel into “deals over demo days”, and larger markets overseas, at a purposeful time.

Juliette Murphy | Creating billions in savings through Real-Time Flood Mapping | Tomorrow’s Tech
Juliette Murphy is the founder and CEO of FloodMapp, a real-time predictive flood mapping software company. On this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, Sam and Juliette discuss how a passion project, coupled with subject matter expertise can be made into a powerful solution for such a significant problem.

All over the world, individuals and companies suffer serious damages from being unable to predict the magnitude of floods until it’s too late. You will get some insight into the technology, which provides real-time flood inundation maps, AND into FloodMapp’s business strategy and roadmap! Stay tuned for a breakdown into how Juliette looks to action the recent capital raise of $1.3 million.

Sean Melis | Failing Often and Taking on Feedback - Humility & Entrepreneurship | Tomorow's Tech
We hope this video gives you insight into how seeking and accepting feedback can help you grow your business. As a co-founder and young entrepreneur, Sean Melis has found that taking risks, and failing often have been integral to the success of his chatbot conversational agency — bot.hello.

bot.hello prioritises the human experience, and uses the technical capabilities of their technology as the enabler for personalised conversations in the B2C sector. This is just as much about growing the company as it is about the growth required to bring an idea into reality.

Scott Millar | Innovation & Technology Education | Tomorrow's Tech

At 14 years old, Scott Millar started a business for a school group project. Soon after the semester ended, he reflected on how that classroom experience jumpstarted his career in business and wanted to do the same for other students! Now as the founder and CEO of BOP Industries, Scott drives technology and entrepreneurship education workshops, with students from primary to high school. Listen as he discusses the imperative of reaching out to kids and empowering them with the tools they need, to bring ideas into the market.

Carl Buckeridge | Water Pipeline Condition Monitoring Hardware & Software Solution | Tomorrow's Tech
Current water pipeline monitoring technology does not have the capabilities to deal with the complex water infrastructure in cities in Australia and across the world. Through a combination of a strong and diverse team, validation through data and several lessons learnt along the way, Carl Buckeridge, William Smith and Sara Richardson have developed a solution for this problem

Watch as Carl Buckeridge shares how Leakster’s groundbreaking solution combines innovation in hardware and software to pinpoint leaks in the pipeline, making asset management more a lot more seamless.

Linda Ginger | How to Validate Your Business Innovation Idea Quickly and Accurately | Tomorrow's Tech
Have you validated the most valued product features before entering the market? Are you confident that your idea will serve the market better than incumbents in it? Do you know how to minimise risk without compromising your innovation?

Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner or managing a large corporation, the research Linda Ginger will give you access to, decreases market research time of 6 months into days and gives you an accurate picture of how your business idea would perform in that market!

Ashley Baxter | Composting for Climate Change | Tomorrow's Tech

Ashley Baxter is the founder of EarthOffset, a sustainable tech startup providing technology solutions that enable people to be environmentally, economically and socially sustainable! On this episode of Tomorrow’s Tech, we talk about Ashley’s entrepreneurial journey and how she was able to see an opportunity in an area that is often overlooked.