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A podcast series that celebrates innovative tech entrepreneurs from Australia finding success in Hong Kong. Austrade's Sam Guthrie talks to insightful guests across a range of verticals, profiling Australian tech capability and opportunities in Hong Kong.

Mar 19, 2018

In this episode Sam speaks with Mike Zimmerman of Main Sequence Ventures, CSIRO’s VC fund. Mike explains MSV’s focus on commercialising world-class Australian deep science R&D.  Mike previews the remarkable companies and founders in next gen WiFi, cancer diagnosis, AI and Big Data already within the MSV portfolio...


Feb 27, 2018

Sam talks to Murray Hankinson Managing Director Asia of Thinxtra about IoT and the opportunities for narrow band, small message connectivity as a driving force behind Smart City infrastructure.  This is the 3rd wave of positive disruption: connecting 20 billion things by 2020.  Utilising Sigfox technology Thinxtra are...


Feb 15, 2018

In this episode, Sam speaks with Dr Winnie Tang, the co-founder of the Smart City Consortium, how Hong Kong can use I & T to address urban challenges and increase the effectiveness of city management. Dr Tang provides an overview of the Smart City Blueprint, explaining the various levels of government initiatives for...


Feb 5, 2018

In this episode Sam speaks with Danielle Szetho, CEO of FinTech Australia about our national FinTech strengths, the role of FinTech Australia, the opportunities and challenges for taking the sector global. Danielle shares findings of the FinTech Australia/EY FinTech census which identifies Hong Kong as in the top...


Jan 29, 2018

In this episode, Sam speaks with Veronika Kuznetsova, Managing Director of Supercharger, the most prestigious FinTech accelerator in Hong Kong, about the role the private sector has played supporting startups and driving the development of an I&T ecosystem. Veronika provides an insightful overview for Aussie FinTech...