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Startup Success Series: Approaching Growth in Times of Uncertainty
Recording of Startup Success Series: Approaching Growth in Times of Uncertainty
The Australian tech startup sector has the potential to contribute $109 billion, or 4% to the Australian economy and 540,000 jobs by 2033. We now have 7 Australian-founded companies worth over $1b, but how will high-level growth be affected by COVID-19? We've invited Jack Zhang, the Co-Founder and CEO of Melbourne-founded startup, Airwallex, to share his experience building Australia's fastest-growing unicorn.
1:27 - Introduction
9:50 - Recruiting in the early days
18:09 - Other lessons learnt during the growth of Airwallex
23:02 - Finding practical opportunities for growth
35:37 - Vertical growth and sales strategy
41:00 - Thinking about resource allocation
46:01 - Q&A
This webinar was held as part of Startup Victoria's Startup Success Series. The Startup Success Series is a new initiative designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.
The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic. LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy. Learn more about LaunchVic: https://launchvic.org/