Samantha Wong is a partner at Blackbird Ventures, a technology venture capital fund with $1B in funds under management. Blackbird was an early investor in Australia’s startup successes: Canva, Zoox and CultureAmp.
More recently, the fund invested in Fable Food Co. – Founder, Michael Fox, was on the show back at Episode 106.
Prior to joining Blackbird, Sam was a startup founder, product manager with multinational e-commerce startup, SurfStitch.com and a corporate lawyer with Minter Ellison.
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Twenty minutes before recording, Sean O’Meara’s first company, Impos, was acquired by Jonas Software – but his attention remained resolute.
In true tech founder form, Sean started his journey in a garage but his recent company, Doshii, as been backed by Reinventure (Westpac) and Coca-Cola Amatil and aims to change how Point of Sale (POS) systems connect venues to the apps around them.
Sean is a big believer in conceptual design, testing and failing to learn as quickly as possible to solve problems.
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