VC Land Podcast: ‘For a company to succeed you need a Hustler, a Hacker and a Hipster,’ Dirk Steller, Seed Space VC
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The VC Land Podcast connects you with some of the leading players in Australia’s growing venture capital (VC) market.
Hosted by news media and PR veteran, CEO of Mojo Media, Justin Kelly, we chat to leading VCs on how to get started, what it takes to build a successful business, how to overcome challenges, and advice for early stage businesses looking for funding.
In this episode, Justin speaks with veteran VC investor Dirk Steller, founder and managing partner of Seed Space Venture Capital.
Dirk is a highly experience finance and wealth professional who has has commercial and strategic roles in public and private sector companies spanning wealth management, government and financial technology. His background comes with a deep understanding of global markets and the legislative, compliance and technological frameworks that operate internationally.
Seed Space is an internationally recognised early stage venture capital firm with a focus on investments in financial technology. Its portfolio includes Douugh, DiviPay, My My, FairVine, Nod, ProviderChoice, Hutly, Stropro and Tapp.
In this episode, Steller talks through the origins of Seed Space; how his fund identifies opportunities and the formula for success; the ideal characteristics of a good founding team; how COVID-19 has changed the investing landscape and the best way startup founders should approach VC firms.
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