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 tech entrepreneur, founder, investor, advisor and mentor Carl Hartmann.

Hartmann is a prominent, multi-award winning Australian serial entrepreneur, who is best known for his work in co-founding Temando, Compono and Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirit Co, and his involvement as an investor & board member/advisor to a range of leading technology companies around the world.

Carl is also the adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Queensland (the leading Australian University and a top 50 global university); serves as a non-executive director on a several boards, and has won a number of awards including the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year Australia, Asia Pacific and global runner up, among others.

In this episode, Hartmann talks through his investment thesis, the importance of having clarity on an addressable market, thinking globally from day one, advice on when to seek funding and why you need to bring in smart money.

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