his episode of FinTech Growth with Duncan Currie features Justin de Lisle, Co-Founder of social analytics platform Slix Social and Head of Technology and Analytics at Melbourne-based travel card startup Pelikin.

Duncan and Justin have a candid chat on the differences of a tech founder from a product founder. They discuss the importance of surrounding one’s self with people who add value to the business. They also explore the nature of startups, the central role that a business advisor provides, and the nuances of securing funding in the tech world.


03:10 A tech founder's perspective on starting a business

08:31 Getting emotionally invested

11:08 Funding and the importance of an advisor

20:11 Case studies: Uber and Nabventures

25:17 Finding the perfect fit with your co-founders