Susan Wu is a hacker, entrepreneur and venture capitalist who splits her time between San Francisco and Australia. As an angel investor and advisor, she's been actively involved in the earliest stages of some of the world's leading consumer technology startups, such as Twitter, Square, Obvious (Medium, Lift and Branch) and Findery, amongst others. Susan was a co-founder of an enterprise SaaS company that had a successful NASDAQ IPO and also an institutional venture capitalist at Charles River Ventures. She has also been a long-time contributor to the open source and online gaming communities, as the CMO of the Apache Software Foundation and a founding producer of the Virtual Goods Summit. Fast Company named Susan as one of the "100 Most Creative People in Business" and "Most Influential Women in Technology." She was named by the San Jose Mercury News as one of the "10 Most Influential People in Silicon Valley." Susan currently spends most of her time working with Stripe . Stripe's vision is to increase the GDP of the Internet by creating economic opportunity for everyone, everywhere. Stripe provides a fully featured commerce stack that makes it easy for people to accept payments and run online businesses.  https://stripe.com/about/press
AGENDA 6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Chris Joannou, Melbourne Chapter Director
Chris is a serial entrepreneur with businesses in everything from Tech to Tequila. CEO and Founder of Startup Melbourne, showcasing startups and visionaries, and Perceptar a live mobile to mobile video application. Outside of Tech he runs an 'innovative private label' food and beverage business that primarily imports for the Retail and Foodservice markets within the Asia-Pacific.
Email: Chris@startupgrind.com | Twitter: @StartupGrindAus
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