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Ep122 – Leanne Kemp (Founder & CEO – Everledger) on exits, trust and coevolution

My guest for Ep122 of The Startup Playbook Podcast, was the Founder & CEO of Everledger, Leanne Kemp.

Leanne is a serial entrepreneur with multiple successful exits over 20+ years in tech.

Her company, Everledger, uses Blockchain technology to track high-value assets such as diamonds, art and wine with the aim of increasing transparency and trust with technology.

To date Everledger has raised $40M in funding from leading global funds including Fidelity, Future Fund and Tencent.

In 2018, her entrepreneurial success saw her appointed as the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur in Australia, to develop the state’s startup ecosystem, attract investment and support job creation.

In this interview we covered a range of topics including

  • Why you should think about Coevolving rather than disrupting industries
  • Separating technology trends vs lasting change
  • Understanding the right timing for your solution in the market
  • How founders should think about and prepare for exits
  • & much more

Full interview below!

Show notes:

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