Catalysr Podcast: Migrapreneur Stories
From Catalysr, this is Migrapreneur Stories. A show about migrant entrepreneurs who have found success in Australia and the stories behind the startups they built.
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Catalysr is a Sydney-based pre-accelerator for startups. Our mission is to create a migrapreneurial revolution, by empowering and enabling migrants and refugees in Australia to start their own businesses and create their own futures.
Our podcast Migrapreneur Stories , brings together a host of migrant and refugee entrepreneurs, or migrapreneurs, to learn about their stories, grit, perseverance and how they have fought against all odds to be incredible at what they do! We aim to inspire a new generation of migrant founders by sharing stories of driven, passionate and successful migrant founders in Australia.
Episode 1: Desh Amila - One Way Ticket
Desh Amila is an entrepreneur, entertainer, and educator who is on a mission to educate, entertain and enhance the lives of those he connects with. He’s spearheaded the events, hip hop and entertainment industries, founded two charities, and launched one of Australia’s most influential events companies ‘Think Inc’ and more recently in 2018, ‘This Is 42’. Over his career, he has been responsible for hosting world-class events with internationally recognised educators, thought-leaders and scientists such as Dr Neil Degrasse Tyson, Dr Jane Goodall, Dr Brian Greene just to name a few. Most recently he produced and co-directed the documentary film, Islam and the Future of Tolerance which will be coming to cinemas in Australia this month.
Things mentioned in this episode:
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Episode mixed by Brendan Hill
Our theme song is Tanzmusik by Simon Mathewson
Intro song is Chrometrails by Vanilla
Outro song is Assmack by Podington Bear