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The podcast for startups in the great state of Western Australia - from those that live here and are doing it, or have been there and done it!

The podcast for startups in the great state of Western Australia - from those that live here and are doing it, or have been there and done it!
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The podcast for startups in the great state of Western Australia - from those that live here and are doing it, or have been there and done it!

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English


Episodes

9. Siobhan Lancaster from Instatruck

12/9/2018
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Siobhan Lancaster worked for an ASX-listed company as a corporate lawyer before starting Instatruck in an attempt to solve a friend's problem post mining construction boom. The 'uber of trucks' service has grown over the past few years, and has brought Siobhan recognition including a 40under40 and WA Innovator of the Year awards. For more ~ https://instatruck.com.au Startup West podcast is produced in sunny Perth, Western Australia by Startup News and brought to you courtesy of sponsors...

Duration:00:24:52

8. Craig and Jeremy Chetty from Student Edge

11/27/2018
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In our eighth episode, Startup News' Beth Caniglia and Charlie Gunningham talk with brothers and cofounders of Student Edge Craig and Jeremy Chetty. How did these two build their student discounts site up to more than a million members in Australia over the past 15 years, and where did the initial inspiration and funding come from? Why did they decide to move from a subscription service to free, and what were the results? These and other questions are discussed with both brothers who also...

Duration:00:32:20

7. Dr Marcus Tan from HealthEngine

11/6/2018
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We talk with Dr Marcus Tan, co-founder and CEO of the impressive health tech business HealthEngine. Established in Perth in 2006, Marcus bought in and took it over in 2009 (having started a similar business - MedLink - previously.) The business has come a long way from his living room to raising over $50M in venture funds and being Australia's #1 health bookings site. For more ~ https://healthengine.com.au Startup West podcast is brought to you by Startup News, Alyka, ECU The Link, BDO and...

Duration:00:31:41

6. Rohan McDougall & Paula Taylor from West Tech Fest

10/29/2018
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Now in its eighth year, West Tech Fest brings high profile Silicon Valley execs, founders and investors over to Perth for a week long festival of tech, startups and kite surfing. Beth and Charlie talk with two of the festival's co-founders, Rohan McDougall from Curtin University and Paula Taylor from 32 Degrees South, and find out what's on offer this year, including some new events being run for the first time on Rottnest Island and at Fraser's... For more ~ www.westtechfest.com Startup...

Duration:00:24:28

5. Dr Jemma Green from Power Ledger

10/2/2018
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If you are interested in the amazing world of blockchain, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and crypto, this is the podcast for you. Power Ledger's ICO was the first in Australia and raised a staggering $34M last year. We talk with Dr Jemma Green, Chair of Perth-based blockchain energy startup Power Ledger. Jemma grew up in the hills of Perth and an influential moment in a school public speaking competition fired her lifelong love for learning which now includes a Masters in Sustainability and a...

Duration:00:28:49

4. Chloë Constantinides and Sam Birmingham from Startup WA

9/18/2018
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We talk with two of Startup WA's board members, Chloë Constantinides and Sam Birmingham. Chloe has worked in digital businesses such as Dapper Apps and RateIt, spent time in New York and is a cofounder of Dapper Apps and founder of Kisanii. Sam set up WeBe in the mid 2000s, then established Perth's first Startup Weekend and PhDo, has worked for Pollenizer, iiNet and is Coordinator at StartupWA. http://www.startupwa.org Startup West podcast is brought to you by Startup News, Alyka, ECU The...

Duration:00:26:04

3. Grant and Sharon Grosser from SEQTA

9/5/2018
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Set up in 2006 and inducted into the inaugural 'WA Tech Business Hall of Fame' earlier this year, Grant and Sharon Grosser's SEQTA Software business is now the leading learning management system (LMS) across Australia's school sector. 700+ schools in Australia use SEQTA to connect administrators, teachers, students and parents/guardians together. http://seqta.com.au Startup West podcast is brought to you by Startup News, Alyka, ECU The Link, BDO and ThinkLab Coworking. For all the latest...

Duration:00:33:01

2. Claire McGregor from Appbot

8/14/2018
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Claire McGregor is just plain awesome - straight talking, tons of experience, really good at what she does. A trained vet, she tells us how she wound up in an online business in London, then back in Perth as Director of the Silicon-Valley run Founder Institute and marketing person at Agworld before forming Appbot with Stuart Hall. Appbot is one of those less well known successful startup stories in Western Australia; a story that needs to be told! https://appbot.co Startup West podcast is...

Duration:00:27:47

1. Matt Macfarlane and Brodie McCulloch

7/31/2018
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Welcome to Startup West, the podcast about building great startups in sunny Western Australia with people who've been here and done it, or live here and are doing it! In this first episode, Startup News' Charlie Gunningham and Beth Caniglia talk with Yuuwa Capital director Matt Macfarlane and Spacecubed's Brodie McCulloch. Matt is a well known West Australian early stage VC and angel investor, and Brodie set up the first coworking space, Spacecubed, in 2012 in Perth, which has since gone to...

Duration:00:26:52