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The Perth Startup Scene - Nov 15

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An overview of the Perth startup scene (in Nov 2015) and what it needs now. (Spoiler alert: early stage funding!)

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The Perth Startup Scene - Nov 15

  1. 1. Perth’s Startup Scene Burgeoning. Underfunded. Huge potential Charlie Gunningham, CEO Business News
  2. 2. MBA Graduation, March 1999
  3. 3. 7 months later… Dec 1999 3 Startup! (little did we know)
  4. 4. The West 4
  5. 5. Business News 10 years later … SOLD! 5
  6. 6. Issues 2009 – Tax changes  2012 – Locals turn on  2014 – CA scrapped  2015 –Accelerators, tax better, AC funds 
  7. 7. 1st comes the ecosystem …
  8. 8. … then comes the success stories, then comes the investors
  9. 9. But some great ideas leave WA…
  10. 10. So what we need now is… $ FUNDING! $ (Else the digital vikings will take us)
  11. 11. “Throw enough darts…”
  12. 12. Some targets… businessnews.com.au/list/startups Techboard.com.au

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