Startup West

Startup West

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We talk with West Australian startups who have be…
16. Cath Resnick, Kinchip Systems
Apr 23 • 28 min
Startup West talks with Cath Resnick, founder and CEO of Kinchip Systems, a health tech startup connecting parents with health care providers and support services. The TED talk referenced in the conversation is Dana Kanze’s ‘The real reason female…
15. Kevin Forcier, StoreKat
Apr 9 • 30 min
Startup West talks with Kevin Forcier, co-founder and CEO of Storekat, who is building oneVASTwarehouse in the UK just in time for Brexit (maybe, if and when it happens…, but otherwise). Kevin’s story is one of sheer grit and determination, to never give…
14. Tim Brewer, Functionally
Mar 26 • 35 min
StartupWest talks with Tim Brewer, co-founder and CEO of Functionally, a brand-new startup which is looking to assist CEOs and companies scale their business. “Poorly designed organisations cost investors a lot of money, and are bad places to work”, he…
13. Iain McIntyre, HUMM Tech
Mar 12 • 26 min
We talk with the CEO and co-founder of WA-founded HUMM Tech, Iain McIntyre, who is now based over in Silicon Valley in the US. He explains why the ‘flip up’ (as its known) occurred, and what HUMM are doing in the neuroscience space. And also, what’s an…
12. Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie, Fearlessly Playful
Feb 26 • 30 min
Moving to Perth from her native Canada 12 years ago to do a PhD in Internet Studies, Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie became an expert in Facebook, social media and the games industry. She has now turned her hand to helping companies use the power of gamification to…
11. Dr Kath Giles, OncoRes Medical
Feb 12 • 31 min
We talk with Dr Kath Giles, CEO of OncoRes Medical, a medtech startup pioneering a handheld device to prevent repeat surgeries for breast cancer. Kath has an impressive background as a medical doctor, investment manager and startup CEO, plus she recently…
10. LIVE SHOW with Bill Tai, Mary Webberley and Marcus Holmes
Dec 18, 2018 • 33 min
A special episode recorded during our end of year LIVE SHOW with US-based VC Bill Tai, Noisy Guts co-founder Dr Mary Webberley and Startup News co-founder (now based in S.E. Asia) Marcus Holmes. Among other things the panel discusses the local startup…
9. Siobhan Lancaster from Instatruck
Dec 9, 2018 • 24 min
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…
8. Craig and Jeremy Chetty from Student Edge
Nov 27, 2018 • 32 min
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…
7. Dr Marcus Tan from HealthEngine
Nov 6, 2018 • 31 min
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…
6. Rohan McDougall & Paula Taylor from West Tech Fest
Oct 29, 2018 • 24 min
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…
5. Dr Jemma Green from Power Ledger
Oct 2, 2018 • 28 min
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…
4. Chloë Constantinides and Sam Birmingham from Startup WA
Sep 18, 2018 • 26 min
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…
3. Grant and Sharon Grosser from SEQTA
Sep 5, 2018 • 33 min
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…
2. Claire McGregor from Appbot
Aug 14, 2018 • 27 min
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…
1. Matt Macfarlane and Brodie McCulloch
Jul 31, 2018 • 26 min
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…