Steve Baxter is back and joins extensive list of experienced mentors on Vocus Upstart Accelerator Programme
After a challenging application phase, the final 7 startups have been selected into the Vocus Upstart accelerator programme. Each of the promising WA tech startups will receive $40k investment, 3-months of intense mentorship and dedicated space on level 9 of Spacecubed.
Commencing on the 1st of August 2016, the Vocus Upstart programme will immerse its chosen 7 startups in Perth’s leading startup community, supporting growth through collaboration, learning, innovation and unrivalled expert mentorship.
Joining the long list of expert mentors are some of Western Australia’s most experienced entrepreneurs, consultants and innovators, including but not limited to;
- Sheryl Frame, Commercialisation Advisor at Accelerating Commercialisation. Sheryl’s expertise is in new business development, strategy, sales and marketing, specifically in healthcare, biotech and technology sectors.
- Tony Grist, non-executive Director of Vocus communications. Tony has extensive experience in the tech sector having been part of iiNet’s pursuit for fibre and startup development, as well as refinancing the company for a $20 million stake on market.
- Matt MacFarlane, Venture Capital investment director and founder of YUUWA Capital. Matt has vast experience as a Venture capital investor, IT start-up entrepreneur, and Chartered Accountant with international business development and M&A experience in telecommunications and multi-national data comms companies.
The Shark is back
“Joining our long and experienced list of mentors, we’re excited that Steve Baxter will return to Perth and mentor on the Vocus Upstart programme on Thursday 4th of August,” Vocus Upstart Managing Director Rob Nathan announced to Spacecubed.
Not only will the 7 exciting WA startups have the privilege of being schooled by one of Australia’s most well-known and experienced Startup Tech Investors, the Shark Tank Investor and TV personality will also hold a talk for the broader Spacecubed community on the morning of Thursday 4th August 2016, and you’re invited.
"Steve has a wealth of experience in building and and investing in tech companies. As on the TV show, the Shark Tank, Steve is frank, honest and to the point. Our startups in Vocus Upstart will receive a great deal of value from Steve in just one session and we’re very excited," Rob Nathan concluded.
This exclusive event is for Spacecubed members only and has a space limit which is reserved quick.
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Join Spacecubed’s community of over 750 entrepreneurs, changemakers and innovators and prepare to be inspired by one of Australia’s most successful, well-known and experienced tech investors.
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