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Vision and Ideas

Perth Autumn 2014 Semester

What is a good idea? How do you come up with good ideas? Does passion matter with ideas? How can you tell what you are passionate about? How do you translate your passion into one or more business ideas? What basic tools should every Founder have from the start? What tools should Founders use to develop their ideas in the beginning? How does being a Founder align with personal goals, objectives and vision?

Develop a set of strong ideas.
2014-05-15, 06:30 PM


Justin Strharsky
Managing Director, Synaptor

Justin Strharsky is Managing Director of Synaptor, a company building powerful new tools to keep people safe at work. As a consultant to oil & gas companies in Russia and Australia, Justin has led communications, training, and technology projects to improve safety outcom...

Matthew Macfarlane
Matthew Macfarlane - Venture Capital Investment Director, Yuuwa Capital (Perth FI) , Yuuwa Capital

Matt is a Co-founder and Investment Director at Yuuwa Capital, a Perth based $40m early stage venture capital fund. Matt has been both an investor and an entrepreneur in early stage tech startups; actively participating in Perth's startup eco-system for over 10 years. H...

Craig Chetty
Co-Founder, Student Edge

Craig is a passionate entrepreneur and Co-Founder of the highly successful student organisation Student Edge. Student Edge serve their members with an offering around three core pillars of focus, which include helping students: - save money & manage their finances - fin...

Jeremy Chetty
Co-founder, Student Edge

In 2003, Jeremy Chetty co-founded Student Edge ­ a student services website and membership with three university mates. Today, the program boasts over 470,000+ members, 110 participating educational institutions and a growing list of sponsors and partners. Since incept...

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