Bloom Labs


The Bloom Fellowship is awarded to the most extraordinary applicant from the Bloom Community, giving them the opportunity to enroll in the Perth Founder Institute for free. The recipient will be recognized as somebody with the utmost potential to become a successful technology entrepreneur.

The Perth Founder Institute is excited to partner with an organization that shares our goal of fostering a strong local startup ecosystem: Bloom, a venture founded in our desire to encourage young Western Australians to put their ideas into action. Through the Bloom Fellowship, everyone from the Bloom community is invited to apply to the Perth Founder Institute for free, and the best overall applicant from the community will receive a Fellowship to participate in the program for free as well ($1,200 USD value).

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for the Bloom Fellowship for the Perth Autumn 2014 Semester, you must complete your application and admissions test by June 27, 2016, using this link.

Grant: The recipient of the Bloom Fellowship will be awarded within 5 days after the deadline.

Click here to apply for the Bloom Fellowship.


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Team and Advisors

Perth Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you find the right team to launch your company? How do you identify the right set of advisors? How do you manage your advisors? What are responsibilities and compensation for advisors? How do you identify the right roles to help you launch a product or offering? Do you expect the roles to change over time? How can recruit people to fill roles when you have limited resources? What metrics do you track when recruiting? Do you need a cofounder? What are some common pitfalls with cofounder? Is a team necessary to launch a company?

Recruit your first team members.
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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...

Juan Otero
Founder & CEO

Juan Otero is the Founder & CEO of Restalo, leading provider of real-time online restaurant reservations for diners and reservation and guest management solutions for restaurants in Spain and Italy. Juan has over 10 years experience in the digital sector and a passion for...

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