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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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Perth Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you plan to build a product or offering from the beginning? What are techniques to build a product roadmap? How do you specify what to build? How do you organize resources to build a product? What are strategies to estimate time and costs? What do you track to measure success? How often do you need to see milestones achieved? What are common mistakes when building product? How do you keep product progress ongoing when you have many competing priorities?

Plan to build your offering.
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Geoff Hibble
Co-Founder, CNS Vital Signs

Entrepreneur and IT professional with twenty (20) years experience supporting companies though management and execution within technology, retail, healthcare, telecommunications, and business communications industries. Founded CNS Vital Signs to modernize a computer ba...

Andrew Ellerton
Tech Lead and Software Engineer

I'm a software engineer that has built software products from concept to complete since 1996 professionally. I've commercialised R&D products in Perth, built trading systems in Zurich and New York and worked for startup in NYC.

Trent Yates
COO, Tantra Technology

My name is Trent Yates and I am currently the COO (one arm paper hanger) of a company called Tantra Technology (Webtantra). I have been involved with startup businesses since leaving the Navy in 2009. I find the roller coaster ride of startups completely exhilaratin...

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