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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 2017 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.

Leading Startup Experts to Mentor the Perth Founder Institute

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-05-07

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs participate in weekly training and feedback sessions that are led by Founder Institute Mentors. 

Our Mentors provide the passion, experience, and support that helps our Founders launch meaningful and enduring companies.

Rather than bringing in consultants and academics who teach theory, we bring in experienced Founders and CEOs to give our companies the most relevant and valuable advice. In a confidential setting, they share horror stories, best practices, and realistic feedback to help our Founders avoid "rookie mistakes" and be successful.   

In the upcoming Perth 2017 Semester, we have secured a truly exceptional roster of Founder Institute Mentors, including many from out of town.

See the full list below;

  • Adam Yap: COO
  • Andrew Ellerton: Tech Lead and Software Engineer
  • Andrew Hall: Director, The Founder Institute
  • Andy Lamb: Co-Founder and Director
  • Benjamin Chong: Partner, Right Click Capital
  • Branden Dekenah: Director, Sangoma Consulting
  • Brenda Lai: Co Founder, Feedmee App
  • Brodie McCulloch: Managing Director, Spacecubed
  • Cam Sinclair: Marketeer, Ammo Marketing
  • Carly Hardy: Founder, Kooda
  • Cath Sutherland: Director, Conscious Business
  • Charlie Gunningham: CEO, Business News
  • Chris Farquhar: Case Manager
  • Christophe Baudia: Founder & CEO, Geomoby
  • Claire McGregor: Co-Founder, Appbot
  • Dan Jovevski: CEO / Founder, Switch My Loan
  • Darcy Naunton: General Partner, York Butter Factory / Adventure Capital
  • Dash Dhakshinamoorthy: Founder, Startup Malaysia
  • David McKinney: CEO & Founder, Filter Squad
  • Derek Gerrard
  • Geoff Hibble: Co-Founder, CNS Vital Signs
  • Graham Griffiths
  • Greg Riebe: Director, Entrepreneurs In Residence
  • Isaak Dury
  • Jamie Lyford: Director & Founder, Elevation Legal
  • Jeffrey Paine: Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
  • Jesse Hill
  • Juan Otero: Founder & CEO
  • Jurgen Van Pletsen: Founder,
  • Justin Strharsky: Managing Director, Synaptor
  • Kate Griffiths: Senior Manager , Ernst & Young
  • Kath Giles
  • Kirsten Rose
  • Kurt Falkenstein: Founder, General Standards
  • Larry Lopez: Partner, Australian Venture Consultants
  • Linh Le: Managing Director / Co-founder, TradiePoint
  • Lui Giuliani
  • Luke Watson: Co-Founder/CEO, Honed
  • Marcus Tan: Founder & CEO, Health Engine
  • Marcus Holmes: CEO & Founder, Startup News
  • Martin Dougiamas: Founder & CEO, Moodle
  • Matthew Macfarlane: Matthew Macfarlane - Venture Capital Investment Director, Yuuwa Capital (Perth FI) , Yuuwa Capital
  • Miles Burke: Founder, BAM Creative
  • Olivia Humphrey: CEO, Kanopy
  • Paul de Grijp: Founder, BackupAgent
  • Paul Farrell: Managing Director, NGIS
  • Phil Morle: Phil Morle - Director, Pollenizer (Perth FI) , Pollenizer
  • Pia Turcinov
  • Rafael Kimberley Bowen
  • Rob Nathan: Managing Director, AMCOM Upstart
  • Rob Newman: Co-Founder & Executive Director, Stone Ridge Ventures
  • Rohan Wallace: Principal
  • Sam Birmingham: Senior Startup Coach, Pollenizer
  • Sam Mead: Head of Product, Uproute
  • Sarah Mateljan: Co-Founder, CourseGenius
  • Shahirah Gardner: Founder, Launchcode PR
  • Sharon Grosser: Operations Director, SEQTA Software
  • Sheryl Frame: Case Manager, Commercialisation Australia
  • Stephen Carroll: Director, RSM Bird Cameron
  • Stuart Hall: Founder and Chief Bot , Appbot
  • Tim Brewer: Director, Desk Director & Evolve Leadership Group
  • Tom Riordan: Marketing Manager , Formalytics
  • Trent Yates: COO, Tantra Technology

  • And many more to be announced. 
                                     We hope you will join us in Perth and launch a company in 2014.

Leading Startup Experts to Mentor the Perth Founder Institute

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