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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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Creative and knowledge-intensive industries are vitally important to economic development and the City of Perth recognises the significant role that entrepreneurship and innovation plays in driving tangible economic outcomes. 

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Perth Autumn 2014 Semester

How do you establish yourself as an expert in your field? What tools are used to follow important news and narratives? How do you identify and create industry narratives of your own? How do you identify and connect with influencers and journalists? What infrastructure do you need to be influential? How do you create content that attracts readers and commentary? How do you grow your influence in a market over time?

Establish market credibility.
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Charlie Gunningham
CEO, Business News

CEO, Business News. Previously (1999-2010) cofounded a startup ( which was then acquired by REIWA (ran 2010-2013). After arriving in Perth in 1997, did MBA at UWA (1997-1998) and graduated as top MBA student. Past 40under40 winner. Previous...

Andy Lamb
Co-Founder and Director

Andy Lamb is the co-founder and director or a hybrid venture capital company called Atomic Sky. We help turn good ideas into great businesses through providing technology development and business commercialisation skills. Previously I have started or growth 3 IT consul...

Shahirah Gardner
Founder, Launchcode PR

PR exec with US/ Silicon Valley experience in B2B and B2C tech including mobile, clean tech, enterprise software, big data, and healthcare IT. Proven skills in developing and executing all aspects of public outreach campaigns to enhance media exposure and support strategi...

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