West Tech Fest Women seeks to inspire, empower, and shine a light on women and men bridging the gap and embracing diversity and inclusion in order to rewrite the numbers. This event was proudly supported by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation XTEND WA, Curtin University, West Tech Fest.

Department of Jobs,Tourism, Science and Innovation New Industries Fund WA, VentureX HQ, and IP Australia presents ‘Leveraging IP Throughout the Business Journey’ with Michael Schwager, Director General of IP Australia sharing insights into how entrepreneurs and startups access the right tools and support to be protected.

A stylish sundowner delivered in collaboration with Dark Stry. Join us for a sneak peak of Dark Stry’s Enterprising Women, the latest self-guided walking tour route, over nibbles and drinks at the Wentworth Building. This event is made possible due the generous sponsorship of the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation, the Department of Local Government Support and Cultural Industries, Tease Industries, Dark Stry and VentureX HQ.

Young Investors Circle, in partnership with VentureX HQ presents ‘Unlimited Potential: Angel & Early Stage Investing’. Angel investors support start-ups at the initial moments and when most investors are not prepared to back them. Toto Boutdara hosts an interactive session with Tracie Clark, Sheryl Frame and Wilson Casado. Learn and listen to insights from successful Angel investors.

The second of four free investment focused workshops designed specifically for women interested in investing is ‘Perceptions and Expectations’. Sheryl Frame will lead discussions with seasoned investors Louise Daw (Hexagon Mining) and Tim Brewer (Functionly) as they unpack what to expect when investing in early stage companies; how to work with founders; due diligence tips for your next investment. As well as an open discussion with Q&A. Thanks to the support by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation provided through the New Industries Fund – XTEND WA Program this is a free event. Registration is essential.

VentureX HQ is delighted to be featuring Amy Millman, Venture Catalyst, Entrepreneur in Residence and Managing Partner of StageNext Fund as she shares her insights and formidable experience on the importance of a founders’ ability to convey key messages about both themselves and their business strategy when speaking to investors, potential customers, strategic partners and your team. What you’ll learn:

  • How to articulate your vision and your plan to build value
  • How to de-risk the opportunity by plotting key milestones toward reaching value inflection points
  • how to communicate that plan and ensure alignment with the team, customers and funders
This is event is proudly supported by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation X-TEND WA, our event sponsor, EY, and our generous sponsors and partners.
Amy Millman, Venture Catalyst

The theme for this Investment Workshop is ‘Angel Investing for Women – Come learn what the buzz is all about’. If you’re a woman and would like to start investing, maybe dabbled a bit already or just curious what it’s all about, then come join us. We promise it won’t be scary and you won’t need your cheque books.

Tracie Clark will lead a panel of female investors as they discuss and unpack:

  • What is Angel Investing
  • How to start investing in early-stage companies
  • Why it is good addition to your investment portfolio
  • How to find deals
  • Stages of investment
  • Open discussion and Q&A
This event is proudly supported by the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation XTEND WA Program, our generous sponsors and partners.
Tracie Clark, Investor / Director / Advisor
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