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// // Hear from four WA startup founders who have collectively raised $100M+ (UPDATE: dinner has sold out)

Purpose Ventures, the new early-stage VC fund in WA, has been running a series of investor dinners, for potential investors and corporate types. Now, their third event is for startup founders looking to raise funds.

At a specially discounted 3-course dinner (usually $150, but yours for $25), you can hear from WA startup founders who have collectively raised $100M+.

This is an exclusive opportunity, brought to you by JTSI’s New Industries Fund (and its X-TEND WA program), to encourage more investment capital into the early-stage startup and innovation sector.

  • Tuesday 10th October from 6pm.
  • Tickets can be purchased at:
  • Featuring: Dan Jovevski (WeMoney), Rebecca Loftus (IDEA Academy), Daniel Rohr (HealthEngine), Bernadette Olivier (The Volte).
  • UPDATE SINCE ARTICLE FIRST PUBLISHED – DINNER HAS SOLD OUT, but there will be another one in early 2024.
Kylie and Derek Gerrard
Kylie and Derek Gerrard

Derek Gerrard will share tips on what VC’s are looking for and how best to prepare your company to be investor-ready. Kylie Gerrard will then host a panel of WA-based companies that collectively have raised from national and international investors including eBay Ventures and Sequoia Capital.

Ticket value is $150 but tickets for startup founders are available for only $25. (UPDATE – Dinner has sold out.)


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