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78. Startup West podcast: Jon Gregory – Vitruvian

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Founder of Vitruvian, Jon Gregory
// // Hear the story of the Perth-based fitness machine taking the world by storm...

Danelle and Brodie talk with Jon Gregory, founder and CEO of Vitruvian, a global personal fitness device and platform operating from its head offices in West Perth.

A decade ago, the former investment trader realised that while the algorithms he was using were very fast and efficient, weight-training seemed to be just ‘pushing weights’. In 2019, he took some investment from a local angel investor, matched it with his own funding, and has since raised millions of dollars, and sells his machines around the world.

… I asked him ‘How do you make money? How do you do it?’ he said ‘Jon, you put yourself in a position to make money’. And I was like ‘That’s either the most profound thing I’ve ever heard or the dumbest thing ……

Jon Gregory

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This episode was recorded at Riff studios in beautiful downtown Perth, Western Australia; produced by Startup News, edited by Carmen Yee Kai Wen and brought to you thanks to support from the Spacecubed, Curtin University, RSM, the City of Perth, Dinner Twist and Tekkon.

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Produced by Startup News, the Startup West podcast talks with West Australian startups who have been there and done it, or are right here and doing it! Recorded in beautiful Perth, WA.
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