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Startup West podcast 105: Simon Anderson, Notis and Swayz

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105 - Simon Anderson - Notis
// // Simon Anderson left for Canada, raised US$1M, and is now back in Perth, signing up clients, and is launching another tech startup...

Australia’s number 1 startup podcast talks with Simon Anderson, CEO and founder of Notis (student engagement platform for schools) and Swayz (prompts friends and family to provide video content for you).

With Notis, established in 2013, Simon has raised US$1M over 10 years and is aiming to have a thousand US schools on board. Simon raised his first $5K thanks to Curtin Accelerate in Perth, then US$350K in an angel round, sold up everything in Australia, moved to Canada, while his kids were young. He’s now back in Perth.

Meanwhile, his social media engagement app Swayz launched a few months ago, and is his new startup baby.

If you realise that you have time on your side, regarding that it’s going to take a long time. You’ve got time, you’re young, so do something every day… do that one thing, and it will add up.

Simon Anderson

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Startup West acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar people, traditional owners of the lands and waters of Perth, where this podcast was recorded, and pays respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

Startup West is 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 Spacecubed, Curtin University, RSM, the City of Perth 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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