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Startup West podcast 64: Cullum Ashton – BuilderzWA + Proptech Hub

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64 - Cullum Ashton, BuilderzWA
// // Cullum Ashton founded proptech BuilderzWA and also Perth's first and only Proptech Hub

Danelle and Charlie talk with always effervescent Cullum (‘Ash’) Ashton, founder of proptech BuilderzWA and also the GM and life force behind the new Proptech Hub in the city.

Entrepreneurial to the nth degree, Ash has held down several different jobs, formed many businesses, and found his way from his grandmother’s restaurant cleaning dishes to running gyms, a stint in the army to selling new homes. The latter idea led to BuilderzWA, where he helps first home buyers and others get into a new home.

After graduating from last year’s Curtin Ignition, and attending West Tech Fest in 2020, he helped create the Proptech Hub in 2021, a place for fellow proptechs to co-work, and connect the real estate industry and potential investors to emerging technology.

So I put a sign out the front that’s said ‘Toilet this way’ so I’d have the people using the park, come into the display home and I’d give them stuff to give to their friends and family to move into the area, and then they’d come and chat with me!

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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 the New Industries Fund (JTSI), Spacecubed co-working, Curtin University, RSM Accounting and Finance, the City of Perth and Dinner Twist.

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

You can listen to more episodes of the Startup West podcast here or by subscribing to Startup West on Soundcloud or through your favourite podcast player.

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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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