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Corporate Innovation through engaging with Startups
Wed. 7 December 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm AWST
Ben Sand, Co Founder of Meta and Y-combinator acclerator programme graduate, will be in Perth providing insights only a founder can provide on our startup ecosystem and how corporates can engage startups for innovation.
He helped build a holographic computer, raised $23M Series A funding and built the foundation for the $50M Series B funding, helping hire 70 great people, including many world #1s.
This is a great opportunity for Corporates based in Western Australia to gain insights from an Australian founder who has succeeded globally and returned home to build upon the Australian innovation ecosystem.
Ben is also the Entrepreneur in Residence of the muru-D programme which has launched a local programme in Perth called Plus Eight.
Doors open at 12 midday and event starts at 12:30. Lunch included.
This event if for;
CTOs, CEOs, COOs, CXOs
Corporates looking at how to engage the startup community to innovate
Places are limited.
Ben and Ken Macken, previously the co-founder of Ollo Wearables, and Ella, both of which are alumni of the TechStars Accelerator programme in the USA, will also be speaking on how to make Accelerators and Funding work in the afternoon at Spacecubed. If you're interested in the follow-up event register your interest here