Serial entrepreneur | Mentor | Drones
Josh Van Ross
Co-founder of Drone Light Shows, Josh is our Chief Entrepreneur.
How Josh supports Venturers?
Having been there and done it, Josh is your mentor! Josh will meet with you periodically to provide feedback and guidance on the development of your business.
Innovation | Technology
Director of Tiaki, a global leader in technology infrastructure, education and employment, building an indigenous global network to deliver economic independence and wellbeing. Jaxon is also across much of Victoria's innovation sector and is a passionate and valuable mentor to one lucky incubator team.
Business development | Tech
With experience in companies such as Deloitte and Uber, working both internationally and in Australia, Julian now harness’s his interests in sales and tech at Salesforce.
How Julian supports Venturers?
Experienced in incubation creation, sales and tech Julian shares his network and knowledge to support sales generation, the development of resilience and teach students how to build rapport.
Innovation | Entrepreneur | Media
With 25 years in Perth’s business, tech, media and startup sectors, from founder through to exit, as CEO. Charlie is a leader in the start up space acting as a mentor, advisor / investor, and in federal and (now) state government.
Charlie operates as a mentor to our Incubator teams
Marketing | Value proposition | Branding
Ruth Callaghan is a former journalist turned media and digital strategist with communications group Cannings Purple. She's worked extensively with corporates, start-ups, universities and brands on telling their story, connecting with audiences, and selling the dream.
How Ruth supports Venturers?
Ruth excels in engaging an audience, marketing, branding, value proposition.
Finance | Education | Investable
Shane LaVagna-Slater Phd
Now a product manager at Cash Converters Dr Lavagna-Slater has a wealth of experience in the corporate, consulting and academic worlds, combining broad business perspectives,
Shane holds four degrees including a PhD in Business Management. Specialisations include Venture Capital and Private Equity.
How Shane supports Venturers:
Shane excels in talking finance in laments terms, working with students to get their cost and revenue structures right and advises us on how to get funding ready.
CEO | Tech | Co-founder
Giving us an NY perspective, Ken is founder and CEO of Stockperks, ex we-wok and UWA Alumni!
Ken is our 'been there and done that mentor' who's advice is always on point and entirely invalauble.
Innovation | Creativity | Intrapreneur
Working as Innovation Manager at Capricorn Society, Adam gives us an intrapreneurs perspective. Passionate about delivering transformation by leading, building and sustaining a culture of exploration, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Manager Entrepreneurship pathways | Mentor
UWA Alumni Anna and lived and breathed all things entrepreneurship since her time at UWA. She is an expert in supporting early stage ventures.
Entrepreneur | Model | For inclusion Diversity and Equality
Founder and CEO of the Young Investors Circle, Toto is focused on educating and connecting investors of tomorrow and is also a a Non - Executive Director of four private companies, Board member at four not for profit organizations.
Toto offers advice, guidance and mentorship to incubator participants.
Venture lead| Angel Investor | Chair @ Regional Arts WA
Passionate about technology, social impact, investments, and delicious food.
Always open to coffee and talking big ideas ☕️