WA innovative creators head to London Tech Week

The Western Australian State Government has selected five innovative Western Australian companies to showcase their ideas at Start-up Catalyst’s Mission during London’s Tech Week, taking place from the 9 to 15 June.

The WA Government has provided $30,000 to grow new businesses, stimulate job growth, and attract global investors to the State.

“There is an exciting opportunity to leverage investment in WA start-ups by promoting our innovators on a global stage,” said Dave Kelly, ministers of science, innovation and, information and communications technology.

“Supporting start-up businesses will help grow WA’s jobs and diversify the State’s economy.”

The WA start-up executives heading to London include:

– Graeme Speak, chief executive officer and founder of BankVault, a financial technology and cyber security software company that secures online activity from banking to Facebook via an invisible keyboard.
– Kyn Atkins, one of the four female founders of The Volte, a peer-to-peer fashion lending marketplace.
– Elio Adragna, CEO and founder of Jugglr, a digital platform that connects professional mothers with flexible work in their local area.
– Michael Le Page, CEO, co-founder and lead designer of Exodus Space Systems, a start-up company focused on solving the growing problem of space debris.
– David Martin, managing director of Power Ledger, an energy trading start-up that uses blockchain technology as a platform to allow for the selling and buying of renewable energy.

London Tech Week comprises of more than 300 technology events, attracting more than 40,000 attendees from around the world.