AgriStart's mission is to connect and grow disparate parts of the agri-sector through acceleration, facilitated collaboration, technology and mentoring. Our leadership and staff have a combined expertise in corporate innovation, entrepreneurial thinking and execution, project leadership, stage gate innovation pipeline acceleration and research connections. We aim to facilitate these connections to create effective collaborations to drive innovation and growth in the agriculture sector.
The HARVEST Accelerator program is part of Agristart, and targets late-stage start-ups and SMEs looking to scale their business, attract investment, develop new networks/partnerships or explore new export markets. Participants will be mentored by expert growth facilitators who have high level expertise in corporate innovation, entrepreneurial thinking, agriculture and research connections.
Atomic Sky is a leading advisory firm providing strategic outcomes through structured innovation processes. They help large and small organisations gain competitive advantage through strategy, collaboration and execution. Their team of experts are all former C-level executives and successful entrepreneurs with exceptional track records leading and incubating success across multiple sectors. Atomic has also Founded numerous companies, sector-wide initiatives, accelerators and coworking spaces.
Provide consulting plus a range of tailored programs to facilitate innovation and transformation for companies, government, Universities and researchers.
Their platform model is built on the experience of industry experts & mentors with decades of proven commercialisation success. They also apply pragmatic programs to adapt lean thinking for traditional businesses seeking culture via the principals of engage, educate, adapt and grow.
The Start Something from Research initiative was founded in 2014 by Innovation Cluster and is delivered by commercial innovation specialists Atomic Sky, together with the innovation team of each research organisation. It is avenue for researchers to engage researchers with industry, learn startup skills, leverage expert entrepreneurs and action the commercialisation of their research.
TechHub is the co-working incubator initiative begun by Atomic Sky and is located around Perth Metro in their own locations and shared with Liberty.
The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FACCI) was founded in 1899. At the time, Australia's trade relations with France were almost solely dependent on the export of wool. More than a century later, this relationship now includes a host of many other industries.
Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations
FDIO is an independent, not for profit charitable trust located in WA. They offer a range of services to Aboriginal organisations, their stakeholders and service providers.
FDIO prepares, supports and advises Boards, Directors and Executives of Aboriginal organisations to practice effective, culturally informed governance.
Innovate Australia was established in 2014 to encourage, assist and proactively promote Australian innovation. The organisation works with industry to bring about and encourage innovation, to showcase innovation, and to develop innovative programs and innovation networks. It is a not for profit, independent facilitator with a wide national footprint.
They are bi-partisan and collaborate equally with industry, academia and government.
Property Council of WA
The Property Council champions the interests of more than 2200 member companies that represent the full spectrum of the industry, including those who invest, own, manage and develop in all sectors of property, creating landmark projects and environments where people live, work, shop and play. Liberty have been proud sponsors of the Office Market Report (OMR) for the last 5 years. This important research helps guide decision making for developers, landlords and tenants alike.
Perth Angels formed in 2010 to bring together likeminded business people to expand their peer groups, networks and to encourage investment into the early stage entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Perth Angels is a destination that supports ethical and efficient investment in emerging local business ventures. Perth Angels is a 'for-purpose' association and the only group to be affiliated with the national and international angel investor network and is a place where great ideas connect with smart money, connecting founders to funders. Angel investing is an alternative investment class and global practice rapidly growing around the world. However, to develop this asset class in Western Australia, Perth Angels runs an annual calendar of events including six pitch nights and educational programs seeking to provide information and skills for best practice to select, value, structure and manage early-stage ventures for investment and exit.
SIDS and Kids WA
Liberty is proud to support SIDS and Kids WA. SIDS and Kids WA provides bereavement support services for anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a child from conception onwards, from any cause; promotes and delivers education programs designed to reduce the incidence of child mortality, and raises funds for research into sudden infant death syndrome, stillbirth, miscarriage and neonatal death.
Miggsy & Milners Mighty Swim
Mark Middlehurst (Miggy) had a horrific accident whilst enjoying a day off from his farming job during a working holiday in Western Australia and as a result suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Mark's injuries mean he will remain physically and mentally handicapped and needing 24 hour care for the rest of his life.
His family wish to bring him home from the hospital to be cared for but will need to build a bedroom and wet room with specialist equipment to enable him to have better comfort and to ensure he can progress as much as possible.
Part of his rehabilitation includes Musical Therapy which has seen Mark improving.
Paul Miller (Milsner) our Commercial Director met Mark's parents Julie & Malcolm through a mutual friend shortly after Mark's accident and have remained firm friends. Paul is returning to the UK in September 2018 to attempt a solo crossing of The English Channel to raise much needed funds to bring Mark home!
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