Sam Birmingham is a multiple company founder and recognised leader in Perth’s innovation ecosystem. Amongst other projects, he is the Co-Ordinator of StartupWA and lectures on entrepreneurship at UWA.
The right kind of government assistance could provide a timely fillip for WA’s startup and innovation community.
Beyond their obvious value to the startup and tech sectors, hackathons are increasingly being used by big business to drive innovation.
Managing the swelling wave of technological change will require a whole-of-economy approach.
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