App/Tech business of the week - Techboard

11/12/2015 - 10:53


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Techboard provides Perth tech startups with their own ‘ASX-style’ announcements platform.

NEXT STEP: Techboard founders Rafael Kimberley-Bowen (left) and Peter van Bruchem are seeking strategic partners.

What? ~ Techboard provides Perth tech startups with their own ‘ASX-style’ announcements platform.

Techboard also announces fortnightly rankings, based on these announcements, social media traction, media hits and a panel of experts. Techboard can help potential investors, advisers, customers, staff and co-founders to find each other. Techboard also collects data from which it can draw useful insights into the WA startup scene.

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Who? ~ Techboard  was founded by former lawyer and startup adviser Peter van Bruchem and accountant, CFO and startup adviser Rafael Kimberley-Bowen. The site was mainly built in-house, with some assistance from

Quotation ~ "The startup ecosystem is getting much more attention of late and we wanted to make it easier for them to get more of the spotlight, and do our bit to support their growth" -Peter van Bruchem

$ ~ Self-funded to date. The Techboard team is seeking strategic partners to collaborate with an Australia-wide expansion.

Market? ~ The team is aiming to take the platform interstate in 2016. There are more than 10,000 companies in Australia that are potential content and data providers. There are more than 50,000 in the region with an ever growing audience of potential consumers and investors interested in startups and tech companies.


Techboard launched on November 10 2014 and is ranked #29 by launch date in BNiQ Startups List


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