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First NationsX @West Tech - Catalyzing Indigenous Entrepreneurship & Capital Raising

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Network with Indigenous founders, owners, investment firms and high growth businesses. Meet global venture capitalists, including Aaron Gershenberg and Terrance Phillips, and engage with and learn from some of the world's most innovative and successful founders. Delivered by First Nations X as a West Tech Fest 2023 satellite event.

TICKETS:  FREE for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People and $35 for Non-Indigenous People

This is an opportunity to meet and learn from some of the world's most innovative and successful founders, investors and business leaders, and to engage with Indigenous investment funds, global venture capital, corporate leads. Supporting opportunity awareness for Indigenous founders, business owners and leaders of future small and medium businesses.

INVESTMENT AND THE BUSINESS JOURNEY - Hear from global leaders and major companies.

ACCESSING MARKETS IN LARGE SECTORS - Fireside Chat with Indigenous business leaders from Australia’s largest sectors.

NETWORKING WITH WEST TECH FEST - Meet like-minded Indigenous entrepreneurs, investors, and global business leaders.  Learn how to take your business to the next level. Attend talks, networking, lunch and drinks in WTF Conference.

LEVERAGING THE AUSTRALIAN STARTUP ECOSYSTEM - Explore pathways for startup and SME growth through discussions with leading Indigenous business founders and ecosystem participants.


Aaron Gershenberg: Sr. Advisor & Founding Partner, Emeritus, SVB Capital.

Benson Saulo: Managing Partner, First Australians Capital.

Terrance Phillips MD: Citi-Bank Hong Kong.

Jaynaya Winmar: Cycle breaker, A Glow Getter Indigenous Entrepreneur.

Peter Rossdeutscher: CoFounder - First Nations X, Atomic Sky and Quantum Girls.

Gordon Cole: Chair, Noongar Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Member, National NAIDOC Committee.

Kylah Morrison: First Nations X. Former CoFounder, Pilbara Indigenous Business Network.

Kent Matla: Australian Innovation Management Institute.

Paula Taylor: CoFounder, 32Degrees South & First Nations X

Les Delaforce: Head of Indigenous Entrepreneurship, Minderoo Foundation

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