It isn't easy being a start up, but if you've got an innovation built on spatial technology you can tackle different problems in new ways...but is the ecosystem set up to foster success? SPUR's Justin van Didden and Instatruck CEO Siobhan Lancaster join Adam Mullett to discuss.
In this episode:
0:32 What is SPUR?
2:06 Where does SPUR fit into the start up landscape?
2:52 Instatruck has been through SPUR - what was it like?
5:18 What does SPUR need from government and industry to foster innovation?
8:44 Where does Instatruck see success?
9:33 Was the start up ecosystem good enough to support Instatruck?
10:39 Investor Bill Tai thinks Perth could be the next Silicon Valley
13:00 How do we take advantage of technology to reduce the distance between remote locations?
13:37 How can large governments and businesses use young enthusiastic people to innovate?
CARTO Traffico - https://carto.com/solutions/traffico/
Data.gov.au - https://search.data.gov.au/
Data.wa.gov.au - http://data.wa.gov.au/
Google Maps for routing - https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/routes/
Waze - https://www.waze.com/