Insurtech Australia introduces BetterLabs Ventures

Insurtech Australia introduces BetterLabs Ventures team, do not miss this opportunity to hear from them!

Insurtech Australia looks forward to introducing you to BetterLabs Ventures, a $23 million venture fund operating out of Perth, Western Australia who are looking to work with startups ready to launch as well as Series A and Series B businesses hungry to scale fast. BetterLabs Ventures is backed by Insurtech Australia Partner, The Royal Automobile Club of WA (RAC).

This webinar will cover:

  1. Introduction to BetterLabs Ventures team;
  2. Why BetterLabs Ventures and how it fits in the RACWA innovation program;
  3. What BetterLabs Ventures is looking for in a Start-up including tips on applying and pitching; and
  4. How BetterLabs Ventures’ investment process works


James Edwards is currently the CEO of BetterLabs, the Strategic Innovation of RACWA. BetterLabs is tasked with exploring new growth opportunities for RACWA through its corporate venture fund and internal prototyping of new businesses.

Prior to joining BetterLabs, James worked in a diverse range of roles, both in Australia and overseas, in innovation, engineering, advocacy/external affairs, management consulting and taxation, advising a range of clients from tech start-ups to ASX 100 companies across all industries including mining, oil & gas, IT and manufacturing.

Derek Gerrard is an entrepreneur and investor in technology and social impact enterprises. He has over 20 years experience in the technology industry across Australia, the UK & US including roles with PwC and Barclays Bank. He was the co-founder of the sustainability software company Greensense and since his successful exit has been a Startup Advocate, Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Investor, Board member and Advisor. He is the Entrepreneur in Residence at RAC and the Fund Manager of BetterLabs.

Please zoom in by 2:00 pm on Wed 3rd June.

(Timezone: (AEST: Australian Eastern Standard Time) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney)

Please join us! We look forward to welcoming you to this webinar on June 3rd, 2020.

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