#008 Greg Riebe – Award winner and champion of Entrepreneurship in Western Australia

Meet Greg Riebe, a seasoned veteran with over two decades of hands-on experience in both the corporate world and the dynamic landscape of start-ups. 

He pioneered the first technology incubator in Perth, serving as a trailblazer in the emerging tech sector. Think of him as the initial spark that ignited Perth’s tech innovation engine. He also managed a fund aimed explicitly at nurturing technology start-ups, cultivating the soil for the seeds of innovation to grow.

As a founder and co-founder of numerous tech ventures, Greg has walked the tightrope between innovation and commercial viability. He has also been an invaluable adviser to founders, focusing on key issues such as scaling, investment readiness, and value creation.

Recently, he added another feather to his cap by co-founding the Australian Innovation Management Institute. Imagine this as a think-tank where the finest minds convene to elevate the status quo of innovation in Australia.

Greg’s accolades are noteworthy. In 2020, he clinched the title of Australian Angel Investor of the Year and received the 2020 WA Pearcey Entrepreneur Award. It’s as if he’s collecting the Grand Slam titles in the tech industry.

Stay tuned as we unpack Greg’s profound insights into how scalable business models intersect with cutting-edge technology to create successful ventures that provide significant returns to all stakeholders involved.