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Accelerating to Success: Meet the Six Thriving Startups Securing Seed Funding through Plus Eight Accelerator

Lauren Quinn
Sep 26, 2023

The journey of a startup is an exhilarating rollercoaster ride, full of challenges, pivots, and triumphs. For many early-stage companies, securing seed funding is a crucial milestone that can propel them toward greater success. For six Perth-based startups, this crucial milestone has now been reached. Meet the remarkable Perth startups who have successfully secured seed funding and will embark on their next journey of growth and innovation through Phase Two of the Plus Eight accelerator program.

Matilda Health

Matilda Health is a digital platform providing holistic, affordable care to improve symptoms for people with confirmed or suspected endometriosis through online courses, cohort-based learning, community support, and 1-on-1 telehealth appointments. 


Personr is an all-in-one identity verification platform that allows companies of all sizes to onboard and screen customers, clients and staff using AI. Their focus is providing a full-stack solution to provide context and visibility to the lifecycle of sensitive personal information. 

Pharmacy Halo

Pharmacy Halo was founded by a pharmacist who finds niche tech solutions to time-consuming issues in pharmacies by creating applications to fix slow and inefficient systems within the community pharmacy environment.


Introducing Piksort, the perfect blend between Snapchat and Dropbox, designed specifically for construction contractors. Streamline your project's photo management, keeping your team connected and on track, while showcasing progress and success with ease.


Quarterback is the answer to the changing landscape of Investor Relations for publically listed companies. Their platform helps CEOs attract and retain more investors. 


Approximately 90% of retail investors don't profit, due to emotional trading, missed opportunities, fatigue and human error. Tradable is a platform for traders to create, test and share automated trading systems with the cryptocurrency community, to help remedy each of the retail investor stumbling blocks.


These founders will receive a share in over $400,000 in seed funding, travel to Israel in October for an international immersion trip where they will meet international VCs and investors, and have the opportunity to pitch at the program's final Demo Night, held as part of West Tech Fest on December 5.

Secure your seat in the audience on December 5 here.

The 2023 Plus Eight Accelerator is proudly supported by Capricorn Society, Woodside Energy, RAC BetterLabs, Vici Ventures, Hawaiian, Adapt by Design, Jackson McDonald, and DFK Gooding Partners. Our program partners play a key role in the success of this program, and they invest their time in each of the founders selected to create a vibrant innovation ecosystem in WA.


Since launching in 2017, Plus Eight has invested in and supported, over 60+ Asia-Pac companies through our accelerator program. This has resulted in an investment of over $2M in local startups, facilitation of an additional $16M in follow-on investment, and a total portfolio valuation of $106M, making it a crucible for the Perth startup community, and one of a kind in Australia. Find out more about Plus Eight, and Spacecubed’s suite of programs here.