Dresden is one of Westpac’s 200 Businesses of Tomorrow

Australian bank says we are the future. We agree.

We’re delighted to have been chosen by Westpac as one of the top 20 winners in its 200 Businesses of Tomorrow programme for 2018.

The awards celebrate Australian companies that:

  • Demonstrate a clear purpose and vision.
  • Deeply understand their customer’s needs.
  • Have the capability to meet tomorrow’s challenges.

We join great Aussie firms like Deputy, Shippit and Wholekids.

Westpac are helping us with a two-week Silicon Valley study tour, a mentoring programme and a $50,000 professional services package.

It feels a little like all of our tomorrows have come today.

From Westpac:

The 200 Businesses of Tomorrow will be chosen based on criteria such as their business purpose, contribution to customers and the community, current strength and vision for the future.

All 200 businesses selected as 2018 Businesses of Tomorrow will participate in a unique three-day in-residence education course created exclusively by the Melbourne Business School for Westpac’s Businesses of Tomorrow program.

A group of Top 20 Businesses of Tomorrow will also be selected to embark on a Global Study Tour, one-to-one mentoring with some of Australia’s most influential business leaders, and $50,000 in dedicated professional services.

Tim Fung, CEO and founder of Airtasker, a Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow judge and mentor said, “Australian businesses are driving a new wave of innovation that is focused on connectivity and peer-to-peer learning.

“As a mentor, I witnessed the hugely beneficial impact the Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow program had on the Top 20 Businesses of Tomorrow. Being able to work with businesses that are solving complex problems with future-thinking solutions has been inspirational. Those selected for the program are constantly re-thinking how to do business, often through digital infrastructure.

“I’m very much looking forward to working with the 2018 Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow cohort by helping them hone their businesses skills, and by fostering a connected network.”

You can see a story from Westpac here.

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