CareMonkey founder Troy Westley on speed dating for business partners and workshopping challenges with Richard Branson
The founder of medical information startup CareMonkey is no stranger to pitch events; over the years, his enthusiasm has seen him handed novelty-sized cheques and secure island getaways with Sir Richard Branson.
Queensland is set to host an offshoot of Europe’s massive Slush start-up conference with hopes the event, also an X-factor-style talent quest for inventors, will become the “Ibiza of tech” for the Asia Pacific. In 2015, the Melbourne based CareMonkey won the global competition, with CEO Troy Westley’s pitch beating 99 other companies.
Today’s reality is that paper is still clung to by organisations as a kind of safety net. But every time a piece of paper is used as a critical part of some business process it’s a point of risk. It can be lost, damaged, filled in incorrectly or out of date by the time it reaches the intended user.
In the last 12 months CareMonkey has grown from a start-up to an established leader in Emergency Health and Safety. CareMonkey has eclipsed 1 million paid users, tripled their employee base, and won numerous awards including the Slush 2015 million-dollar pitch.
The judges of the Aspire Awards, which recognise excellence in Australian private business, have revealed their finalists.
Emergency health and safety solution now available with offline access on Microsoft Windows Phone, Surface and PC.
Data#3 has partnered with Melbourne-based medical record platform CareMonkey to sell its paperless health and safety solution to Australian schools.
CareMonkey and Data#3 partner to empower schools with emergency health and safety in The Anywhere Classroom
Listen to CareMonkey CEO Troy Westley talk with Alan Kohler on Qantas Radio.
“The information we collect and store on CareMonkey forms our staff records, which helps us remain compliant within our industry regulations,” said Sam Hoath, founder of Team Holiday. “Emergency contacts, qualifications, personal information and other relevant information about all staff can be collected and available via the app anytime, anywhere.”
Despite Startup Smart magazine calling Melbourne’s investor pool ‘atrocious’, CareMonkey named in the list of best start-up start-ups in Melbourne. “They’re companies that have clearly got a global element”, says OddUp founder and CEO James Giancotti.
Scouts Victoria take the health and safety of our members very seriously, and as such they launched a new health and safety application named CareMonkey during August 2016 following a successful trial over the last six months with 12 Groups across seven Regions.
CareMonkey introduce new feature to collect payments via credit and debit cards.
Monash University write story about how alumni Troy Westley became the founder of CareMonkey.
Sportscover Chief Executive, Martin Crannis, talks about the launch of the new Sportscover Vital App, powered by CareMonkey.
Event Workforce Group and CareMonkey partner to enhance health and safety at entertainment and sporting events.
Being a partner-led company, CareMonkey will be further expanding to the US, UK and the Asia-Pacific this year, to help more schools, clubs and businesses better manage their duty of care.
There aren’t many start-ups that can afford to knock back $1 million in funding, but the founders of medical information service CareMonkey feel confident they have done the right thing.
When Melbourne-based entrepreneur Troy Westley held an oversized cheque worth nearly $1 million above his head on a stage in Helsinki, he already knew it was unlikely that he’d actually be accepting it.
It is not often an Australian start-up wins $1 million on the global stage, but even rarer that it turns it down.
It’s no secret, PE teachers are often inundated by the mountain of paperwork that often get in the way of the actual things that matter. These can include things like collecting medical and emergency details of all students who participate in your programs via paper-based forms, which often don’t make their way home to parents. It’s just a complete nightmare which detracts from the overall experience. There has to be an easier way…
Slingshot has today announced the startups taking part in its first HCF Catalyst accelerator, a program focused on innovation in the health tech sector. Among the startups who have made the cut are CareMonkey…
CareMonkey, The winner of Slush 100 pitching competition is looking to conquer European and US markets during 2016. Entering Slush 100 as the winner of the Slush Down Under pitching competition, CareMonkey decided to fuel its growth primarily by cash flow…
CareMonkey, an Australia-based startup, left Slush 2015 as the winner of the annual Slush 100 pitching competition…..It is time to hear Troy Westley, CEO at CareMonkey, reflect on the pitching competition at Slush 2015 and his outlook for 2016.
A simple idea at its core, the platform can be the difference between a life saved and a life lost.
CareMonkey’s business pitch that won the Slush prize (650,000 euros) in Helsinki in November 2015. Against 1,000 of the world’s top start-up companies CareMonkey took first prize in front of 7,000 people and 7 judges.
Melbourne-based startup CareMonkey, which aims to become the Facebook for health and safety information, won the top award winning €650,000 (A$979,390) investment at the world’s richest pitching competition, at Slush 2015 in Helsinki.
Mr Westley wants CareMonkey to eventually integrate with HR systems from giants like SAP, Oracle and Xero to make it a default health and safety plug-in for any organisation that has a duty of care.
The medical information company won first place in the Slush tech conferencepitching competition in Helsinki, beating out thousands of other applicants to bring home a cheque for 650,000 euros (nearly $1 million).
Another day, another massive tech conference in Europe.
If you’re an Australian that’s not heard of the Slush technology conference in Helsinki before now, that’s about to change fast.
Social care network Caremonkey wins €650,000 prize in world’s largest pitching competition.
Sir Richard Branson has crowned the winners of global technology competition, the Talent Unleashed Awards, at a high profile event in Sydney on Friday…
Australian entrepreneur Troy Westley will soon be on his way to Richard Branson’s private island after taking out the top prize at the Talent Unleashed Awards.
The co-founder of medical information startup CareMonkey won the best entrepreneur award in the Asia-Pacific at the ceremony in Sydney…
The co-founder of health, safety and productivity platform, CareMonkey, Troy Westley, has won the top Asia Pacific prize in the annual global technology competition, the Talent Unleashed Awards…
THE EduTECH 2014 National Congress & Exhibition showcased the latest products and technology solutions for the education sector.
CeBIT Australia received a record number of nominations for its CeBIT.AU Business Awards and today the organisation announced the 2014 finalists…
CareMonkey co-founder winner of our Best Startup Idea award at the 2014 StartupSmart Awards, Troy Westley, had worked in IT roles for decades…
Best Start-up Idea: CareMonkey…
Mount Eliza resident, father and CareMonkey CEO Troy Westley has won the annual $50,000 IT Invention Test competition…
Troy Westley was inspired to start his business after finding his son’s asthma plan tucked away forgotten in a filing cabinet. His solution was CareMonkey…