Ecosystem

We are building highly differentiated pan-Asian venture capabilities –

Reach – 20 city network in 2017 aiming for 50 cities by mid 2020

  • Depth – uniquely connected people in each market connected by decades of experience together
  • Skills – work class specialists with experience from grassroots incubation to tier one global corporates
  • Funds – $600 to $1b ready to invest in Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A and Series B

Leadership

Pete Cooper – Sydney / Singapore

Pete Cooper has led at the junction of international technology and business strategy for three decades. He has held global/regional roles with three tier one global banking and finance firms, three international software firms and helped shape dozens of startups.

Pete has been involved in eight exits and over seventy firms as investor, advisor and/or mentor.  He is the founder of a 400 member strong national industry body for tech startups StartSoc. Pete also founded the first whole of industry tech startup mega-conference SydStart (now StartCon) which in term spawned many side initiatives that are themselves ecosystem enablers. Pete remains a geek at heart and he is passionate about harnessing technology to progress humanity, hyper connecting expert communities, peer learning and competing globally. Linkedin for Pete

James Coffey – Singapore / Sydney

James has over 20 years’ experience in business and technology, working for and with businesses of all sizes from small startups as an angel investor and mentor all the way up to the world’s largest technology companies in roles covering sales, business development, partnerships, innovation, operations and ventures. Linkedin for James

Stuart McClure – Perth / Melbourne / Sydney

Stuart has spent more than 20 years creating, building and growing businesses.  During an 18 year career at Macquarie Group, Stuart progressed from creating products in the Australian business to relocating to Toronto to found and run the Canadian investment product business.  Stuart is an adviser to financial technology start-ups in both Canada and Australia with a particular focus on fin tech.  He enjoys sharing his network and experience with founders and seeing their businesses develop. Linkedin for Stuart

Tim Bradbury – Sydney / Melbourne

Tim is an experienced financial services executive who believes in combining innovative thinking and products with technology to build value in successful and growing businesses. He has a proven record of designing, implementing and shaping the growth profile of investment and wealth-related businesses across all critical areas.

For the last 15 years (or more) his particular passion and focus has been transforming wealth mgt/ financial services businesses and creating value through the combination of a better approach to investing comprising technology, and targeting high margin, incumbent business practices.  He has started successful businesses for large global financial services firms (Macquarie, Barclays, MSCI), founded businesses for himself (ETF Consulting, ETF Portfolio Solutions), and created networking communities (Australian ETF Network). Tim gets results and produces meaningful, profitable businesses. Linkedin for Tim

Advisors

Mike Denoma – Myanmar / Singapore / London / USA

Network

Amy Morris – Bangkok / Sydney

Dat Pham – Hanoi