Our Values

Founders helping founders.

We support remarkable Australians with new solutions to old problems. Those emerging businesses who refuse to settle for “how we've always done it.”

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  1. Frozen Embryo – Dr Alan Trounson, Melbourne 1983
  2. Ultrasound Scanner – D. Robinson & G. Kossoff, Sydney 1961
  3. Baby Safety Capsule – C. Nagel & R. Heath, Adelaide 1984
  4. David Unaipon – Inventor, polymath and author, Coorong 1872

Intelligence combined with self-awareness and curiosity create a powerful learning mechanism

We don’t expect to always have the right answers, but we always try to ask the right questions. We're not afraid to ask for help.

Great accomplishments come from deliberate intent

We think for ourselves, even if it goes against the status quo. We understand that step change ruffles feathers, and that things worth doing take time.

Dissatisfaction, conviction & resilience enable step change

We try to leave everything a little better than how we found it. We give when we can, and we know that a brilliant idea requires one mind but realising it takes a team.

Humility & generosity build lasting relationships

We try to leave everything a little better than how we found it. We give when we can, and we know that a brilliant idea requires one mind but realising it takes a team.

Respect, transparency and integrity are the foundation of significant and sustainable businesses

Good feedback can sting, but confronting problems is necessary. We're honest about our mistakes and move on quickly.