The Team

ROHAN WORKMAN
Co-Founder and CEO

Rohan Workman has been an integral part of the Australian startup ecosystem for nearly a decade as a founder, director and advisor.


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MAXINE LEE
COO

Maxine Lee is a leading authority in designing programs which help companies from inception to growth and acquire their first round of funding.

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ANTHONY GLENNING
Fund Manager

Anthony Glenning is a seasoned Investment Professional and Non-Executive Director with a career spanning 25 years in the software development industry, 14 of those in Silicon Valley.

 
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SARAH ABENDSCHEIN
Seed Program Administration Manager

Sarah Abendschein has extensive experience working in global operations in the startup and technology sector in San Francisco at Australian-founded PDF software company Nitro.

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JASMIN CHIA
Marketing Manager

Jasmin Chia brings experience in corporate and project marketing from both private and ASX-listed companies.

 

The Board

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PAUL LITTLE AO
Co-Founder & Chairman

Paul Little has a wealth of experience building some of Australia’s most successful businesses. He is Founder and Chairman of the Little Group with operations and investments across a range of sectors including property, aviation and lifestyle.

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DARRELL WADE
Co-Founder & Director

Darrell Wade is one of Australia’s most successful founders and is a recognised leader in entrepreneurship with extensive experience in designing and building significant and sustainable companies.

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CAROL SCHWARTZ AO
Director

Carol Schwartz has a passion for entrepreneurship and is one of Australia’s leading business identities, recognised as an esteemed commentator on governance, social enterprise, gender equality, women’s leadership, business and finance issues.

 
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MARTIN ADAMS
Co-Founder & Director

Martin Adams has extensive experience in the strategic and operational management of high-tech global companies in a range of diverse sectors including online education, renewable energy and digital media.

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LINDA KRISTJANSON AO
Director

Linda Kristjanson is a leading figure in the education sector with an academic career spanning three decades across Australia, Canada and the US. Linda is Vice Chancellor and President of Swinburne University of Technology.

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JAMES CROWE
Company Secretary & Advisor

James Crowe is a corporate partner at Norton Rose Fulbright specialising in technology-related M&A and venture capital. He has over 25 years’ experience at global firms in Australia and the US.

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IAN HANLEY
Advisor

Ian Hanley brings comprehensive experience from more than 25 years in the accounting profession with roles including Chief Executive of a major accounting firm, Partner and Specialist Advisor.