Thursday 12 December 2019


Come and meet startup founders, investors and advisors talking about their inspiring journeys!
Learn more about startups & founders from Australia & Emerging Markets!
An exclusive and relaxed networking event gathering startups and angels.
Learn from amazing and inspiring stories from those local and global entrepreneurs. Get visibility and connect with founders, business angels & investors
From 6pm to 9pm at Tank Stream Labs, L3/17-19 Bridge Street, Sydney CBD.
Wine, beer, cheese and food included!


Bevin Shields

Investment Director & Head of Investor Relations


Bevin has over 15 years of experience in M&A, Capital Markets and Corporate Development with a focus on assisting early-stage businesses grow either organically or by acquisition. He was previously head of M&A, Capital Markets and Investor Relations at Catapult, an ASX-listed sports technology company. During this time, Bevin led numerous cross-border
acquisitions and raised over $170m in funding. Bevin holds a Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney. He is Director for Bailador company Standard Media Index, and works closely with Rezdy and Straker Translations [ASX:STG].
Bailador Technology Investments is a listed venture capital fund targeting expansion stage investments. Bailador partners with founders and establishes board representation to empower its portfolio companies to succeed and drive rapid growth on a global scale. Bailador invests in companies with established revenues and a proven business model, backing companies with highly motivated leadership and best-in-class technology or business systems. Bailador is distinctive in its level of involvement in assisting portfolio investments, taking board positions in most cases.


Ann Phan

Founder & CEO

@Naturely Shop

Ann is an accomplished IT professional with over 10 years of experience working for different companies in Telecommunication, Finance, and Education both in software development, business analysis and project management roles.  Ann has brought her extensive technical experience and passion for health and wellness to build a marketplace platform for organic food lovers and health, wellness enthusiasts.
Naturely is a convenient one-stop destination for advice, products and services on all things health, and wellness. Naturely brings together a wide range of organic food, natural, sustainable, green home living products and wellness experiences that have been carefully researched and curated from various vendors and qualified experts. Naturely aims to make healthy and sustainable living attractive and accessible for everyone by providing guidance from credible sources and a community where individuals can share experiences and communicate with the experts.

Caroline Lepron

Founder & CEO


Caroline is French and Australian. She discovered Australia 11 years ago for an internship and never left. She is 34yo, Serial Entrepreneur, Mum of a 2yo girl. She loves traveling, food, extreme sports, she is a Kite Surf Instructor, and she focused at creating a positive impact on earth! She is an expert in Marketplaces, her last one Cookitoo was about commercial kitchens. She launched Skoutli 6months ago.
Skoutli offers influencers / photographers, producers and film crew to find location for their next shoot. These sets are people home / environment /backyard/ vehicles that can be used for advertisements, social media posts, and movies. She loves helping entrepreneur and she particularly wants to help women entrepreneur as she thinks that there are not enough of them.

Giuseppe Martoriello

Managing partner


Giuseppe is a programmatic advocate with a focus on Mobile and Video. His main areas of expertise lie in Operations and Optimization, with a clear focus on client success. Holding a master’s in international business, he has lived and worked in Italy, Spain and Europe before settling in Sydney. Currently Managing Partner at Sparc Global and LemmaDOOH, Giuseppe’s focus is to grow and advocate the digital programmatic landscape to increase global spend in a data-driven way.
Lemma Vision is to create one Digital Out of Home online advertising marketplace for all global audiences. We do that by providing the most innovating and seamless end to end independent platform which enables Global Digital Spends on DOOH.

Emir Ruzdic

Managing Director

@Jaden Digital

There are only two things in the world that excite Emir more than solving problems – strawberry milkshakes and sailing. Thanks to his tireless dedication to the pursuit of reason, Emir has notched up a lifetime of experience working in many industries and across all areas of IT – from security and enterprise IT to apps and development, systems administration and engineering. With mountains of exuberance and enthusiasm to match his frame, Emir’s positivity is nothing less than contagious. His technical finesse and logical approach in every situation see Emir driving him to dizzying new heights of quality and efficiency every day.
Jaden Digital is a full-service digital agency providing digital advertising services, social media management, mobile app development, web development, and are considered SAAS experts. Jaden Digital built its reputation from the early day on servicing the music industry and has a dedicated Music arm that specialises in music, event management, and entertainment across all services. Music inspires us, Digital Drives us.

Leo Denes

Founder & CEO


Over 15 years of experience in Recruitment, Management Consulting, Business Development, and  Entrepreneurship across a broad range of industries and geographies including APAC and Europe. Leo founded Australiance in 2010.
Founded in 2010, Australiance is a consulting & recruitment company. The company helps international professionals and businesses to settle in Australia and Australian companies to expand their business worldwide. Thanks to their global network and cultural understanding, they can help their B2B clients to find the right talents for their organisation.

Axel Peyriere

Founding Partner & COO

@Emerging Classified Ventures

Axel is an enthusiastic entrepreneur and angel investor working with startups all around the world. Axel has worked / mentored / coached / partnered / invested in more than 200 startups. Specially keen on online marketplaces and emerging and frontier markets, Axel is experienced in Recruitment, Management Consulting, Business Development, and  Entrepreneurship across a broad range of industries and geographies including APAC and Europe.
Emerging Classifieds Ventures replicates successful business models in classifieds (real estate, automotive, jobs and general) in the last emerging markets around the world. Currently operating in 90+ countries with 100+ platforms.

This event is powered by

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Australiance is a consulting & recruitment company.  Founded in 2010, the company helps international professionals and businesses to settle in Australia and Australian companies to expand their business in Europe. They have also developed their international talent acquisition recruitment activity. Thus, they help their B2B clients to find the right people for their organisation.

Thanks to our sponsor!

OVH is a global provider of hyperscale cloud, which offers businesses a benchmark for value and performance in the sector. Founded in 1999, the group manages and maintains 28 datacenters in 12 sites across 4 continents, deploys its own global fibre optic network, and manages the entire supply chain for web hosting. Running on its own infrastructures, OVH provides simple, powerful tools for businesses, revolutionising the way that more than 1 million customers work across the globe.

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