Amanda Price, KPMG High Growth Ventures
At the forefront of the nascent Australian startup world back in the 2000s in a number of senior sales, marketing and business development roles, Amanda was appointed CEO of AirWORKS Media in 2003, before relocating to Los Angeles to become EYE Corp’s Vice President of Business Development, Partner Relations and Operations.
Amanda founded Ausemerge in 2010 representing Australian-based ventures into the US.
“I have worked with over 80 high growth technology-enabled companies to accelerate their entry into the US, providing access to in-market expertise and an established network of Australian and US entrepreneurs, investors, advisors and potential customers.”
Along with Advance, Amanda developed the elevate61 accelerator and ran it for 3 years before joining KPMG as the Head of High Growth Ventures in late 2016.
Anthony Sochan, Think & Grow
Anthony’s passion is growing early stage ventures. Since 2007 Anthony has been assisting Australian and International businesses with growth and transformation. From startup to corporate Anthony is an expert in building product technology functions.
To date Anthony has completed over 200 projects ranging from the organisational design of Software Engineering functions through to the search for Chief Technologists for some of the worlds most influential businesses.
Martin Dalgleish, Morpheus Ventures
Martin is primarily focused on assisting the business development and marketing of portfolio companies in Australia. He is an experienced company Director and technology investor. Previously, Martin held various CEO, Chairman and Managing Director roles. He has had 30 years of experience in technology, consumer, telco and media with leading brands including PBL, Optus, Dixons, Rank, PepsiCo, and IBM. Martin has held Non-Executive and Alternate Director roles within many of Australia’s leading media and online brands, including PBL Media, FOXTEL, Mediaworks (NZ), Fox Sports, Hoyts, Ticketek, SEEK, Carsales, NineMSN, Betfair Australia, Sky News, Ratesetter Australia, Favourit Global, Ingogo Limited and iSelect. He is highly connected in Australian media and technology circles.