INCUBATE invites you to learn and network with leading innovators and investors as they discuss startup trends in 2013 – From big brands investing in new ideas to startups disrupting entire industries.
Complimentary refreshments will be served.
Chief Executive Officer, Freelancer.com
Matt is an award winning entrepreneur, technologist and the Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace connecting over 8.6 million professionals globally with over $1.3b worth of projects posted. Matt received Honours in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Physics from the University of Sydney and has a Masters of Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Dr Michelle Deaker
Managing Partner OneVentures and board member, Seven West Media, NICTA
Michelle is the Managing Partner of OneVentures, a leading Australian venture capital firm with a focus on technology companies that serve or disrupt large high-growth global markets. Michelle is on the board of Seven West Media and National ICT Australia and received Honours in Science from the University of Sydney and has PhD in Applied Science from Australian National University.
Paul co-founded OneBigSwitch, a group switching platform that helps Australians cut the cost of household bills. Paul previously worked in consulting and advisory roles including being an Investment Manager at Archer Capital, a leading Australian Private Equity fund. Paul studied Law and Economics at the University of Sydney and has an MBA from Havard Business School.
Managing Director, The Iconic
Adam Jacobs is a Co-founder and Managing Director of the disruptive online retailer TheIconic.com.au, which has received over $70m in venture capital. Adam previously worked in consulting in Sydney and Copenhagen and studied Philosophy, Marketing and Management at the University of Sydney and Boston University.
Mark is an inventor, author, educator, broadcaster and serial entrepreneur having started the first consumer virtual reality company, Ono-Sendai Corporation. He recently founded MooresCloud, creating highly customizable light products described as ‘illumination as a service’. Mark attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a Honorary Lecturer at the University of Sydney.