SmartCompany – The tech titans turned angel investors

Over the past decade it’s been really pleasing to see many of the leading lights of Australia’s technology sector plough some of the money they’ve made back into assisting smaller businesses. With Australia’s VC industry having shrunk dramatically over the same period, angel investors and high net worth individuals have plugged some of the gap when it comes to providing cash to worth start-ups. My most recent article for SmartCompany revolved around conversations with four of them, Craig Winkler (former CEO of MYOB), Simon Baker (former REA Group CEO), Pollenizer co-founder Mick Liubinskas and entrepreneur and investor Adrian Vanzyl. Their insights make fascinating reading for anyone considering getting a tech-based venture off the group, and you can check them out by clicking here.

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