Will believes in sustainable business as key to addressing the environmental challenges the world is facing, and wants to empower people to take steps in their everyday lives to reduce their climate change impact.
Car Next Door is on a mission to free people and the planet from the ‘one person, one car’ mentality. By connecting car owners with trusted borrowers in their local community, Car Next Door empowers people to save money, reduce waste and build cleaner, greener, better communities.
Founded in 2012, Car Next Door has grown to a community of over 4,000 car owners sharing with over 150,000 borrowers, with over 400,000 trips taken through the platform.
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Alison previously spent eight years with McKinsey & Company. She has a Masters in Physics from Cambridge University, and an MBA from Stanford University.
Private Equity Media is Australia’s first and leading private equity and venture capital publisher and is seeking to further develop this position to serve the entire business development community in Australia and New Zealand.
Blackmagic Design, with more than 1,000 employees in seven countries, has millions of customers around the world. This includes Oscar winning cinematographers to 15 year old students; and projects from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to Game of Thrones, NCIS, Elton John’s end tour and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
Grant is focused on design and problem solving, and has assembled world leading software, hardware, R&D, industrial design, interface design, manufacturing and marketing, and focused them all on design and creativity.
Since joining Quadrant, Justin has been on the Investment Committee for 29 Quadrant investments of which he has led or co-led 13, 6 of which have been successfully exited.
Justin leads the Growth Fund and is currently Chairman of GraysOnline, Modibodi and Adore Beauty and a Director of Love to Dream.
Melissa served as a general partner at SeaPoint ventures, a US based venture capital firm focused on mobile technologies and SaaS enterprise software solutions. She is an active angel investor who served on the board of US based Alliance of Angels, one of the longest running and most active angel groups in the world. Melissa has served on the boards of several venture backed technology companies. She was a lecturer in the subjects of Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship at University of Washington’s MBA program.
In 2009, Melissa relocated to Sydney with her Australian husband. She co-founded Heads Over Heels, an organisation that works with women entrepreneurs leading companies with high growth potential. She serves on the boards of AIC (The Australian Investment Council–formerly AVCAL), The Shore Foundation and Heads Over Heels. She has served on the boards of several US and Australian based venture backed technology companies.