THE PEOPLE

CapitalPitch are a collective of founders and investors that understand founders and investors.

Fundraising has traditionally been opaque, frustrating and largely haphazard. Founders and investors waste so much time and energy finding each other and conducting due diligence. There is a smarter way.

“Streamlined, Transparent & Structured Startup Investing”

Today, like many revolutions before us, we’re using technology and experts to create a solution to this dysfunctional process. We’re helping startups raise capital the right way and investors filter and conduct due diligence thoroughly, yet quickly.

Welcome to CapitalPitch.

A tech-powered venture capital firm that invests, advises and helps raise capital for the next generation of high growth companies at the Seed and early Series A stage

Emlyn Scott

Co-Founder & MD

Co-founder & MD of CapitalPitch. Co-founder & Director of OpenMarkets, Australia’s second largest online stock broker (behind CommSec) and 12th largest overall, trading over $3bn per month. Former CEO of the National Stock Exchange of Australia, Australia’s second largest listing stock exchange. Former head of business development of equities & CFDs at LCH.Clearnet in London. 25 years experience in finance, senior management and business development.

Jeremy Liddle

Co-Founder & ED

Entrepreneur for 16 years. Co-founder & Exec Director of CapitalPitch. President, G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Australia for 5 years. Represents Australia in youth employment and entrepreneurship at the United Nations. Published author on startups and TEDx speaker.

Deepak Natarajan

Investment Committee

Deepak Natarajan is a technology industry veteran whose career spans 35 years as a venture capitalist, startup executive, and as a global marketing and sales executive at pioneering companies across the technology spectrum. During the past 8 years, Mr. Natarajan ran Intel Capital's SEA and ANZ operations from Singapore, and served on the boards of 10 Intel Capital portfolio companies. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Natarajan spent 27 years in Silicon Valley and established an excellent track record as a venture capitalist (Redwood Ventures, Storm Ventures), startup executive (Seeker Software and Roamware), and as a global marketing and sales executive (Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems, and Autodesk).

Tony Surtees

Chair, Investment Committee

VP, CEO & Board. Past VP & GM of Yahoo! Inc. Commerce. Operational experience in the US, Asia & Australia. Named as one of Australia’s Top Ten Digital Entrepreneurs by “Smart Company”. Specialises in Commercialisation & Investment, Scaling businesses for rapid growth. Helping build early stage technology companies; particular interest in applications for disruptive business models analytics, applications, both consumer and enterprise sectors. SaaS, big data, machine learning.
Marketing, Strategy in mass market consumer B2C and B2B, Product Development, Product Management, E-commerce, M-Commerce, Online Retailing.
Domain expertise in Financial Services, Ad-tech, Advertising, Programmatic Media Buying, Media, TV and Online Media, Digital Landscape.

Mark Maloney

Investment Committee

Mark was the CEO & Managing Director of The MAC services, which the Maloney family listed on the ASX in 2007 and then exited for $689m in 2011. Mark then moved into CEO and Managing Director of Tulla Private Equity, The Maloney Family Investment Group, with a particular focus on mining, property and several large technology investments
In 2013 Mark formed Intrepic, an investment company focusing on the well-being & lifestyle space, through which Mark has invested in Garage Entertainment and Sumo Salad.

Todd Ruppert

Special Advisor

R. Todd Ruppert has 40 years of experience in the financial services industry. He retired from T. Rowe Price, the global asset management firm with over $940 billion under management, where he was CEO and president of T.Rowe PriceGlobal Investment Services, co-president, T. Rowe Price International, and a member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price Group. R. Todd is the founder and CEO of Ruppert International, a firm with diversified interests globally in various fields including education, financial services/disruptive technologies, publishing, arts and entertainment, and strategy consulting. He is chairman of several firms, president of London’s Royal Parks Foundation (USA), a global ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, and board member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Glenn Butcher

Advisor

Adam Lancaster

Distribution

Lucy Courtenay

HR Office Manager

Amin Karaji

Software Engineer

Laura Scott

IT & Marketing

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