Great Startup Mentors Confirmed for the Sydney Founder Institute

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-04-15

In the Founder Institute's four-month, part-time program, promising startup entrepreneurs participate in weekly training and feedback sessions that are led by Founder Institute Mentors. 

Our Mentors provide the passion, experience, and support that helps our Founders launch meaningful and enduring companies.

Rather than bringing in consultants and academics who teach theory, we bring in experienced Founders and CEOs to give our companies the most relevant and valuable advice. In a confidential setting, they share horror stories, best practices, and realistic feedback to help our Founders avoid "rookie mistakes" and be successful.   

In the upcoming Sydney Spring 2016 Semester, we have secured a truly exceptional roster of Founder Institute Mentors, including many from out of town.

See the full list below;

  • Adam Long: Strategist, Step Change Marketing
  • Adam Benson: Director, Recognition PR
  • Adeline Chu: Mentor & Advisor
  • Alan Jones: Chief Growth Hacker, BlueChilli
  • Alli Baker: CEO, Workible
  • Andrew Rogers: Managing Director, Anchor
  • Andy Welsh: CIO, Booking Boss
  • Anne Moore: CEO, Plando
  • Anselm Waterfield: Partner, AGT Group
  • Ari Klinger: Partner, Right Click Capital
  • Balder Tol: Manager, Tank Stream Labs
  • Ben Pecotich: Managing Director / Principal Designer & Consultant, Dynamic4
  • Benjamin Chong: Partner, Right Click Capital
  • Bjorn Behrendt: Director and Co-Founder, ParcelPush
  • Bosco Tan: COO, Pocketbook
  • Brendan Yell: Community Development Director, AU/NZ, SoftLayer
  • Brian Menzies: VP, Commercial Development, Vast Solar
  • Christian Magel: Founder & CMO, amaysim Australia
  • Christie Whitehill: Founder, Hatching Lab
  • Claudia Barriga-Larriviere: Creator | Co-Founder | EiR , Startup Milkshake | South Bondi | ABC
  • Craig Blair: Partner, AirTree Ventures
  • Daniel Ringrose: Business Coach, Future Results
  • Danny Adams: Founder, GoFar
  • Darren Younger: Director, IPscape
  • David Jones: Founder, StreetHawk
  • David Peters: CEO, Emagine International
  • David Siegel: Strategy Executive, Step Change Marketing
  • Dean McEvoy: Investor / Startup Mentor
  • Debra Taylor: Commercial Director, IDats
  • Dominic Bressan: CEO, AirService
  • Emily Yue: Co-founder, Expert360
  • Eric Frost
  • Fraser Taylor: CMO, Various
  • Garry Visontay: General Partner, Sydney Seed Fund
  • Gen George: Founder and MD, OneShift
  • Ian Gardiner: Startup business development, Amazon Web Services
  • Ilter Dumduz: Co-founder, Blys
  • James Chin Moody: CEO, Sendle
  • James Taylor: VP APAC, Yieldify
  • Jeremy White: CEO, Connect Golf
  • Justin Dombrowski: Founder/Principal, Historiocity Tech
  • Justus Hammer: MR, Axis7
  • Katryna Dow: CEO, Meeco
  • Kurt Falkenstein: Founder, General Standards
  • Leon Spencer: Senior Journalist, ARN
  • Mandeep Sodhi: CEO, HashChing
  • Matt Knee: Founder, Work Ninja
  • Matt Allen: Director, DevLogic
  • Matt Taylor: CMO, HelloFresh
  • Matthew Ho: Co-Founder and CEO,
  • Mike Nicholls: Director, Intellectual Ventures
  • Ned Moorfield: CEO & Co-founder, goCatch
  • Neil Roodyn: Director, nsquared solutions
  • Nic Lowe: Co-Founder, GoGet
  • Nicole Kersh: Former MD - 4Cabling, Current Founder - The Content Folk
  • Paul Wenck: Managing Director, BCSG Australia
  • Pete Cooper: Founder, The Start Society
  • Phil Morle: Phil Morle - Director, Pollenizer (Perth FI) , Pollenizer
  • Rachel White: CFO, Verde Group
  • Rajeev Gupta: CEO, GeckoLife
  • Rayn Ong: Director, Ong Heng Investments
  • Rebekah Campbell: CEO, Posse
  • Rob Rattray: Non-executive Director,
  • Roby Sharon Zipser: CFO, hipages Group
  • Ryan Cross: CEO, Cross Functional
  • Sandra Mau: CEO, TrademarkVision
  • Sarah Beckwith: CEO, Doctus
  • Sebastien Eckersley Maslin: CEO, BlueChilli
  • Shaun Thambyah
  • Simon Lee: CEO, PromisePay
  • Steve Fanale: CEO, DriveYello
  • Tim Fung: CEO, AirTasker
  • Vaughan Knight: Founder, Bit Rave

  • And many more to be announced. 
                                     We hope you will join us in Sydney and launch a company in 2014.

Great Startup Mentors Confirmed for the Sydney Founder Institute

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