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Alan Jones

Alan Jones - Entrepreneur in Resident + Angel Investor.

A founding investor in Australian tech startup venture funds Pollenizer, Startmate, and Blackbird Ventures, Alan was until recently working on raising a new venture fund, M8 Ventures, with Microsoft Reactor’s Emily Rich, focusing on pre-seed and seed-stage. Alan has been an active angel investor here and in the US, with investments including Ananas, Bugcrowd, Bugherd, Buzzy, Biteable, Canva, Cardly, Elevio, GeoSnapshot, GiggedIn, HappyCo, HowAboutEat, Macropod, Muru Music, OtherLevels, Propeller Aero, Squirrel Street, TopMe, Tyde, Tzukuri, Workyard, UpGuard, and Upperstory. Alan mentors startup founders in startup programs for BlueChilli, Catalysr, Collider, CyRise, muru-D, Remarkable, Startmate, Sydney School of Entrepreneurship and UTS. He’s on the board of Catalysr, an entrepreneurship program focused on marginalised migrants and refugees. He’s also a regular technology expert panelist for News Tonight on ABC2 and has been a contributor to AFR, The Australian, InnovationAus, SmartCompany, and StartupDaily. Alan’s service agency for startups, The New Agency, was acquired by BlueChilli in 2012. Previously, he was cofounder of HomeScreen Entertainment and Product Director, South Asia for Yahoo!, Inc. Alan is currently the third highest-ranked Australian athlete in world hide and seek competition. Disagree with him on Twitter at @bigyahu

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Simon Marmot

Marmot Inc. - Founder

Creating ‘emotional connections’ to help you outsmart not outspend your competition.  Founded in 2012, we are a digital marketing agency that collaborates with leading entrepreneurs and brands who are time-poor, and finding it hard to scale, to sustainably accelerate their lead flow and increase sales in less than 3-6 months.  Although we have been lucky enough to work with big brands, we primarily work with mid to large SME’s wanting to take their business to the next level whilst helping them navigate their marketing activities. At Marmot Inc. Marketing, our mission is for brands & businesses to create real, genuine ‘emotional connections’ with their customers. Through the strategic creation of marketing content and exceptional customer experiences, we create a sense of belonging for customers while delivering businesses real, measurable outcomes. We’re all about helping our clients navigate the ‘maze of offline and online marketing channels,’ and develop an agile strategy that is aligned to their business objectives and customer needs. Our strategic approach helps businesses cut through the noise, get noticed by the right customers, and grow in today’s busy ‘push button’ world. Business Transformationalist, Marmot Inc. creates bullet-proof digital marketing funnels. We’re passionate about helping brands generate a ‘raving fan culture’ and great word of mouth. Whether it be building a new brand from scratch, updating your website, or running an SEO/SEM campaign for you, creating a lead sales funnel with a dedicated landing page or an automated email campaign, there is no task too big or small. ►The difference with us is that we do it with the thinking and strategy inbuilt to everything that we do, which makes the design and campaigns work harder for you. This means you can cut your marketing and advertising costs to get better results! ★ Like to know the most efficient way to use your valuable time, and your marketing budget to maximise your success? ★ Want to expand your business using better marketing but not sure where to start? ★ Need the ability to tap reliable marketing expertise at an affordable cost, without hiring a team or your own in house marketing director?

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uberbrand

Dan Ratner - Director

Working closely with founders and innovation leaders, uberbrand’s proven processes help identify your competitive differentiation, develop your brand strategy, create compelling ideas and roll out communications that cut through and drive growth in your market.

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Belinda Rendle

Mint Marketing Solutions - Marketing Consultant

As a strategic and hands-on B2C and B2B Marketing Exec and Change Leader with 20+ years’ experience, Belinda delivers innovative solutions to Start-ups, Scale-ups, Govt Corps and Corporates. She is passionate about customer-centric, data-driven growth marketing, developing and executing strategies that align business outcomes to customer experiences. Belinda is a creative thinker passionate about CX, brand, loyalty, digital and e-com. Belinda partners with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, and drive growth, delivering projects across diverse industries including finance, motoring, telecommunication and retail. “I use my solid business acumen and expertise to assess market conditions utilising a whole of business approach (people, process & technology) to enable strategy adoption and business integration.” She has worked across the full marketing spectrum in high demand environments, including start-ups, scale-ups, mergers and acquisitions.

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Lucy Bloom

Lucy Flamingo Bloom - Consultant

Lucy Bloom is a consulting CEO. She is predominantly a fundraising consultant but also has particular expertise and an impressive track record in social media, communicating difficult concepts for mass appeal, branding, systems workflow and key measures for success. Lucy fixes companies and is skilled in business administration, human resources, cost and time efficiencies and digital streamlining. She has a special interest in working with grassroots organisations and is an ideas machine. As an experienced governance and fundraising consultant, she has led the establishment and transformation of major organisations, their boards, policy and procedure, company structure and constitutional change. This has given them a solid, streamlined and compliant foundation for significant, transparent growth at world-class standards.

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James Solomons

businessDEPOT Sydney - Director

James is an innovative business leader with experience drawn from a range of industries. A varied & extensive portfolio of roles has given him a unique perspective on the direction of business in the modern day. His areas of expertise focuses on the tech revolution taking place in business and assisting businesses to scale both nationally and multinationally. James brings many learnings to his clients from his positions as Global CFO of Xref Limited (2016 – ) and as Head of Accounting at Xero Australia (2014-2018). In both roles, he has obtained valuable knowledge in the tech and start up space along with hands on experience raising capital from private investors and the share market. Dealing with tax regulators in seven jurisdictions across APAC, EMEA & North America he has the knowledge to assist business to navigate global tax & corporate governance requirements

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Mojo Media

Justin Kelly - CEO

Mojo Media is an integrated marketing communications agency. We’re a talented mix of media experts, social strategists and digital gurus. From public relations and social media to emerging digital marketing technologies and experiential activations, we help brands attract customers, build influence and effect change. We punch above our weight and foster a culture that is collaborative, hands-on and flexible, without the traditional hierarchies that hinder other agencies. We like to hustle and get things done.

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The Funpreneur

Brett Baker - CEO

The Funpreneur is a unique business coaching service that helps entrepreneurs and business owners implement systems and automation that create the freedom for them to do the work they love.

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North Head Consulting

Caroline Dempsey

North Head Consulting provides strategic marketing and communications services to start-ups, scale-ups and enterprises with a focus on marketing for growth. From developing rich insights, using data to inform decision making through to creating compelling and engaging storytelling North Head works to help you develop and implement strategies to acquire, retain and build customers. Founder Caroline Dempsey has extensive marketing experience across small businesses to Multinational Corporations in sectors including financial services, telecommunications, utilities, travel and a range of fast moving consumer goods. She has worked in both Australia, Asia and for US domiciled multinationals leading their marketing operations within the Asia-Pacific region. Caroline is also a mentor, speaker, advisory board member and non-executive director. She holds a USA patent for promotional processing and is an avid, continual learner.

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Co-pilot Marketing

James Rendell - Director

Our services have been specifically designed to give growth-oriented businesses the confidence to invest in marketing, through providing their marketing staff with the tools, insight and direction to develop a winning marketing plan. We will help you give your marketer the development and direction they need, and the challenge they are hungry for.

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