Australasian Union of Jewish Students

EMPOWER: The Startup Landscape in Australia


‘The Startup Landscape in Australia’ will feature Paul Bassat (Co-Founder & Partner at Square Peg Capital) and Adam Stone (Founder & CEO at Speedlancer). 




Paul is a co-founder of Square Peg Capital, a Melbourne based venture capital firm which is a leading investor in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to launching Square Peg, Paul co-founded the world's largest online employment business SEEK in 1997 and served as Joint CEO from 1997-2011. He is also a director of Wesfarmers Ltd, a Commissioner of the Australian Football League, and on the boards of Innovation Australia, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation and the P&S Bassat Foundation. 

Adam is the Founder and CEO of Speedlancer, which was named by as the "Uber of Freelancing". He was named in the Forbes Asia 30 Under 30, is an Angel Investor at GridCure and is also the Founder & CEO at IDC Ventures, one of the largest suppliers worldwide of online web properties in their segment. 

Take a break from exam revision and come down to LaunchPad, Richmond for canapes and drinks, followed by a Q&A that is not to be missed. 


Dress Code: Smart Casual 


This event would not be possible without the generosity of the Dina and Ron Goldschlager Family Charitable Foundation. 

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