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 Starfish Ventures

Established in 2001, Starfish Ventures is an Australian owned venture capital fund manager seeking superior returns through active investment in innovative technology companies. Starfish Ventures partners with talented entrepreneurs to build successful innovative global technology companies. Our team’s proven expertise in venture capital investing, entrepreneurship and technology gives us the skills to navigate the challenges of seeding, building and managing high growth technology businesses from an Australian base. Starfish seeks investments in emerging Australian businesses across all technology sectors including biotechnology and life sciences, information and communications technology, and clean technology.



Innovation Capital 

Innovation Capital is an Australian venture capital firm with offices in Australia and the United States. Innovation Capital is an early stage, diversified fund manager, investing across both physical and life sciences. The firm invests in businesses based on innovative Australian technology and unique intellectual property which present global opportunities in the medical device, telecommunications, IT, engineering, cleantech and biotech sectors.

Innovation Capital's team comprises entrepreneurs and executives with exceptional track records in founding and building technology driven businesses which have become leaders in their fields. We bring decades of real-world entrepreneurial experience to the active, hands-on support and management of our investee companies; to manage risk, maximize investor returns and help nurture them on their path to becoming globally successful business.



 National ICT Australia

NIPR is a subsidiary company of National ICT Australia (NICTA), set up to manage its intellectual property and investments into viable spin-out opportunities. NICTA is a national research institute with a charter to build Australia's pre-eminent Centre of Excellence for information and communications technology (ICT). NICTA is building capabilities in ICT research, research training and commercialisation in the ICT sector for the generation of national benefit.

NICTA is funded by the Australian Government's Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts and the Australian Research Council through Backing Australia's Ability and the ICT Centre of Excellence program. NICTA was established and is supported by its members: The Australian Capital Territory Government; The Australian National University; NSW Department of State and Regional Development; and The University of New South Wales. NICTA is also supported by its partners: the University of Sydney; University of Melbourne; the Victorian Government; the Queensland