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Blackbird Ventures

Blackbird Ventures is an Australian venture company investing in global internet businesses.

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Initially founded in 2012 by Larry Marshall, the company is currently being run by its Co-Founders, Richard Baker, and Bill BarteeBill Bartee, both of whom also act as the Managing Directors. Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New South Wales, Australia. They provide seed investments for Australian entrepreneurs.

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Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in inherently global Internet businesses formed by Australians. Blackbird Ventures is a collection of Australia’s successful startup founders and Silicon Valley investors. Blackbird’s fund investors are the founders of some of Australia’s successful technology companies like Atlassian, Campaign Monitor, Aconex and more. They provide equity capital for all stages from seed, series A and later stage.



They also help with introductions to Silicon Valley networks, providing access to further expertise and capital. They provide equity capital for all stages from seed, series A and later stage.

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The company is known to provide financing for promising startups, businesses in their seed stage, and even to those ventures which are in a later phase in their journey. The company mostly invests in the tech sphere, spending heavily on AI, mobile, internet and software sectors.

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Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has made 119 investments. One investment was on Feb 19, 2019, when they invested $1M in See-Mode Technologies. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has had 7 exits, including LIFX, Redbubble, and Shape Analytics. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has raised a total of $412.8M across 5 funds, onne of them being Blackbird Ventures (Australia) Fund III. This fund was announced on Jul 30, 2018, and raised a total of A$261M. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has $2M in revenue annually and has 1 sub-organization, Startmate.

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Blackbird Ventures is a venture capitalventure capital firm that invests in inherently global Internet businesses formed by Australians. Blackbird Ventures is a collection of Australia’s successful startup founders and Silicon Valley investors. Blackbird’s fund investors are the founders of some of Australia’s successful technology companies like Atlassian, Campaign Monitor, Aconex and more.

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Blackbird Ventures

Blackbird Ventures is an Australian venture company investing in global internet businesses.

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Established in 2012, Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New South Wales, Australia. They provide seed investments for Australian entrepreneurs.

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Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in inherently global Internet businesses formed by Australians. Blackbird Ventures is a collection of Australia’s successful startup founders and Silicon Valley investors. Blackbird’s fund investors are the founders of some of Australia’s successful technology companies like Atlassian, Campaign Monitor, Aconex and more.

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The company is known to provide financing for promising startups, businesses in their seed stage, and even to those ventures which are in a later phase in their journey. The company mostly invests in the tech sphere, spending heavily on AI, mobile, internet and software sectors.

They also help with introductions to Silicon Valley networks, providing access to further expertise and capital. They provide equity capital for all stages from seed, series A and later stage.

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Initially founded in 2012 by Larry MarshallLarry Marshall, the company is currently being run by its Co-Founders, Richard BakerRichard Baker, and Bill Bartee, both of whom also act as the Managing Directors at. Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New South Wales, Australia. They provide seed investments for Australian entrepreneurs.

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The company has invested in over 40 ventures as of January 2019. It has made investments in companies like in Canva, Autopilot, and Propeller among many others.



The company is known to provide financing for promising startups, businesses in their seed stage, and even to those ventures which are in a later phase in their journey. The company mostly invests in the tech sphere, spending heavily on AI, mobile, internet and software sectors.

Investments

Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has made 119 investments. One investment was on Feb 19, 2019, when they invested $1M in See-Mode Technologies. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has had 7 exits, including LIFX, Redbubble, and Shape Analytics. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has raised a total of $412.8M across 5 funds, onne of them being Blackbird Ventures (Australia) Fund III. This fund was announced on Jul 30, 2018, and raised a total of A$261M. Blackbird Ventures (Australia) has $2M in revenue annually and has 1 sub-organization, Startmate.

Investment strategy

Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, start-up, and later stage companies. It also targets series A deals. It prefers to invest in the Internet, software, space tech, robots, and mobile sectors.



The firm primarily invests in Australia. It backs Australian and New Zealand start-up founders, irrespective of where they are based. The firm typically invests between $0.25 million ($0.23 million) and $0.50 million (0.46 million) or in amounts as high as $3 million ($2.76 million) to $5 million ($4.61 million), depending on the stage of development of the company.

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The company has invested in over 40 ventures as of January 2019. It has made investments in companies like in Canva, AutopilotAutopilot, and Propeller among many others.

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The company is known to provide financing for promising startups, businesses in their seed stage, and even to those ventures which are in a later phase in their journey. The company majorlymostly invests in the tech sphere, spending heavily on AI, mobile, internet and software sectors.

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Initially founded, in the year 2012, by Larry Marshall, the company is currently being run by its Co-Founders, Richard Baker, and Bill Bartee, both of whom also act as the Managing Directors at Blackbird Ventures.

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The company has invested in over 40 ventures tillas of January 2019. It has made investments in companies like in Canva, Autopilot, and Propeller among many others.

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Established in 2012, Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New South Wales, AustraliaAustralia. They provide seed investments for Australian entrepreneurs.

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The company has invested in over 40 ventures till January 2019. It has made investments in companies like in CanvaCanva, Autopilot, and Propeller among many others.

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Established in 2012, Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm based in New South WalesNew South Wales, Australia. They provide seed investments for Australian entrepreneurs.