Melbourne Cityscape

INNOVATION AUS

Ex-Hostplus team appointed to run Victoria’s $120m fund

A pair of former Hostplus investment specialists have been appointed to run the Victorian government’s $120 million “fund of funds”, which will provide capital to early-stage startups in the state.

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FINANCIAL STANDARD

Former Hostplus investors tapped for VC fund

Having just launched their own shop in January, two former members of the industry fund's private equity team have been mandated to run the newly created Victorian Startup Capital Fund (VSCF).

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AUSTRALIAN FINANCIAL REVIEW 

Veteran VC’s warning for start-ups amid tech sell-off

Profitability would be back in vogue and investors would look more carefully for pathways to cashflow positivity when assessing any investment opportunities or revaluing portfolio companies.

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GLC

V-Ignite’s Launch of Victorian Startup Capital Fund

Neil Stanford and Brighid Pappin have created V-Ignite, a new Fund-of-Funds venture capital firm, to turn $60 million from the state government into $120 million for the VSCF. 

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STARTUP DAILY

LaunchVic chooses a new Fund-of-Funds firm to raise $60 million for the Victorian Startup Capital Fund

A pair of former Hostplus investment specialists have been appointed to run the Victorian government’s $120 million “fund of funds”, which will provide capital to early-stage startups in the state.

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VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT

Fund manager named to back Victorian startups

Led by Neil Stanford and Brighid Pappin, highly respected leaders in the Australian venture capital sector, V-Ignite will bring together the skills and expertise of the former Hostplus Private Equity and Venture Capital team with leading VC manager, Brandon Capital.

For more information email info@v-ignite.vc