Meet Blackbird Ventures

Blackbird Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in inherently global Internet businesses formed by Australians. They back world-class founders who are setting out to make a difference in the world.

Is this you?
Please join us on Tuesday June 11th at 11am to meet Rick and Niki who will introduce their new venture capital fund Blackbird Ventures and talk about funding options for Aussie startups.

Who are they?
Blackbird Ventures itself is a collection of Australia’s most successful startup founders and Silicon Valley’s top investors who want to help you succeed on a global stage.

About the Speakers:

Rick Baker

Rick is a Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures. Prior to Blackbird, Rick was responsible for MLC’s venture capital portfolio with investments and commitments of over half a billion dollars. At MLC, Rick built a portfolio of venture fund investments alongside a group of the most successful venture capital funds in Silicon Valley and globally. Rick has also invested directly into tech companies, both from Australia and the US. More…


Niki Scevak

Niki Scevak is a Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures. Before Blackbird Ventures, he founded Startmate, one of Australia’s pre-eminent incubators. Startmate is a mentor-driven seed fund based in Sydney that has invested in 21 startups, including Grabble which sold to Walmart Labs. More….


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