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New Entrepreneurship and Innovation SIG

Monday, 28 Apr 2014

Leni Mayo is a serial Technology Entrepreneur who won the 2013 National Benson Entrepreneur of the Year Award. He has been involved in numerous hugely successful companies over his extensive career including,,,, and of course as a founding investor of the 2011 smash hit 99designs.

99designs is one of Australia’s biggest tech start-up global success stories with a $35m lead funding from Accel Venture Partners (who also invested in Facebook, Dropbox, Atlassian and Esty) and a strategic group of investors including the likes of Dave Goldberg (Founder of Survey Monkey) and Stewart Butterfield (Co-founder of Flickr). 99designs is the world’s number one crowdsourced graphic design firm that still has its offices in Collingwood, Melbourne and also in Silicon Valley. Leni Mayo is a technology entrepreneur behind many successful startups and his roles include early investor, board member, founder and mentor.

Leni is currently the inaugural chair of Startup Victoria, a non-profit institution whose tag line is "more founders and better founders".

He holds a BSc (Hons) majoring in Computer Science from University of Melbourne, and has worked as a freelance software engineer in Australia and Silicon Valley.

Please join us on this inspiring journey with a successful prominent Entrepreneur from Victoria to kick-start our SIG. We look forward to meeting you and to share the SIG programs and objectives.

Thursday 15 May 2014
Telstra Conference Centre, CBD

Members  - Free
Non Members - $15.00

For more information and to register, click here.