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Imagine a Venture Capital model that aims to reverse the traditional 80% investment failure rate

CapitalPitch acts as the lead investor, as well as a business coach, advisor, filter, due diligence expert and capital raising platform for startups at the Seed and Series A stage.

For Investors we:

  • Act as the ultimate filter, showcasing only the very best investor ready businesses together with our due diligence in a transparent manner.
  • Provide direct investment access to follow on rounds.

What we look for…

Tech-enabled startups generating revenue, addressing a huge problem and with elite founders who hustle.


  • Raising between $500k and $3m
  • Minimum $10,000 per month revenue
  • High growth rates
  • Tech enabled
  • Highly scalable
  • Experienced and coachable founder(s)
  • Unique USP & defendable IP 

We are industry agnostic but we must be able to understand the business and add value. We do not invest in capital intensive, unethical or highly specialised industries. 

A Team of serial entrepreneurs & professionals…

Mark Maloney


Chairman of CapitalPitch. Founder & CEO of Intrepic. Chairman Sumo Salad. Advisory Board UTS Business School. Chairman Garage Entertainment. CEO and MD Tulla Group. CEO and MD the Mac Services Group. Goldman Sachs & JP Morgan. 

Emlyn Scott

Managing Partner

Co-founder & MD of CapitalPitch, co-founder & Director of OpenMarkets, former CEO of the National Stock Exchange of Australia, and former head of business development of equities & CFDs at LCH.Clearnet in London. 25 years experience in finance, senior management and business development.

Jeremy Liddle

General Partner

Entrepreneur for 16 years. Co-founder & Exec Director of CapitalPitch. President, G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA) Australia for 5 years. Represents Australia in youth employment and entrepreneurship at the United Nations. Published author on startups and TEDx speaker.

Alan Beattie

The Banker

A former HSBC Deputy CEO in Europe, and Head of the Corporate Bank in Latin America. Key member of the team that purchased 6 companies throughout Latin America and the subsequent IPO of LATAM Autos on the ASX; all within 9 months in 2014. Alan is also a serial angel investor.

Kevin O'Hara

The Connector

Group CIO and Technology Investment Portfolio Manager for Tulla Private Equity Group, Global Technology Advisor at U.S. based BUCKiTDREAM, Advisory Board Member at Gather Online and Advisory Board Member at Singapore based CSB Engage. Kevin has founded and exited two very successful Australian startups to private equity.


Fred Kempson

The Deal Maker

Senior executive within the international investment banking arena including a significant period as Managing Director of ANZ’s investment bank AIFC Limited, and Vice President of Security Pacific Limited. Fred is currently also Managing Director of Kempson Capital, Chairman of Simple Trade and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.

Eric Gao

China Connection

Founder/Director BMY Group which matches Australian Chinese investors with financial/investment products. Non-Exec Director OpenMarkets. Secretary General Lion1818 Club. Head of Wealth Management at Asipac Capital.

Gwenda Phillips

The Fintech Expert

International Executive (APEA), Strategic Initiatives, Corporate & Commercial Banking. 15+ years experience in the financial services industry; active angel investor and start-up executive advisor.  Gwenda is also an active angel investor.

Mike Avey

The Corporate Adviser

CEO of Brisbane Angels. Director at Pachira Capital. Senior Corporate Adviser at R&R Strategic Advisory. Over 40 years in a wide range of, mainly high-growth, technology-based, businesses including 20 years in consulting and advisory.

Craig Keary

The Wealth Manager

Craig is the Director of Australia and New Zealand for AMP Capital. Craig has over 25 years’ experience working in blue chip financial services firms globally with a focus on General Management, Business Development and Strategic Planning. Experienced as a Director for a number of AFSL and ASX Member entities as well as a managed investment schemes.

Monika Esprit

The Marketer

Marketing Executive and Co-founder of Khem Investment Ltd. Monika has 13 years’ experience in marketing and business development, agency and industry background, working on global, regional and local businesses.

Sakthi Navaneetharaja

The Corporate Adviser

A General Partner of Yaama Ventures. A former Senior Manager at PWC, IBM, Hewlett Packard and Fujitsu. Sakthi has over 15 years of worldwide technology consulting experience (UK, EMEA, APAC, and Australia/NZ). He also holds a Graduate Certificate from Stanford and a Masters degree.

Ryan McGarvey


CTO CapitalPitch. Agile development export. Former Lead Engineer at Gust. Software Engineer Kestrel -Boeing Defense, Space, and Security. Software Engineer at Clearwave Corp. Software Engineer at Vetronix. 

Why invest in CapitalPitch Ventures?

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Filtered Solution

Our engineered solution presents only the very best startups, complete with data room and due diligence 

Follow-on Access

Unique agreement provides investors with preferencial exclusive access to follow-on investing

Better Valuations

Rapid deployment, lead investor status and thorough financial due diligence gives increased control over valuations


Tax Advantages

We aim to become an unconditional ESVCLP which enjoys 10% tax offset and capital gains tax free status.

Amazing Team

Partners and Advisors that are long time serial entrepreneurs and professionals with successful exits

Founder Friendly

Fair investing terms, rapid deployment and ongoing assistance ensures the best startups choose CapitalPitch


Investor returns and Entrepreneur interests should not be mutually exclusive.  

The CapitalPitch model better supports startups’ growth priorities to drive better results for all.

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