New Zealand Tech Week19 with customers and portfolio partners

27 May 2019

The Telstra Ventures team hosted 3 days of collaboration with NZ Enterprise and Government customers and our portfolio partners: Headspin, Nasuni, and Trifacta as part of New Zealand's Tech Week 19. We’ve had excellent collaboration with our customers and the partners to help build potential pipeline and access to our innovative companies. The week concluded with the NZ Hi Tech Gala dinner featuring New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Adern.

China Digital Innovation Expo and CIO Summit Shanghai 2019

16 May 2019

Telstra Ventures, Telstra PBS and HeadSpin are in Shanghai this week meeting with Chinese IT leaders, exploring new ways to help organisations thrive and survive in the era of digitisation. Entrepreneurs, investors, and renowned figures in the political and academic fields at home and abroad are attending the summit, as well as a large number of C level executives from a range of industries.

Beijing Customer event with HeadSpin

10 May 2019

Telstra Ventures hosted 40+ CTOs/CIOs at a customer event in Beijing, focused on improving the Digital Customer Experience. Telstra Ventures invited portfolio company HeadSpin to join the event and demonstrate to the group how they can dramatically help improve mobile experiences globally.

Kids Day Out supporting the Good Friday Appeal

19 Apr 2019

UBTech supported the ‘Kids Day Out’ event in Melbourne as part of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal. Cruzr appeared on stage throughout the day having playful conversations and bringing smiles to children's faces. Over 300 ‘selfie’s were taken with the robot, over 100 people attended the two shows, and two adults engaged with the Cruzr for every 1x child. Our favourite quote from the day “How cool, it’s a real robot, I wish we could have one

How CVC’s can accelerate Corporate Innovation and Best Practices to measure strategic value

17 Apr 2019

Saad Siddiqui represented Telstra Ventures at the 'VCTaskforce' event on CVC’s in Palo Alto. Saad provided a perspective on our organisational structure, how we provide strategic value to our portfolio companies, reporting metrics to LP’s and how we add value to our corporate parent, Telstra.

Corporate Innovation and Start-Up Collaboration Event

17 Apr 2019

Gup Ghuliani represented Telstra Ventures at EntrprneursCo’s Start-up event in Melbourne. He was joined by Paul Velich from our portfolio company HeadSpin, as well as leaders from Australia Post, Monash Food Innovation, Boral, Bain&Co and Origin Energy. The team were asked three questions as part of a panel interview – how did you end up in your current role, what are the major challenges for Start-Ups working with VC’s and what’s the best example of a collaborative initiative between the two you’ve seen.

Innovation Insights Breakfast with HeadSpin in Sydney

20 Mar 2019

Telstra Ventures’ innovation Insights breakfast series continues with the Telstra Ventures’ synergy team facilitating a successful customer breakfast event in Sydney featuring Headspin, who took customers through the power of their mobile application customer experience platform. The session was filled to capacity, with over half the attendees accepting HeadSpins offer of a free trial that was made available exclusively at this event.

Innovation Insights Breakfast with HeadSpin in Melbourne

28 Feb 2019

Telstra Ventures’ Innovation Insights Breakfast series kicked off in February with Headspin. The series invites Telstra and its large enterprise companies to meet directly with our portfolio companies to learn first hand how their solutions can transform business operations. The series provides Telstra customers with access to innovative technology and ideas they otherwise may not have access to.