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Mark Sherman

Mark has been passionate about quality products and leaders in the software industry for a long time. After business school, he took Intuit public and sold Contact Software (ACT!) to Symantec and he was hooked. At Telstra Ventures, he has backed Box, DocuSign, Ooyala, and Elemental, which are all leaders… Read More

Matthew Koertge

Matthew joined Telstra in 2011 and is a Managing Director of Telstra Ventures. Matthew started in the venture capital industry in 1998 and has worked with more than 100 global venture backed companies of which many have achieved successful acquisitions and IPOs. Matthew was previously a founder and general partner… Read More

Marcus Bartram

Marcus is a founder and General Partner of Telstra Ventures. Prior he held various executive and senior roles in Telstra, Citigroup, nscglobal and Honeywell in Australia and the UK. Marcus invests in disruptive enterprise software, telecoms and cyber-security entrepreneurs that are starting to scale their companies. Investments he has made… Read More

Steve Schmidt

Steve serves as a General Partner at Telstra Ventures where he started in 2011. He serves as a board observer for Whispir, Kony, Nginx, Uhana, Nasuni and Cumulus Networks. Steve leads Telstra Venture’s enterprise IT investment practice and led investments in DocuSign (IPO), Box (IPO), Kony, Elemental Technologies (sold to… Read More

Chris Pu

Chris joined Telstra Ventures in mid 2015 to lead its China investments. Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in direct investment and business development with on-the-ground investment practices in China, Korea, Taiwan, India, southeast Asia and the US. Most recently, Chris worked at Intel Capital focusing on mobile,… Read More

Albert Bielinko

Albert joined Telstra Ventures in 2015. Previously, he was an Investment Manager at a ~A$3bn global boutique funds management firm where he was responsible for origination and executing and management of investments. Prior to this, he was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs for almost 5 years. Whilst at Goldman,… Read More

Elaine Pan

Elaine joined Telstra Ventures in 2018 and is based in Shanghai, China. Previously, she was part of the corporate venture team at SK Telecom in Silicon Valley, where she led early to growth investments in mobility, software infrastructure, big data/machine learning, and IIoT. Prior to this, Elaine covered early stage… Read More

Yash Patel

Yash Patel joined Telstra Ventures in 2014 and leads TV’s consumer investing efforts, with an emphasis on esports/gaming, social media, commerce, AR and data-rich SaaS apps. Yash has sourced and led TV’s investments in Team SoloMid, Skillz, Snapchat (SNAP), SnapTravel, BigCommerce, OpenGov, Singular and Near. He is particularly interested in… Read More

Saad Siddiqui

Saad joined Telstra Ventures in 2016 and focuses on early to late stage venture investments in enterprise and infrastructure. He has led TV’s investments in NS1, Ripcord, Cofense, Incorta and Boomtown. Saad enjoys helping enterprise technology teams tackle business challenges of creating a product that users love and… Read More

Jonathan Serfaty

Jonathan Serfaty joined Telstra Ventures in 2017 to head Telstra Ventures’ data science initiative, where he is building out data infrastructure, operations, and algorithms with the goal of improving sourcing, due diligence, and portfolio management. He believes that the greatest success is found at the intersection of human intelligence and… Read More