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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 to this 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 made… Read More

Yash Patel

Yash Patel is a General Partner at Telstra Ventures. He joined the organisation 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,… Read More

Chris Pu

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

Steve Schmidt

Steve serves as a General Partner at Telstra Ventures where he started in 2011. He was  Board Member  / Board Observer for Whispir, Kony, Nginx, Uhana, and is currently a Board Observer for Nasuni and Cumulus Networks. Steve leads Telstra Venture’s enterprise IT investment practice and led investments in DocuSign… Read More

Joseph An

Joe joined Telstra Ventures in 2019 and is based in San Francisco. Before joining Telstra Ventures, he worked at New York based private equity firm Blue Wolf Capital Partners where he evaluated special situations and investment opportunities across a variety of sectors. Prior to that, he started his career in… 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

Colin Reid

Colin joined Telstra Ventures in 2019 to build out the firm’s data science and analytics infrastructure. He works on data pipelines, systems architecture, and anything else needed to ensure investors have access to the best quantitative analyses possible for prospective and existing investments. Before joining Telstra Ventures, he spent five… 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