Steve Schmidt

Biography

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 AWS), Whispir, Velocloud (sold to VMware), Ooyala (sold to Telstra), Instart Logic, Nginx, Uhana, Asapp, Cumulus Networks, Gitlab, and Nasuni. Steve is also an angel investor with seed investments in mParticle and Tokenize. Steve has extensive investor relationships in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, Boston, Toronto, India & Australia.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta in Canada.