We are passionate about making investments available to everyone, especially people beginning their financial journey.
In December 2016, ASIC registered our managed investment scheme and we are working hard to roll out our exciting App in 2017. You can join the
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For too long, investing has been designed for the wealthy and has mostly been complex and boring. We want to change that and build an investment platform with everyone, for everyone. Join our amazing community of
Our Team and Advisors
Matt is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with over 8 years’ industry experience working for iconic Australian and International organisations. Matt was an Associate Director in the Deals Advisory business at PwC Australia where he gained valuable experience in supporting TMT, communications and financial services clients with respect to investment appraisals and benefits tracking of some of the largest capital projects in the Southern Hemisphere, mergers and acquisitions and associated corporate finance issues.
Matt obtained his bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of Western Australia. His previous roles included Corporate Development at iiNet and Pricing Analysis at Eni Trading and Shipping (London, United Kingdom).
Shiraj is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over 6 years' experience in management consulting, advanced financial modelling and data analytics at professional services firms such as Accenture and PwC. He is responsible for the company's long term financial goals and overall business strategy.
Shiraj obtained a Bachelors of Business Administration from Bucknell University and a Masters in Accounting from Melbourne Business School. Shiraj is also the co-founder of the Global Consulting Group, Australia's largest not-for-profit consulting organisation, and ServiceLocale, an innovative local services marketplace in Australia.
Tarang holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Melbourne and is currently a CFA-Level 2 candidate. Tarang is a keen investor and manages his personal investment portfolio. Tarang is co-founder of ServiceLocale, an innovative local services marketplace startup in Australia. Tarang enjoys exploring untouched regions of Africa from the Zambezi River to the Okavango Delta.
Akshat holds a bachelors degree from the University of Melbourne. Akshat is co-founder of ServiceLocale, an innovative local services marketplace in Australia. Akshat enjoys travelling, international cuisine and exploring various cultures and learning about their history.
Vanaja Sriskandarajah is a CFA© charter holder (Chartered Financial Analyst) with over six years of industry experience in investment advisory, asset management and private equity / venture funds management. She is currently a Senior Associate within a large asset consultancy, where she provides a full range of advisory services to super funds and retail funds in Australia. Her previous roles include Private Equity Manager at Access Capital Advisers. Vanaja holds bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law (Honours) from the University of Sydney.
Joe is a doctor working for the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne. Joe holds a Diploma in Financial Planning (DFP), scoring a perfect score on his core module, and is an experienced investor. Outside of investing, Joe's interests include writing. Joe is a published medical author and is a PADI certified rescue diver.