We are Australia’s first dedicated media-for-equity fund, owned and backed by Australia’s most powerful media owners.
Collectively our network reaches every Australian household and owns a number of leading quality publications, websites and programs that are able to deliver every target demographic with brand and direct response advertising.
You are in the growth phase of your start-up and it is going well. You have a customer base and you are solving a real problem. You want to take the business from a niche market to a mass market of millions of Australian consumers. You are looking for investment (Series A and beyond) to rapidly accelerate growth.
We're working with some of Australia's most promising new digital businesses.
Mad Paws is a Sydney-based start-up that was created to fill the ever-growing need in the pet boarding market for affordable, and local pet accommodation while maintaining the care, love, and attention pets received at high-end pet boarding services.
Hey You is an app that links to your credit card to help you find nearby cafes, to order coffee and food without having to wait in line or pull out your wallet. You simply order through the app, pick up and go.
Started in 2007, LocalAgentFinder is now Australia’s leading real estate agent comparison service- and the only site that compares agent fees. Finding the right agent makes a big difference to the sale price or rental return of a property. This site lets you easily compare local agents to make sure you get the right person for the job.
The Spacer space sharing community connects people who have spare storage space, from a garage to a driveway to a car park or carport in their local neighbourhood. It’s half the cost of traditional self storage options and it now has over 100,000 members in Australia.
An entrant into the Sports Betting market with product point of difference. The business is focused on building ‘spread betting’ accounts and rolling out a typical product set underneath it.
A marketplace to solve parenting pain points such as baby sitting. The marketplace had good traction in Sydney and approached Scaleup Mediafund to quickly scale nationally.
A marketplace to find a care worker for aged or disabled clients. Rapidly growing at ~10-20% to 15% per month, this business is well positioned for the Federal Government funding changes to aged care funding and the NDIS.
Scaleup Mediafund Fund Manager | Head of Digital Strategy & Partner Development
Scaleup Mediafund Investment Manager | Head of Strategic Development at News Pty Ltd
Scaleup Mediafund Chair | GM Strategy and M&A at News Pty Ltd
Scaleup Mediafund Strategy Consultant | Executive Strategy Director at The General Store
Our team wants to work closely with investees to build the next generation of consumer brands. But we also understand where you sit. The unique scale and diversity of our network of media creators means we can tailor marketing solutions to your individual needs and deliver audiences straight to your start-up.
We love meeting founders and getting to know growth businesses. Get in contact to discuss how Scaleup Mediafund might work for you!
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