The first speakers have now been confirmed for Growth Capital Forum 2023, to be held in Sydney, Thursday, 2 March.

Allegro Funds managing director Johan Krynauw will be presenting on investing via debt acquisition …

Blackbird Ventures operating principal Kate Glazebrook will be part of a panel discussing scaling up technology businesses …

Biripi Capital partners David Liddiard and Michael Manikas will speak on the opportunities, and challenges of operating a for-purpose Aboriginal-owned private equity firm.

And Tenacious Ventures co-founder Sarah Nolet will be leading examination of climate change investment opportunities.

GCF23 will pivot on the theme: Pluses of Longer-term Investing. Other topics to be discussed are expected to include:

  • Larger investment firms moving in – what does this mean for the future of the sector?
  • Significance of women entrepreneurs and female markets
  • Why growth capital appeals to super funds
  • Impact investing and growth capital – can they co-exist?
  • The roles of family offices and individual investors


This fourth GCF will be held at a larger venue, the Ivy Ballroom, with table seating. Book a table of 8 – or opt to join an unrestricted table to make new contacts. The program will be structured to provide ample opportunities for networking.

Discount early bird tickets available until 31 December, 2022.

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