Startup Grind hosts Nick Crocker (Blackbird Ventures)

Amazon Web Services - Level 18, 8 Exhibition Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Melbourne, 3000
Melbourne
Wed, Jun 26, 2019, 6:00 PM (AEST)

About this event

Nick Crocker is a General Partner at Blackbird Ventures, and runs the firm’s Melbourne office.

Nick sits on the boards of Culture Amp, nura, XY Sense, Applied, Eucalyptus, and Making Things.

He is the Exec Chair at Startmate, Australia’s best accelerator.

Previously, Nick worked on Product Strategy & Operations at Under Armour Connected Fitness and was a Product Manager at MyFitnessPal, the world's most popular health and fitness application, acquired by Under Armour in 2015.

Nick co-founded and was CEO of Sessions, using technology to help people live better, healthier lives. Sessions was founded at Rock Health in January, 2012 and acquired by MyFitnessPal in December, 2013. Sessions was funded by Blackbird Ventures, Collaborative Fund, SV Angel and Joshua Kushner.

Nick also co-founded We Are Hunted which was acquired by Twitter.

He was a Product Manager at Boxee, funded by USV and Spark, and acquired by Samsung, in New York from 2010-11.

He holds Political Science and Law degrees from the University of Queensland.

While at university, Nick worked as a journalist with News Ltd. His writing has been published in Wired, Fast Company and Harvard Business Review.

You can follow him on Twitter, read his writing, and add him on LinkedIn. 

Speaker

  • Nick Crocker

    Nick Crocker

    Blackbird Ventures

    General Partner

    Nick Crocker is a General Partner at Blackbird Ventures, he sits on the boards of Culture Amp, nura, XY Sense, Applied, Eucalyptus, and Making Things and is the Exec Chair at Startmate, Australia’s best accelerator. Previously, Nick worked on Product Strategy & Operations at Under Armour Connected Fitness and was a Product Manager at MyFitnessPal, and co-founded and was CEO of Sessions.

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  • When

    Wednesday, Jun 26
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (AEST)

    Where

    Amazon Web Services
    Level 18, 8 Exhibition Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Melbourne3000

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      Matt Allen

      AWS

      Venture Capital BD – ANZ

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