Justin Dry is the Co-Founder and Joint CEO of Vinomofo, an online wine store experience and movement that is changing the wine world.
Launched in Australia in April 2011 from an Adelaide garage, Vinomofo has scaled at a rapid pace since and now has operations in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore and is gearing up for its launch into the US market by the middle of 2018.
With over 100 employees globally, the company has grown quickly and profitably to a run rate of more than $50 million AUD annually and a tribe of more than 550,000 “mofos” -the drinkers and the makers- around the world.
Vinomofo also raised $25 million AUD from Blue Sky Venture Capital in a round of funding in 2016 to help fuel further growth and expansion.
The company has won numerous awards including Fastest Growing Company at the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Awards 2013, Online Business of the Year at the Australian Startup Awards 2014, Best Website at the SmartCompany Web Awards 2014, Best Startup at the SmartCompany Startup Awards 2014 and Online Retailer of the Year 2015 at the ORIA’s.
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Justin Dry is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Co-Founder + Joint CEO of Vinomofo.
A self-confessed wine-nerd, Justin and his team are driven by the belief that everybody should be able to enjoy good wine.
Justin and his team at Vinomofo are proven game-changers in the wine industry, taking on retail giants and challenging the ‘bowties and snobbery’ of elitist wine snobs, while being committed to doing good in the world. The company has raised over $200,000 AUD for local charities.
Justin was also recently awarded Spotify Young Entrepreneur of the Year at The Australian Startup Awards and named one of the Top 50 People in E-Commerce 2016 by Internet Retailing.