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Bill Bartee (Blackbird VC + SXVP)

Sydney
February 18, 2015 / 6:00 PM

About this event

Bill is a Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures and a co-founding partner of Southern Cross Venture Partners. He has co-founded several successful companies. At Southern Cross he focuses on early-stage software, security, and Internet companies. From 1997 to 2001, he helped build and lead the early stage investing for Macquarie Technology Ventures (MTV), a balanced venture fund focused on software, telecommunications, Internet and life sciences. At MTV, Bill led investments in several market leaders including Altium (ASX: ALU), LookSmart (NASDAQ: LOOK), Seek (ASX: SEK), Telera (acquired by Alcatel), and onebox (NASDAQ: OPWV). At Southern Cross Bill has led investments and is a Board Member or Observer in Mocana, Bislr, wooBoard, Inporia, Mantara, Liaise, and Shoes of Prey.

Before co-founding Southern Cross, Bill was the CEO of Mantara, a company that makes high performance, content-based message routing systems. Prior to moving to Australia, Bill had 12 years of research, operational, and entrepreneurial experience in the United States. Bill earned a Bachelor of Science, MBA and Juris Doctorate degree (University of Richmond).

Speaker

Bill Bartee (Blackbird VC + SXVP)

Bill Bartee

Blackbird VC + SXVP

Bill is a Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures and a co-founding partner of Southern Cross Venture Partners. He has co-founded several successful companies. At Southern Cross he focuses on early-stage software, security, and Internet companies. From 1997 to 2001, he helped build and lead the early stage investing for Macquarie Technology Ventures (MTV), a balanced venture fund focused on software, telecommunications, Internet and life sciences. At MTV, Bill led investments in several market leaders including Altium (ASX: ALU), LookSmart (NASDAQ: LOOK), Seek (ASX: SEK), Telera (acquired by Alcatel), and onebox (NASDAQ: OPWV). At Southern Cross Bill has led investments and is a Board Member or Observer in Mocana, Bislr, wooBoard, Inporia, Mantara, Liaise, and Shoes of Prey.

Before co-founding Southern Cross, Bill was the CEO of Mantara, a company that makes high performance, content-based message routing systems. Prior to moving to Australia, Bill had 12 years of research, operational, and entrepreneurial experience in the United States. Bill earned a Bachelor of Science, MBA and Juris Doctorate degree (University of Richmond).

Date and Time
February 18, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Address

Hall Chadwick
Level 40, 2 Park Street
2000 Sydney

 
Agenda
06:00 PM Networking and Food
07:00 PM Fireside Chat
08:00 PM Networking
 

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