We’ve seen a rapid launch so far this year at TEN13 helping fuel ambitious founders through major funding rounds, platform expansion, and new employees!

We’re building out Australia’s largest syndicated investment platform, currently with 235+ investors including founders, operators, VCs, and professionals from companies like Google, Afterpay, Plaid, Canva, Nitro, Nearmap, and more.

Sophisticated Investor? Interested in joining our platform? Sign up here. Or join us for our next Virtual Boardroom Lunch at 1:00pm on Tuesday 20th July — if you are interested in attending please register here. Lunch is on us. (Currently open to Australian & NZ residents/citizens).

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In early 2020, we visited founder Jon Gregory in a big shed in Perth, Australia, and learned about his bold vision to build a global powerhouse in connected fitness.

COVID hit and Jon continued to execute, having designed and built their first connected-fitness device, negotiated manufacturing agreements with suppliers, and successfully launched v1 of the V-Form Trainer to a cohort of global users gaining quick traction and user adoption.

The business is called Vitruvian, and they’ve set out to build the best ‘smart weights’ fitness product to use as a replacement for lifting pieces of steel in a gym; think…


We’ve seen a rapid launch so far this year at TEN13 helping fuel founders through major funding rounds, platform expansion, and new employees!

We’re building out Australia’s largest syndicated investment platform, currently with 220+ investors including exited founders, operators, VCs, and professionals from companies like Afterpay, Plaid, Canva, Nitro, Opengear, Macquarie, Cloud Conformity, TechOne, and more.

Sophisticated Investor? Interested in joining our platform? Sign up here. (Currently open to Australian & NZ residents/citizens).

Here is a quick rundown of our flightpath this year to date:

🚀 Since launching in Dec 2019, we’ve grown our platform to $25m+ in funds under…


Mike Angell & Holly Cardew

Holly Cardew and Mike Angell joined forces to build new solutions in the ecommerce space together in early 2020, these are the type of founders that you love to support at the early stage — ambitious and innovative in their plans, extensive experience in their domain, early execution at pace, and a balanced duo taking on the next generation of commerce.

We’ve known the team for many years and have been waiting for them to dive into their ‘next thing’ after building multiple successful products and businesses on their own, thus investing in their pre-seed round last year was a…


Mr Yum Founders (left to right) Andrei Miulescu, Kim Teo, Kerry Osborn, Adrian Osman

Mr Yum has a lot of the ingredients that create excitement for us for a company at this stage — ambitious and capable founding team, exceptional growth and product-market fit, expansion opportunities across geography and new target verticals, replicable growth & sales playbook, exciting product roadmap, and proven execution at pace.

We’re very excited to lead an $11m post-Seed funding round into Mr Yum to fuel their growth and the adoption of QR code ordering technology across the hospitality industry.

Mr Yum is setting out to change the world’s ordering experience with their web-based mobile menu, payments, and marketing platform…


When we started TEN13, we formed a thesis around providing investors with access to quality venture capital deals on a deal-by-deal basis. We are proud to have invested in 12 rounds of funding and 10 new companies in the last 12 months with our ever-growing investor base.

We particularly appreciate the continued support from our investor network which is now 180 strong around Australia and New Zealand.

What is TEN13?

TEN13 is Australia’s largest venture syndicate investing in technology startups and fuelling ambitious founders as their early backers. …


It was an exciting month at TEN13 as we announced our first follow-on investment in the TEN13 portfolio with Chipper Cash Raising its Series B after closing its Series A in April this year. With Jeff Bezos and Ribbit Capital leading the round, Chipper joins their portfolios alongside existing investments like Airbnb, Robinhood, Uber, Twitter, Brex and many others.

We are preparing to launch another deal to our investors this week with several others heating up the pipeline so if you are an investor in TEN13 look forward to that memo in your inbox soon. …


TEN13 has completed its latest investment into Bookipi. Bookipi’s mission is to build the cleanest, easiest to use bookkeeping software and we’re excited to co-lead their $1.5m Seed Round with Our Innovation Fund.

As a university student, founder Tim Lee ran his own tiling business and hired and managed up to 10 staff. He experienced first hand the issues that small businesses face around invoicing and expensing, managing receipts and chasing up customers for payment.

This was the inspiration for Tim to solve this problem for other small business owners like himself and lead to the creation of Bookipi.

We…


We predicted a busy September at TEN13, deals rarely take off on time and the opportunity to invest may arrive at the terminal ahead of schedule.

It’s been a busy month as portfolio companies announce their Series A rounds, we revealed our latest deal at TEN13 and more investors arrive on the platform.

As always if you missed our latest memo, monthly or want to follow us on socials or attend exclusive events you can find more information here.

What we’ve been up to

🎙Invested in the future of Audio with Vurbl

We invested in LA-based Vurbl Media’s AUD$1.8m seed…


Adura Gold — Founder of Vurbl

TEN13 has completed it’s latest investment into Vurbl, who’s mission is to build out the ‘Youtube for audio’. We’re excited to back Audra and her team and join their latest US$1.3m Seed Round.

We were introduced to Audra at Vurbl through a former AngelList contact and knew we had to get in touch. Audra and her team have spent 20+ years building digital media platforms, growing audiences at a massive scale, and building innovative digital advertising technology. …

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