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GGDMelb Goes to: Startup Grind Hosts Laura Mckenzie

Startup Grind is hosting Laura Mckenzie from Scale Investors

Laura is the CEO of Scale Investors, a female focused angel investor network launched in July 2013. Their vision is to equip women to become successful investors through an education program, and to connect them to women entrepreneurs in early stage businesses. After attracting 40 angel investors in Melbourne, and announcing their first investment in January 2014, Scale plans to recruit Angels in Sydney this year.

Laura has 15 years experience in corporate finance, microfinance and venture capital across three continents. She is a member of the organising committee for the Nexus Australia Youth Summit, connecting innovative philanthropists and social entrepreneurs under 40. Laura is a Williamson Fellow


6:00 Networking and Food (Includes Complimentary Beer and Wine)
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

Laura will be hosted by Chris Joannou, Melbourne Chapter Director and Marina Paronetto, Founder of Powerhouse HQ.

Chris has given us a code to get discounted tickets to this event. Please use below link and the code 'GEEKGIRLS' for discount on regular tickets and 'Two for One' tickets.

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  • Hilary

    Incredibly interesting - Laura was really forthcoming with useful practical advice! :D

    August 21, 2014

  • Hilary

    I'll second Olga's shoutout - anyone else keen to go & split a 2-for-1 ticket? :)

    August 15, 2014

    • Lauren

      Hi Hilary, yes I would love to:)

      August 16, 2014

    • Hilary

      Lauren - I'm so sorry, I only just saw this reply & I bought my ticket a couple of days ago! The notification mustn't have come through on email - I hope you still got yourself a ticket! :)

      August 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Just decided to go. Anyone wanna split a 2-for-1 ticket? :-)

    August 19, 2014

    • Patience G.

      i'll split Liv. you order, i'll meet and pay you there. Patience

      August 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Done! Thanks, and see you there!

      August 19, 2014

  • Olga D.

    I can no longer go! Hope the crowd is flexible and supporting and everyone can get a ticket-buddy. Have fun everyone!

    August 18, 2014

  • Olga D.

    Hey girls! Who want's to grab a 2 for 1 ticket with me? :)

    August 11, 2014

    • Ele T.

      I'd love to!

      August 11, 2014

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