Benjamin Chong

Benjamin has a track record of investing in and building successful Internet-related businesses over the last twenty years. These include Online Agility, an incubator and developer of online businesses, Jetabroad, one of Australia’s leading online...

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Strong deal flow in Australian tech

Benjamin Chong

In our ‘Internet Dealbook’ we track Angel, VC, PE and M+A activity across Internet and technology-related companies. Last year Australia saw $2.9b in investment and acquisition activity across the 120 deals tracked from public sources, and the outlook for 2017 is very positive. Show More

Tech investment trends for 2017

Benjamin Chong

Last month I took part in a Draper Venture Network investor summit in Silicon Valley where fellow investors from around the world gathered to share observations and talk emerging trends for the year ahead. While the ongoing shift to online advertising shows no signs of slowing, thanks to the ever-increasing... Show More

A step-by-step guide to investing in early stage technology companies in 2017

Benjamin Chong

High-growth, early-stage companies are set to accelerate Australia’s labour market, driving jobs growth and economic prosperity according to the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (AVCAL). Venture capital is a type of private equity investment strategy that targets high-momentum, early-stage companies. With the popularity of crowdfunding platforms and the... Show More

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