Benjamin Chong

Benjamin
Chong

Founder & Partner
Right Click Capital

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 travel companies, and Online Marketing Group. Benjamin has served on the boards of a number of portfolio companies. After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales with First Class Honours, Benjamin began his career consulting in the areas of ecommerce strategy, online marketing, and technology for major international clients such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Volvo, Sony, and Toyota. Benjamin was named National Young Business Person of the Year by Young Achievement Australia and is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation and the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL). Benjamin is director of the Founder Institute in Sydney.

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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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