CVC  Telstra Ventures

     Office Locations:

400 George St
Sydney, New South Wales

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  • Software & Internet



    Founded in 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Telstra Corporation, Telstra Ventures invests in breakthrough companies that are strategically important to Telstra. Its investment strategy is focused on high growth opportunities that offer technology and solutions which leverage Telstra's assets and offer new products and services. The firm typically makes later stage investments between $5M and $50M in companies that are Silicon Valley, Australian and Asian Pacific based. Strategic interest include cloud, mobile, and media related companies including: Video content management and monetisation for publishers; Products targeted to making CIOs operations more efficient; Cloud automation, configuration, orchestration and security; Managed services and MSSPs; Healthcare ICT (excluding biotechnology). One of Australia‚€™s largest Venture Capital funds, the firm has invested over US$450 million in 70 companies, generated more than US$280 million in revenue for portfolio companies and managed 25 liquidity events.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Elaine Pan Investor
    Geoff Dolphin CFO
    Marcus Bartram General Partner
    Mark Sherman Managing Director
    Matthew Koertge Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Strata Identity



      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Cumulus Networks
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      Elemental Technologies
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      Instart Logic
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      Kony Solutions
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      MATRIXX Software
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      Rancher Labs
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