Tech & Innovation

Alan Jones

Investor and Mentor
M8 Ventures

When you first read that someone is a self-described tech investor, radio host, founder, coach, and t-shirt designer you really wonder what sort of person they might be!

Well, we’re here to tell you Alan is generous, articulate, and very fun which is why we are delighted he’s part of our stable of speakers.

He has a hands-on approach with founders of early-stage startups and new product development teams and has a wealth of expertise across the sector from pitch presentations, capital raising, product strategy, team dynamics, brand development and growth marketing.

He has advised and invested directly in new Australian startups and through BlueChilli, Blackbird Ventures, Pollenizer Ventures and Startmate and generously coaches startup founders globally both directly and via accelerator programs and incubators across myriad industries including tech, finance, food, health, music, education, med tech and space.

Alan is particularly interested in developing entrepreneurship skills in refugees, migrants, youth, and mid-career professionals, improving diversity and inclusion in tech, renewable energy, clean transport, smart cities, sustainable food production, wearable technology, autonomy, ML and true AI.He is a sought-after keynote speaker and panellist, and appears regularly in the media as a tech startup and technology industry expert.

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