Previously Founder of Working Theory Angels, Rachael moved into a full time investment role after gaining her operating chops as Managing Director of Eventbrite in ANZ and helping to scale the company across the globe. She has worked with thousands of early stage startups as Head of Startups for Amazon Web Services ANZ, a Partner at Startmate, and in her two Federal Government appointments distributing funding for the Accelerating Commercialisation & Boosting Female Founders Initiative programs. She has been sharing her passion for early stage investing through her lead Instructor role in The Wade Institute's VC Catalyst program.
Educated in the States with an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and two Masters degrees from Columbia University, Rachael has bounced between Australia and the US for the last ten years and now proudly calls Melbourne home, alongside her partner and two kids.
Previously Founder of Eleanor Venture, Kylie brings over 20 years of experience in technology capital raising and M&A across Australia, Asia, and the United States. Throughout her legal career, Kylie has advised ASX200 and international companies on landmark deals across sectors including technology, agriculture, and consumer products.
Kylie has over a decade of boardroom experience, bringing expertise in critical incident response, risk management, and developing innovation capabilities.
Kylie holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Arts (International Studies). She has postgraduate qualifications in Change Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management and has studied leadership at Harvard Business School. Kylie lives in Sydney with her family and has healthy obsessions with the outdoors, small dogs, and dumplings.
Bree started her career as a corporate lawyer before moving into the technology industry shortly after. Bree has spent the past eight years at American unicorns - ClassPass, Airbnb and Uber in a range of operational, expansion and strategic roles. Bree moved into the Venture Capital space ~18 months before joining Flying Fox Ventures. Bree has been involved in Startmate and is a passionate member of the Australian startup community. She is interested in early stage investing and supporting founders and their teams to grow and succeed (especially through those early years that require grit and hustle).
Bree has a combined Bachelor of International Studies and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. She was admitted to the Supreme Court in 2014. Bree is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Sydney, which she is due to complete in 2024. She lives in Sydney with her husband, two young children and labrador.
Jera makes sure that all of the trains are running on time at Flying Fox Ventures. She works extensively with both founders and investors, ensuring everyone has what they need, when they need it. Jera's acute attention to detail and insane organisational skills means that no job is too big or too small. She's passionate about helping build a community of angels and founders, and supporting our mission to be the most highly sought after early stage investment team.
Jera started her career in the customer experience space. She began in an entry-level position and quickly worked her way up to leadership roles managing large teams to success.
When not onboarding investors and wrangling founders, Jera is loving on her many cats and helps rescue and rehome strays into loving forever families.