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About

We make it easier to make a difference

We help socially conscious companies do better by helping them raise capital and grow through our guidance and mentoring, plus we provide a fully integrated platform for the raising process and beyond.

We help socially conscious investors do better by providing education and investment opportunities in socially conscious companies. We want to help them secure their future and the future of the planet.

We help both make the world a better place.

We introduce the right socially conscious investors to the right socially conscious companies (investment opportunities).

We like to think we’re making perfect matches because together they’re making the world a better place.

The Team

A great team is built on trust, rigour, discipline and a blend of skills that compliment each other, plus all members are aligned to a set of values and a common vision.

FUNDSITION was founded on that mandate, we have been stewards of small to medium companies throughout our entire working careers and are excited to help companies that want to make the world a better place, do better.

How we help you to do better:

  • Success with other socially conscious businesses
  • A network of socially conscious investors
  • Commercial insight
  • Financial and capital markets experience
  • Marketing and media experience
  • Technology experience

Nigel Abbott

Director

Nigel has been involved in startup and early-stage companies for most of his career and understands first-hand the frustration SMEs experience with accessing capital and the burden it places on growth. He brings a breadth and depth of experience in marketing, media, technology and product/service development across numerous industries in Australia, USA and Japan.

He has had some successful exits, the most recent was a video media channel for SMEs, with a simple mandate to build a global library of educational content that empowers SMEs.
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Nikolas Ahkin

Director

Nikolas brings his 15+ years experience in helping small to medium enterprises through their challenges and turning their businesses into assets. Having run his own successful accounting and advisory practice for 7 years he understands first hand the frustration businesses experience with cash flow and access to finance to grow their business.
He brings his experiences as a Chartered Accountant into FUNDSITION with knowledge and experience with corporate structuring, cash flow and funding, financial modelling, valuation and advising clients on the buy side and sell side of the transaction.
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Steve McLean

Chairman, Investment Committee & Non-Executive Director

Steve has extensive experience in capital markets having raised in excess of $50bn across numerous global jurisdictions. Steve is a Director of The FinClear Group, one of FUNDSITION’s major shareholders, and Chairs the FUNDSITION Investment Committee. Steve’s career included capital markets executive roles at JPMorgan in Sydney and London.
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Nathan Ryu

Education Director

Nathan founded two successful companies in Australia’s education industry with a combined turnover of $40m. The businesses were responsible for qualifying in excess of 20,000 people with nationally recognised qualifications through ASQA. Nathan brings a deep understanding of how to create and deliver high value revenue generating products and services to the SME and corporate sectors both locally here in Australia and internationally.
He currently sits on an established education technology company board based in the United States and advised some of the previous Federal Government education and innovation ministers on international industry planning, forecasting and budgeting.
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