Stoic Welcomes Safaa Nasrallah

Meet the newest addition to the Stoic investment teamWith a diverse background spanning start-ups and venture building across Europe, Safaa is eager to leverage her expertise to drive advancements and innovation in healthcare. Her journey, fuelled…
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Year in review 2023 : Observations of the venture market

2023 has been another big year at Stoic. We first provide a commentary on the state of the markets. We then dig into what we’ve been up to in the past 12 months.Observations of the venture marketThere were a few narratives that dominated…
Harikesh Pushpapathan

Venture Capital under-invests in socially valuable university research commercialisation

Steve Baxter claimed the Australian Government’s recent $2 billion university research commercialisation package was giving more “lolly” to university “passion projects”. Our Managing Partner, Geoff Waring explains why this view is…
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Venture Round vs Funding raised (Pitchbook)

Bringing Deep Tech To Market

For deep tech founders, there’s a common dilemma:You must survive to thrive.Startups face an unproven market, extended period without positive cash flow and a path to exit that’s messy, unpredictable and often upwards of 10 years. Whilst…
Harikesh Pushpapathan

3 ways universities can improve their chances of commercialising research

Stoic Venture Capital, Partner Geoff WaringUniversities should consider adapting their business model to improve their prospects of commercialising research, a university-focused venture fund says.Stoic Venture Capital Partner Geoff Waring…
Dr Geoff Waring

How your child’s future job depends on the way you invest

Stoic VC Partner, Geoff WaringWhere you invest your savings affects the type of jobs available to your children in the future.Most people choose to invest in the property, large cap equity or bond markets with the belief that they present…
Dr Geoff Waring