Main Sequence Ventures is building the world’s next industrial giants

Transforming major industries with science and engineering solutions has the potential for great impact & outsized returns.

Main Sequence Ventures manages the $240 AUD million CSIRO Innovation Fund that invests in deep tech high growth startups based out of research.

Investment Themes

Humanity Scale Healthcare

How will we diagnose and treat illness faster, cheaper + better?

Feeding 10B
People

How will we feed 10B people given planetary boundaries?

Space & New Transport

How will access to space enable new industries? How will transportation change?

New
Society

How will we learn, work, and stay safe from new threats?

Exponential Machines

How can we satisfy our appetite for connectivity and computing power?

#decarb - An increasing emphasis on decarbonisation as a meta investment theme

How can we deliver value to industries while removing carbon from our atmosphere?

Why We’re Different

Dedicated focus on deep tech companies with global ambitions

Unique deal flow from research relationships and strategy of company creation and spinouts

Experienced team with strong networks for deal flow, talent and coinvestment

Research Excellence

Testing & Certification

Deep Prototyping

Deep Scale Up Facilities

Who is the Fund Suitable for

The Fund is best suited to wholesale investors who:

  • seek investments in early stage, high growth technology companies
  • understand and are willing to accept a high level of risk for the potential to generate strong returns
  • have an investment horizon greater than 10 years
  • seek tax-effective investment strategies

Our Team

Bill Bartee

Bill Bartee

Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma

Stella Xu

Stella Xu

Mike Nicholls

Mike Nicholls

Mike Zimmerman

Mike Zimmerman

Phil Morle

Phil Morle

Gabrielle Munzer

Gabrielle Munzer

Jenny Baxter

Jenny Baxter

Virginia Crawter

Virginia Crawter

Jack Steele

Jack Steele

IC member

Alison Deans

Alison Deans

IC member

Sarah Pearson

Sarah Pearson

IC member

Wholesale & Sophisticated Investors

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