Joel Anderson, Brad Martin and Elizabeth Kirk

Employee wellbeing startup Foremind raises $200,000 for construction industry mental health support

- January 25, 2023 2 MIN READ

Employee wellbeing startup Foremind has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from early stage investor Skalata Ventures. The cash will be used to improve access to mental health support in the construction and building sector.  Cofounder and engineer Joel Anderson was inspired to build Foremind after a poor experience using an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Around… Read more »

Maxine Lee

Skalata Ventures reveals the 13 new startups it’s just backed with seed investments

- December 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

Venture capital firm Skalata Ventures has revealed its latest round of early-stage company investments, following the launch of its 4th Seed Investment Program.  The baker’s dozen takes the total Skalata portfolio to 43 since its launch in 2018, backed by Melbourne businessman Paul Little and Darrell Wade. This year the Melbourne VC has increased its… Read more »

Rohan Workman

Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures chips into billionaire Paul Little’s early-stage VC, Skalata Ventures

- December 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

ASX-listed Touch Ventures has backed Melbourne VC Skalata Ventures as it looks to raise $50 million for its second fund. The Touch investment takes commitments to the fund past the $25 million mark. Afterpay co-founder Anthony Eisen has also taken a personal stake in Skalata Fund II, which is aiming to support 50 Australian startups… Read more »

Hearsay, Pip Stocks

Skalata-backed feedback startup Hearsay is helping companies decipher what customers are really saying

- June 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Even if you think the customer may not always be right, it’s increasingly clear that people expect to be heard by the companies they buy from. That’s where tech startup Hearsay comes into play. Marketer and customer experience expert Pip Stocks founded the venture to create a more structured and scientific approach to customer feedback… Read more »


Paul Little’s seed round fund, Skalata Ventures, has made its first investments, including F1 engineers using driving simulators to make roads safer

- June 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

Skalata Ventures chairman Paul Little with the fund’s COO Maxine Lee and CEO Rohan Workman Melbourne billionaire Paul Little’s new seed investment firm, Skalata Ventures, has revealed the first 10 of the 60 startups it plans to invest in over the next three years. The former Toll Holdings boss set up the fund this year… Read more »