Matthew Macfarlane, Angel Investor

About Matthew Macfarlane, Angel Investor

Matt is an Angel investor, startup mentor and Co-founder and Investment Director at Yuuwa Capital, a Perth based $40m early stage venture capital fund launched in 2009. Matt has been both an investor and an entrepreneur in early stage tech startups; actively participating in the startup eco-system in Perth for over 12 years. Matt workshands-on with startup companies to assist in building teams, accelerating growth, achieving milestones and securing additional financing. He has judged for: the WA Innovator of the Year Awards, multiple Startup Weekends, the inaugural Unearthed Hackathon, Curtin's Commercial Innovation Awards, OzApps and the AIMWA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards. He ran the Curtin Accelerate program in 2016 and has mentored for: the Founder's Institute (Perth Chapter) since inception, the RAC SeedSpark corporate accelerator and the Amcom Upstart accelerator. Matt currently is also a director at Kanopy Pty Ltd and with Yuuwa investee companies: iCetana and Agworld. Matt has a particular interest in new technology investments including software as a service, web based enterprise offerings, ag-tech and mobile communications. Matt received his Bachelor of Commerce qualification at the University of Western Australia, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • Matthew Macfarlane, Angel Investor