Welcome to the Salter Brothers Tech Fund, where we offer a unique wholesale equity opportunity tailored specifically for the technology sector. Our proven, focused strategy will ensure a path to success.

Why choose Salter Brothers?

For over six years, Salter Brothers has stood at the forefront of Australia’s alternative investment management landscape, delivering exclusive opportunities to high net worth and institutional investors seeking enduring value.

As the world evolves, we remain committed to staying ahead of the curve, safeguarding our investments and those of our partners.
This commitment led to the creation of the Salter Brothers Tech Fund, aimed at providing our partners with reliable means to diversify and de-risk their investment portfolios, mirroring our own successful strategies.

About the Fund

The Salter Brothers Tech Fund identifies and invests in leading, innovative technology companies in Australia and New Zealand that harness emerging technology.

Our ambition extends beyond capital investment. We also strive to create unique value by granting access to world-class talent and expertise on demand in these dynamic landscapes.

Our core focus areas align directly with our demonstrated expertise and represent some of the most significant drivers of growth within the tech sector:

fintech

FinTech

proptech

PropTech

enterprise software

Enterprise Software

healthtech

Medical/Health & Sports Tech

telecommunications

Telecommunications

We take pride in:

  • A world-class team that prioritises investments in high-quality, growth-oriented businesses.
  • Heavily investing in nurturing relationships and creating access to world-class advisory boards with specific domain expertise through our global network.
  • A rigorous diligence process that emphasizes a customer-centric approach and leverages data-driven insights for replicable results.

Key Terms


  • Managed Investment Unit Trust (Wholesale only)
  • Target Fund Size: A$50M
  • Target Gross IRR: 15% (5 Year Term)
  • Launches Oct 2023
  • Minimum Investment A$50,000

Investment Team: Fostering Success Through Expertise and Collaboration

At Salter Brothers, we firmly believe that the most valuable investment is in the teams we assemble and the comprehensive ecosystems we cultivate for all stakeholders involved.

Our commitment to excellence is evident in the meticulous curation of an outstanding team of investment professionals. Drawing from diverse backgrounds of over 60 years of collective experience across both the investment and corporate spheres, we bring a wealth of knowledge and a wide range of skills to the table.

Recognising that success requires a collaborative effort, we understand that it takes more than a single team to deliver on our promise to investors.

To this end, we’ve established a high-profile Advisory Board, comprised of individuals with a proven operational track record in each of our targeted sub-sectors. Their expertise serves as an invaluable resource, offering cutting-edge insights and guidance to the opportunities we pursue.

Backed by Salter Brothers’ robust operational platform and extensive resources, we are equipped with the execution capabilities necessary to turn potential into profit.

Investment Committee

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Gregg Taylor
Investment Director
Full bio

Gregg has 25 years of international business experience across capital markets, advisory, technology, sport and construction. He is highly entrepreneurial and has founded and led various businesses across each of these sectors. Gregg was Founding Director, Chief Investment Officer and Listed Equity Portfolio Manager of Bombora Investment Management for four years. He established the business, processes, managed the operations and designed and ran their unique investment strategy applying active management to a concentrated portfolio of private and public emerging growth companies.

Prior to Bombora Investment Management, Gregg’s other investment experience includes roles at Blue Ocean Equities, Schroders Investment Management, Bridges Financial Services and Wilson HTM.

Gregg is also an experienced ASX Director across multiple sectors holding roles including Non-Executive Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Head of Audit & Risk Committee and Head of Remuneration & Nominations Committee

Gregg holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Finance from the University of Wollongong and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Hayley Evans
Investment Committee
Full bio

Experience: 20+ years

Hayley has a proven track record of establishing and growing companies in domestic and international markets. With expertise in strategic growth, business optimisation, technology, and performance marketing, she has delivered substantial bottom-line growth and sustainable year on year growth for companies ranging from early stage start up to Fortune 500’s. She is highly active in the emerging tech and impact space and advises leadership teams and boards on how to implement tech enabled community led growth strategies into their business execution plans.
Hayley has experience operating as a Portfolio Director and Board Member of a global investment fund (Tavistock) that comprised of a trading operation and a portfolio of public investments and private companies. During her role, Hayley has created a luxury beef brand with AACo (ASX: AAC) and implemented a tech enabled business operational roadmap. In addition, she built and scaled the groups tech portfolio that delivers a seamless service across the data chain and leverages organisations own data to gain competitive advantage.

Prior to this Hayley founded a Web3 Tech business which uses the utility of emerging technologies to create token gated memberships resulting in new revenue streams and demographics for impact led organisations. She has also held advisory, investment committee and Board roles in organisations specialising in sports, impact and tech including LeAD Sports, Her Capital by Hatch, Slocoach, Kintotek, Atlas Labs and Nurolux.

Hayley Evans is deeply passionate about advancing female founder inclusion and in 2022 established Women Making Waves. Women Making Waves exists to bring together a community of women and women supporters to leverage Web3 technology to fund and exports reform who have proven success in tactically transforming women’s rights laws across the USA and Australia. Hayley is the Chair of YPO Sydney Australia, YPO ANZ Regional Board member for learning and gender and Vice Chair of the YPO Global Impact Council Network PAN.

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Robert Salter
Director
Full bio

Robert is a Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Salter Brothers and has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

Prior to co-founding Salter Brothers, Robert was a Senior Investment Advisor at Macquarie Bank Limited. He provided investment advice to high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals in the Asia Pacific region, encompassing asset allocation, structuring and investment selection. Before this, he held similar roles as a Director with UBS Wealth Management and also at Merrill Lynch Private. Prior to his career as an investment advisor, Robert worked overseas, principally in Switzerland, as the Deals Desk Head for the Metals and Minerals Division of Trafigura Beheer BV, a physical commodity trader. Robert was responsible for the management of the Global Derivatives book encompassing both the hedging of physical price risk and all proprietary trading activities.

Robert is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne), is PS146 Accredited and was an Accredited Derivatives Advisor Levels 1 & 2 with Macquarie Equities.

Investment Team

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Gregg Taylor
Investment Director
Full bio

Gregg has 25 years of international business experience across capital markets, advisory, technology, sport and construction. He is highly entrepreneurial and has founded and led various businesses across each of these sectors. Gregg was Founding Director, Chief Investment Officer and Listed Equity Portfolio Manager of Bombora Investment Management for four years. He established the business, processes, managed the operations and designed and ran their unique investment strategy applying active management to a concentrated portfolio of private and public emerging growth companies.

Prior to Bombora Investment Management, Gregg’s other investment experience includes roles at Blue Ocean Equities, Schroders Investment Management, Bridges Financial Services and Wilson HTM.

Gregg is also an experienced ASX Director across multiple sectors holding roles including Non-Executive Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Head of Audit & Risk Committee and Head of Remuneration & Nominations Committee

Gregg holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Finance from the University of Wollongong and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Tineyi Matanda
Investment Director
Full bio

Tineyi is the Investment Director for the private equity and venture capital funds, with over 17 years of global experience his role covers the investment origination, assessment, transaction execution and post investment and strategic management of operational companies.Tineyi is currently Non-Executive Director of various companies working closely with boards and senior management of portfolio companies to create value. His role also involves management of various stakeholders from management, board, investors to regulators.

Previously a Non-Executive Director of various other companies including AirService and ChefGood assisting the company with its national expansion strategy and securing growth capital. He has also been a board member of various non-for-profits across Multiculturalism and Diversity. Prior to working at Salter Brothers, Tineyi worked at PwC in middle markets merger & acquisitions, strategy and transaction services group. He started at PwC in the Financial Services Assurance, Risk and Audit Group spending time working in New York.

Tineyi holds a Bachelor of Finance, is a Chartered Accountant and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

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Advait Joshi
Senior Analyst
Full bio

Before joining Salter Brothers, Advait worked with Gregg at Bombora Investment Management where he was an Investment Analyst for the Bombora Special Opportunities Growth Fund, working across both the listed and unlisted portfolios. Prior to this Advait worked for the UBS Investment Bank where he conducted due diligence and research on various Emerging Companies.

Advait holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Major) from the University of NSW.

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Francis Crossle
Analyst
Full bio

Francis is a 3rd year student at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance with sub-majors of Economics & Accounting in Practice. He will support the team with company research and financial modelling.

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Keegan Cuolahan
Analyst
Full bio

Keegan joined Salter Brothers in the Operations team in the role of Investment Operations Analyst. He has recently transitioned into our Equities team in an analyst role researching listed and unlisted companies.

Prior to Salter Brothers, Keegan was working at Maddocks Lawyers as a Client Services Administrator, where he gained experience in trust funds including administration, adhering to regulations, reconciliations and handling internal and external client requests. Prior to that Keegan gained customer service, finance and administration experience in banking and financial services.

Keegan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and recently completed a Masters in International Finance.

Industry Specialists

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Stephen Benton
Advisory Panel – Fintech and Payments
Full bio

Experience: 30+ years

In CEO and non-executive director roles Stephen has broad experience driving business strategy, cultural and digital transformation and embracing disruption, with 30 years of success building competitively differentiated businesses that deliver and exceed financial, strategic and customer goals.

Demonstrated across public, private, mature, start-up and PE environments, Big-4 and International banks and ambitious challenger brands, he has launched and reimagined financial and payment product and service offerings that achieve market leadership, often with first or early mover advantage.

Stephen was most recently CEO and managing director of EFTPOS for 4 years in a transformative role self-initiating the FinTech’s strategic reset and digitisation to drive growth via e-commerce and create sustainable differentiation from competitors, delivering a tripling of revenue to $170m.

He has also been a non-executive director of Bancorp Collection Services, Bankcard Ltd, Alliance and Connect ID. Prior to this Stephen worked at Westpac and Bankwest in various senior roles. Underpinning of achievements has been to meet customer needs, enable richer digital experiences, use enriched data, understand core commercial levers and drive marketing effectiveness (B2B and B2C) while setting the vision for purpose-driven cultures and high performing teams.

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Paul O’Neile
Industry Specialist – Telecommunications & Software
Full bio

Experience: 35+ years

Paul is an experienced CEO and company Director with a demonstrable history of leadership and delivery.

Paul’s experience includes start-up organisations and multinational companies in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Asia and the United States. Paul has 35 years of direct experience in telecommunications, information technology and professional sport and his open-minded and inclusive approach equips him to lead in developing businesses to deliver profitable growth.

Paul was most recently Founding CEO of Numobile, a subsidiary of Macquarie Bank. Prior to this Paul was CEO and Board member of Boost Mobile, a company he co-founded in Australia, New Zealand and the United States. Paul has also served as a Board Director and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee for the Cronulla Sharks group of companies, Paul was a co-Founder of Belong and held senior positions at Optus and IBM. Paul currently serves as Chairman of Inkk Mobile in Fiji, a company he founded in 2007.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and has studied at INSEAD in Fontainbleau, France.

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Hayley Evans
Investment Committee
Full bio

Experience: 20+ years

Hayley has a proven track record of establishing and growing companies in domestic and international markets. With expertise in strategic growth, business optimisation, technology, and performance marketing, she has delivered substantial bottom-line growth and sustainable year on year growth for companies ranging from early stage start up to Fortune 500’s. She is highly active in the emerging tech and impact space and advises leadership teams and boards on how to implement tech enabled community led growth strategies into their business execution plans.
Hayley has experience operating as a Portfolio Director and Board Member of a global investment fund (Tavistock) that comprised of a trading operation and a portfolio of public investments and private companies. During her role, Hayley has created a luxury beef brand with AACo (ASX: AAC) and implemented a tech enabled business operational roadmap. In addition, she built and scaled the groups tech portfolio that delivers a seamless service across the data chain and leverages organisations own data to gain competitive advantage.

Prior to this Hayley founded a Web3 Tech business which uses the utility of emerging technologies to create token gated memberships resulting in new revenue streams and demographics for impact led organisations. She has also held advisory, investment committee and Board roles in organisations specialising in sports, impact and tech including LeAD Sports, Her Capital by Hatch, Slocoach, Kintotek, Atlas Labs and Nurolux.

Hayley Evans is deeply passionate about advancing female founder inclusion and in 2022 established Women Making Waves. Women Making Waves exists to bring together a community of women and women supporters to leverage Web3 technology to fund and exports reform who have proven success in tactically transforming women’s rights laws across the USA and Australia. Hayley is the Chair of YPO Sydney Australia, YPO ANZ Regional Board member for learning and gender and Vice Chair of the YPO Global Impact Council Network PAN.

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Dominic O’Hanlon
Industry Specialist – Enterprise Software (SaaS and PaaS)
Full bio

Experience: 30+ years

Dominic is an experienced CEO, Chair, and Director of ASX-listed, multinational, and smaller private technology companies with a focus on strategy, go-to-market execution, M&A and exit management. Dominic spent 7 years as CEO of rhipe (RHP.AX) during which time he built Microsoft’s largest cloud distributor in the APAC region with offices in Australia, NZ, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, The Philippines, Japan and South Korea. Dominic sold rhipe to Norwegian based Crayon for $400M+ in November 2021. Prior to rhipe, Dominic has been CEO of multiple other technology companies which he built and took to exit including Haley (sold to Oracle for a record revenue multiple in 2008), TouchPoint (sold to NASDAQ listed Geac in 2001) and as ANZ Managing Director of Geac (sold to Infor for $1B+ in 2006). Dominic also served as Chief Strategy Officer of MYOB (sold to Bain Capital for $1B+ in 2011).

During his career Dominic has had roles in almost all areas of technology development, ranging from system architecture, programming, support, and professional services through to sales, marketing, channel management, and executive leadership. Dominic’s industry experience includes Financial Services, Real Estate, Public Sector, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Distribution and SME business software.

Over the past decade Dominic has had his own angel investment business and has served as a Board member, adviser, and consultant to a number of emerging and established technology companies in Australia and beyond.

Dominic’s is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), holds a BE(Econ) Hons I from the University of Sydney, and graduated from the Columbia Senior Executive (CSEP) program at Columbia University, New York, USA.

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Jordan Grives
Industry Specialist – Telecommunications
Full bio

Jordan is a Brisbane based serial entrepreneur and active investor. His first company Fonebox was acquired at the age of 27 for ~$30M by Nasdaq-listed J2 Global.

Shortly after this, his latest venture Fone Dynamics was acquired by Uniti Group Ltd in a 100% scrip deal. Jordan joined the Executive Leadership team and became a significant shareholder. Uniti became one of Australia’s fastest-growing listed companies and was acquired in late 2022 by Morrison-Brookfield Group for ~$3.6bn.

Jordan set up his family office Capital J Investments, which invests in a wide range of traditional and alternative assets, including venture capital and private equity. Jordan primarily seeks investments where he can take an active role, through mentorship and industry connections.

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David Jakic
Industry Specialist – Enterprise Software (SaaS and PaaS)
Full bio

David’s passion is solving business problems by developing and executing strategy. Currently, he holds dual roles as CEO at Liively and Managing Director of APAC for HQWS, both global companies, where he collaborate closely with business leaders and management teams to design and implement improvement solutions that drive organisational growth on a global scale.

Leveraging his experiences, which include successful exits from such companies as Clover3, Bluecrown Care and Blackstar Partners, he specialises in enhancing key fundamental business drivers such as minimizing and managing risks, conducting commercial due diligence, optimising supply chains, and improving operational efficiencies and effectiveness. David aims to empower organisations to achieve their growth objectives through strategic innovation and meticulous execution.

Why Tech in Australia and New Zealand?


Australia's tech industry, having grown over 80% in five years, now stands as the third-largest sector. With its strategic location, government support, and access to emerging markets, it's poised for success. The Salter Brothers Tech Fund not only offers capital but also fosters value creation in this dynamic landscape.