Your bench strength, knowledge base & motivation when you need it.

We help you focus on answering essential business and product questions, develop the solutions that matter, and maximise your opportunity.

Our value as partners is framed by our experience in founding and building companies, advising founders and boards, and investing in great companies. Tempus Partners has an unrivalled ability to draw on a network of founders, industry leaders and executives to assist our partner companies.

Team

Alister Coleman

Partner

Alister is the founder and Managing Partner of Tempus Partners. He has over 14 years experience as an investor, founder and adviser to tech companies. He oversees Tempus Partners’ first fund, and a is director of Forever Network and Uptick. He co-founded ShippingEasy, a market-leading SaaS company acquired by Stamps.com (July 2016), previously led Strategy and M&A at Fairfax Digital, and began his career in dot-com era technology investment.

Conrad Yiu

Partner

Conrad is a Venture Partner with Tempus and has 20+ years experience in the tech sector as advisor, founder & investor. He is passionate about investing and building businesses. Conrad co-founded Temple & Webster Group (ASX:TPW), and is a Director of ParcelPoint & Fluent Retail. Previously he was Director of Strategy & Development for NewsCorp Australia acting as a director on numerous investments, he began his career at Arthur Andersen.

Andrew Larsen

Partner

Andrew is a Venture Partner with Tempus Partners, and an experienced founder and investor. He is a co-founder and Director of HealthEngine a leading healthtech company, a Director of Edtech company SEQTA Software, and an active investor in software and internet companies. Andrew is a Board Member of StartupAUS an industry body committed to developing the Australian startup ecosystem and Founded Perth’s first tech co-working space.

Connie Lee

Associate

Connie is an Investment Associate with Tempus Partners. She spent 5 years at Macquarie Capital, the investment arm of Macquarie Bank, engaged on principal investment with a focus on identifying, investing and supporting technology and growth-stage companies. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hon) and Commerce from University of Sydney, and is passionate about entrepreneurship and startups.

Operating Support

As early stage companies scale, functions become stretched under high-growth, placing pressure on founders and boards. While most of the big issues can be managed by founders and boards, founding teams often require specific support and advice at an operating level.

Tempus Partners brings together an experienced group of operating mentors to guide our founders, with real world experience from these companies:

Areas we can help

Mentoring

Leadership

Growth & Scaling

Product & Build

Infrastructure

Customer Acquisition

Sales & BD

Design

Operations

Accounting and Legal

Resourcing

M&A

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