Office hours with Sprint

Sprint Office Hours are 30 min 1:1 sessions that pair Founders with members of our investment and leadership team.

Sprint Office Hours are designed to give you feedback fast. Brainstorm a specific problem, get general feedback and broach the topics you don’t want to ask your team with Sprint’s experienced operators and advisors. View the topics most frequently covered for more info.

Who can book Sprint Office Hours?

Exclusively for Founders of tech Australian tech startups at Pre-seed, Seed and pre-Series B stages. 

You don’t have to be a Sprint Portfolio company to book. 

For startups with multiple Founders, please limit to one or two per session so we have time to spend on the details.

Where are Sprint Office Hours held?

Virtually for any Founder outside of Brisbane, Qld. Onsite at Sprint HQ if you’re in Brisbane and prefer face-to-face.

How many sessions can I book?

If you have already booked an Office Hours session with Sprint, please ensure there’s a 3 month gap between your next booking request.

Can I use Office Hours to Pitch?

No. We’re always on the lookout for extraordinary ideas and great Founders. If you’re ready to formally pitch to Sprint’s Investment Committee, apply here.

Get the most from your office hours

Come prepared. These are short, sharp sessions – so be sure to focus on what’s important to you as a Founder. We find that Founders who focus on one or two of their biggest challenges unlock the most value.

Frequently explored topics include:

  • Pitch preparation
  • Fundraising advice
  • Lean Canvas / Business Model reviews
  • Go-to-market and growth strategies
  • Maturing your product – from MVP to iterative delivery and beyond
  • Building your A Team & evolving as a leader
  • Nurturing your startup culture as you grow
  • Building great relationships with Investors
  • Strategic partnerships and winning ecosystems

Select a Sprint advisor to connect with below.

Meet your
Sprint Advisors

Llew Jury

Executive Chairman & Founder at Sprint

Investor, founder and advisor, Llew is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Sprint. A leading serial entrepreneur, Llew previously founded digital marketing agencies Alfresco which exited to ASX listed STW Group, and Reload where he also served as Chairman prior to its sale to Hardie Grant Media. Llew was the Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) for the RCL Muru-D Accelerator and Activate+ programs, is the EiR for the Bentleys Carefactor Aged Care Tech Accelerator.

Talk to Llew about capital raising, scaling up, marketing for growth, customer journeys and team building.

Georgia Barkell

Managing Partner

Chartered accountant with international experience in banking and professional services, Georgia is the Chief Operating Officer at Sprint. Her remit spans Finance, Risk, Compliance, Legal, HR and IT. She has worked for Deloitte, General Electric, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Westpac and Nomura. Georgia has a passion for disseminating complex business concepts and helping startups shape their finance and operations.

Talk to Georgia about understanding financial statements, managing liquidity, preparing cashflow forecasts, founder finance, and strategic hiring.