Our team are global startup, investors and business growth experts who are acknowledged as some of Australia’s most experienced entrepreneurs, advisors and investors.
Founder & Managing Partner
Llew is a leading Australian serial startup entrepreneur and investor that has foundered and exited to ASX entities over his 24 year investing, digital and marketing career.
Between 2006 and 2016, Llew was the Founder and Managing Director of The Reload Group, one of Australia’s largest digital & eCommerce marketing agencies. Llew built the Reload business to 85+ staff and 300 clients located in offices throughout Brisbane, London and Manila. From 2016 to 2022 as Chair, he oversaw the global governance function and Reload’s sale to Hardie Grant Media.
From 1999 to 2006 Llew was co-Founder of leading Queensland web, eCommerce and digital agency Alfresco, that was sold to a consortium led by the ASX listed STW Group.
Llew is the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) for the Bentleys Carefactor Aged Care Tech Global Accelerator and is the former EiR for the Muru-D Accelerator and Activate+ programs at River City Labs.
Llew is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), holds a BA from the ANU, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders (FIML).
Portfolio company board positions:YouPay Chair of the Board and Non Executive Director, VAPAR Board Observer
Heath is a Partner at Bentleys Qld responsible for advising high growth clients, private family enterprise, multinational corporations, Government, Banks, Churches and healthcare institutions. Through this role Heath advises several Boards of Multi-Billion dollar organisations, Chairs a number of Advisory Councils and Family Councils, and works with high growth business owners around their scale up and commercialisations activities.
Heath is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia, New Zealand, and Responsible Manager (RM), Board and Investment Committee member for Bentleys full and unrestricted Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL).
Heath is a well regarded and long standing active early stage investor (angel, seed and venture capital) and later stage private equity investor. Heath is also a CSIRO ON mentor, Brisbane Angels Member and a QLD Government Mentoring 4 Growth mentor. Heath’s interests are particularly focused on the technology transfer from research institutions into commercial business outcomes.
Portfolio company board positions:Hayylo Non Executive Director
Principal of LJ Hooker Commercial Brisbane and Brisbane City Residential, Ben’s expertise in the city’s property industry extends back 30 years. An influential member of the LJ Hooker brand, he is one of only a handful of Brisbane-based business owners elected to represent the national network through its Advisory Group and it’s Franchise Owners Council.
Qualified in Property Valuation from the University of Queensland, Ben is a second-generation property specialist who has worked in every facet of the property industry.
As the joint Principal of LJ Hooker’s Brisbane City Commercial and Residential Brisbane agencies, Ben oversees the management of client investment portfolios which extend from inner-city apartments to warehouses and greenfield corridors across an integrated team.
His reputation for premium results has built long-serving relationships with private and publicly-listed entities including Evans Harch, Winning Appliances, The Distributors, Delfin, Stockland, Australand, GraysOnline, Toll, The Gorman Group, Woolworths, Birite, Caltex and 7-11.
Georgia leads Sprint’s operations, compliance and human resources.
With a career spanning Westpac, Deloitte, General Electric, Nomura and family offices, Georgia is an experienced and analytica0l06 finance, risk and operations leader across international companies, and an advocate for thriving, inclusive workplaces.
“I was drawn to Sprint’s vision of building a better future through conscious, intelligent investment,” shares Georgia. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to shape how Sprint grows by creating a workplace that attracts exceptional talent and nurturing impactful relationships with our investors and portfolio companies.”
At Sprint, Tristan supports all aspects of the deal flow process, from origination to reviewing investment proposals and opportunities. He also works closely with our portfolio companies in helping them solve their most important issues.
Tristan is a recent graduate of the University Queensland with degrees in Commerce and Laws (honours), and a major in Finance. He has over three years working experience as a Paralegal at Thomson Geer and was previously an Investment Analyst in UQ’s Student Managed Investment Fund. Tristan is highly passionate about the Australian start-up ecosystem and loves all things technology.
His commitment to the start-up community led him to win the King & Wood Mallesons’ Transform Law Competition in 2020, a LegalTech hackathon with a grand prize of $10,000. With a diverse skillset and unconstrained curiosity, Tristan builds upon the quality of Sprint’s investment portfolio and helps empower our portfolio companies.