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Aura Ventures (the Venture Capital arm of Aura Group) is pleased to host its inaugural panel discussion and networking event, ‘On the doorstep of Asia’. The diverse panel of Guest Speakers (below) will cover a range of topics including: the current Venture Capital landscape in Australia, what it takes to build a global business and why it’s important for Australian start-ups to leverage their proximity to Asia.

There will be an opportunity for networking and to meet the panel members over drinks and light refreshments following the panel discussion.

We hope to see you there! Please feel free to reach out with any questions to


DATE: Thursday 19th September 2019

TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LOCATION: Fishburners, Level 2, 11 York St, Sydney NSW 2000


Guest Speakers

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Paul Harapin – VP & GM, Asia Pacific, DOMO

Paul is the VP & GM of Domo in Asia Pacific, leveraging 30-years of experience in building high-growth enterprise businesses across the region.

Domo is a fully mobile, cloud-based operating platform that brings together people, data and systems into one place for a digitally-connected business. Domo is listed on the NASDAQ with a +$700m market cap and is used by MNC’s.


Adam Schwab – Founder, LuxGroup

Adam is an author, business commentator and award-winning entrepreneur.

Adam founded LuxGroup in 2010 and has built it into one of Australia’s leading eCommerce groups. Lux Group operates several websites with over 6 million subscribers to their websites and more than 400 staff globally.


Rob Hango-Zada – Founder, Shippit

Rob is a Co-Founder & Co-CEO of the fast-growing shipping platform Shippit and leads the business' strategy and marketing efforts.

Shippit is an innovative shipping platform that takes the guesswork and thinking out of delivery – saving retailers time, money and most importantly, keeping their customers happy. Shippit has processed over 17.5m orders and has key enterprise clients including; Sephora, Cotton On, UNIQLO and Kathmandu.


Eric Chan – Founder and General Partner, Aura Ventures

Eric is the Founder and General Partner of Aura Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm dedicated to investing in ambitious entrepreneurs to define and dominate a new generation of commerce.

In addition to founding Aura Ventures, Eric is a co-founder of Aura Group, an Asia Pacific focused financial services business, specializing in tailored wealth management solutions to clients, including funds management and corporate advisory.


Fishburners, Level 2, 11 York St, Sydney NSW 2000



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