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Practical approaches to working with startups presentation


This session covers:

  • when a start-up comes through the door
  • dealing with founders
  • technical challenges
  • creating better business models.

Author profile

Brian Ruddle
Brian is the Managing Director of the Impact Innovation Group Pty Ltd (IIG), leading a team of specialist innovation and technology commercialisation practitioners based in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and China. He has been involved in raising capital into five start-up companies, working with universities and corporates to commercialise technologies, technology scouting for multinationals, as well as the development of innovation management systems for medium-sized businesses through to multinationals. IIG has grown to become one of Australia’s leading innovation consultancies delivering specialist and practical advice required by high-growth companies either directly or in partnership with accountants, law firms and management consultants. Brian has experience across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, having undertaken projects in more than 15 countries in sectors such as health, education, mining, agriculture, finance, trade and water. In addition to his role at IIG, Brian holds part-time CEO roles for the venture capital-backed Nexgen Plants Pty Ltd (commercialising a plant virus resistance technology) and NeoRehab Pty Ltd (commercialising a telehealth software solution). He also sits on a number of boards and advisory boards for early-stage companies and larger corporates to assist in driving outcomes from innovation activities. - Current at 29 November 2017


This was presented at 2017 Queensland Tax Forum .

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