Stuart Richardson

Co-founder / York Butter Factory

Founder and Managing Partner of Adventure Capital, amongst Australia’s leading early-stage technology venture capital investment firms whose portfolio contains World, Asia and Australian leading companies.  He is the architect of the supercharged ecosystem surrounding Adventure Capital which provides global pathways to upstart Aussie entrepreneurs and the includes angel network Aurelius Digital, the iconic York Butter Factory curated co-working facility.

Experienced Executive and Entrepreneur with deep experience in creating, leading and guiding companies through periods of rapid growth and significant transformation leveraging technological and organisational change and has operated across both advanced and emerging economies particularly Australia, Asia, Middle East and North America.  Previously Stuart was an Officer in the Air Force and founded a multi-award winning consulting business which delivered high-stakes and complex capability solutions to the Defence and Intelligence sector.  He is a founding investor and board director of revolutionary technology companies Axiflux and 121cast, a founder of Equiem, and is Chairman of Peazie Social Media Group.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Management and Engineering Science (UNSW), Executive MBA (MGSM), and graduated from both the distinguished Australian Defence Force Academy and Stanford Executive Program.