We back pioneers who share our vision for a better tomorrow

Who we are

We’re a fifth generation Australian family business investing in the next generation of pioneers.

Our Impact Vision

A culturally rich, inclusive, healthy and sustainable world

Pioneering Change

Partnering with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and courageous pioneers

Vibrant
culture

Advocating for and supporting the arts, music, sport, entertainment and culture

Everyone welcome

Supporting, practicing and advocating for diversity, equality and inclusion

Healthy thriving world

Supporting and practicing environmental sustainability, mental health and wellbeing

Pioneering Change

Partnering with purpose-driven entrepreneurs and courageous pioneers

Vibrant culture

Advocating for and supporting the arts, music, sport, entertainment and culture

Everyone welcome

Supporting, practicing and advocating for diversity, equality and inclusion

Healthy thriving world

Supporting and practicing environmental sustainability, mental health and wellbeing

How we partner for Impact

Our impact spans venture capital investing, philanthropy, advocacy, responsible investment and more

Impact Ventures

Investing in venture companies with impact across four theme areas: music, arts and entertainment, environmental sustainability, mental-health and wellbeing and equality.

The Tony Foundation

Granting to philanthropic organisations that use music to improve life outcomes for young people. We also support our not-for-profits through advice, grants, loans and networks.

Responsible Investment

Investing our foundation corpus responsibly through a range of ESG, negative and positive screens and impact investing.

Music Education

Advocating for a quality, ongoing and sequential music education for all Australian primary school children.

Our Portfolio Companies

Baymatob

Reimagining obstetrics to put both mother and baby at the centre of care

Pivot

Measuring what goes on in the classroom to improve mental health and wellbeing

ULUU

A carbon-negative plastic replacement made from seaweed

MGA Thermal

Stackable thermal energy bricks enabling the grid to transition to green energy during peak loads

Amber

An entirely new way to buy electricity, empowering Australians to drive demand for more renewables

Tixel

The ethical ticketing marketplace on a mission to get more fans to the events they love at a price that’s fair

Musoapp

A next generation booking platform connecting artists and hirers

Like Family

An online marketplace matching people in need with locals who care

Sendle

Sendle is Australia’s first 100% carbon neutral delivery service for small business and a certified B Corp

AirRobe

AirRobe keeps fashion out of landfill and empowers consumers and businesses to play a role in the circular fashion economy

Gridcognition

Gridcognition build powerful software to help all the players in the energy system navigate the transition to a decentralised and decarbonised future

News & Views

It’s the leaders, stupid.

By |April 27th, 2022|

In my experience, vulnerable leaders are usually eminently coachable leaders.  They listen, take advice and act on that advice when it’s appropriate to do so. 

The space between

By |April 13th, 2022|

We believe in having a healthy planet, with thriving minds enjoying a vibrant culture where everyone is welcome. We also know that each of these goals is inter-connected.

It’s the leaders, stupid.

By |April 27th, 2022|

In my experience, vulnerable leaders are usually eminently coachable leaders.  They listen, take advice and act on that advice when it’s appropriate to do so. 

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