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Primary Role
Head of PR @
Investments
5 Investments in 3 Companies
Born:
January 19, 1976
Gender:
Male
Location:
Melbourne
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Paul is an internationally experienced marketer, with local market knowledge built up through years spent in Silicon Valley, Europe and Australia.

He is founder and managing partner of Rampersand, an Australian early growth stage tech fund, and principal of House Communications, a boutique PR and communications firm based in Silicon Valley and Australia.

Specializing in messaging, positioning and public relations, Paul has helped develop some of the most successful technology startups, as well as blue chip enterprises. Now focused exclusively on growth-stage companies, Paul takes responsibility for developing and delivering innovative, disruptive communications programs that drive operational success as well as creation of business value.

With more than 15 years in technology PR and advertising, Paul has become a specialist in position and communication for startups in Silicon Valley, Israel and Australia. Following nearly a decade in advertising and PR agencies, Paul was VP Global Marketing at Jajah (acquired by Telefonica), head of PR for Snaptu (acquired by Facebook), head of communications for Amobee (acquired by Singtel), Asia Pacific PR Manager for Responsys (NASDAQ: MKTG), head of PR for TokBox (acquired by Telefónica) and now provides PR strategy and execution to a range of early and growth stage startups.

Paul has worked in the United States (Silicon Valley), Europe (London, UK) as well as his native Australia, so has global contacts within the media and analyst communities and an acute understanding of the requirements of building a global brand.

Jobs (6)

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Current

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

May 1, 2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Head of PR

Apr, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
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PR & Communications
Apr, 2010
Apr, 2011
Head of PR
Mar, 2010
Mar, 2011
Head of communications
Jun, 2006
Dec, 2009
VP Global Marketing

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Investments (5)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$10M / Series A
Feb, 2016$7.1M / Series A
Jun, 2015$2M / Seed
Oct, 2014$2M / Seed (Lead)
Jun, 2014$2M / Seed

Education (1)

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