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HarrisonAI

Raising the standard of healthcare for millions of patients every day through clinical Al solutions

Fleet Space Technologies

Connecting the Internet of Things around the world through a massive fleet of small low-cost satellites

Halter

Leveraging artificial intelligence to create a future of farming that is more simple, ethical and sustainable

HarrisonAI

Raising the standard of healthcare for millions of patients every day through clinical Al solutions

Fleet Space Technologies

Connecting the Internet of Things around the world through a massive fleet of small low-cost satellites

Halter

Leveraging artificial intelligence to create a future of farming that is more simple, ethical and sustainable

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We believe that giant leaps forward ➢ are made by a passionate few, so we invest in founders, not sectors or stages. Our companies are united only by their ambition ❥ to tackle the world’s greatest problems, led by founders ★ who are doing their life’s work.

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Why Founders Choose Blackbird

We back wild hearts doing their life’s work and tackling the world’s greatest problems. Your idea could be anything from software to space, unified only by the biggest of ambitions. Here’s how we’ll help you succeed.

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Our whole team works for you, not just your lead investor. From specialist advice to 1:1 support and introductions, you can count on any Blackbird to lend a hand on your journey.

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We create products to get thousands more people to find their way into startups. From connecting you to board advisors to finding your next executive hire, we combine our ecosystem programs and 1:1 support to bring the best people into your orbit.

Helping you build your team
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Our community of founders come together with special programs, events and content. Get advice from the group in real-time, spend quality time together at our Founder Retreat, and join special programming tackling your thorniest questions.

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Canva founders Cameron Adams, Cliff Obrecht and Melanie Perkins

Mel was dedicated to democratising design long before it became Canva's mission. Prior to founding Canva, Mel taught design at university and founded a design business that allowed high school students, teachers and parents to collaborate to create high school yearbooks.

Melanie Perkins
Canva
Baraja founders Cibby Pulikkaseril and Federico Collarte

A seasoned engineer and technical leader, Cibby met his co-founder at Finisar designing and building lasers for the telecommunications industry. They saw Lidar’s potential and decided to create a new type of Lidar with no moving parts based upon the lessons they learnt.

Cibby Pulikkaseril
Baraja
Halter founder Craig Piggot

Craig grew up on a dairy farm in the Waikato district of NZ, seeing his parents work 100 hour weeks. After a mechanical engineering degree and stint at Rocket Lab, he founded Halter to unlock a new, more sustainable farm of the future.

Craig Piggott
Halter

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