Stephen Hardy

Investment Committee Member & Director

  • Steve has over 40 years’ experience in the property and construction industry working on major projects and investments in Australia, the USA and South East Asia. Executive Director of Hindmarsh. He has been investing in venture capital opportunities for over 20 years. Steve is the CEO of Australian Capital Ventures, an early stage venture fund established by Hindmarsh, private investors and the ACT Government to promote Canberra business investment in venture and growth businesses in the ACT region. During that time, he has evaluated over 500 early stage investments, 17 investments made with four investee companies achieving stock exchange listing on either the ASX or the AIM in the UK.  Investments have ranged widely, from biotech to physical products to service companies to software developers.

  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (University of Sydney); MBA (University of Melbourne); Fellow of The Institution of Engineers, Australia

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