EY & YBF are excited to bring to you a special masterclass session to help you assess whether your company is investor ready for the new investor tax incentives.
Dragan Misic is a Tax Director at EY specialising in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital and innovation with over 16 years of experience. He was closely involved with the Government in the development of the new start-up investor tax incentives.
He leads EY Oceania's:
1) Private equity and alternative asset fund formation group;
2) Venture Capital & Innovation Tax group; and
3) Technology, Media and Telecommunications M&A group.
- What are the new tax incentives that are available for investors in start-up companies (Early Stage Innovation Companies & Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships)
- What you should be doing if raising funds to determine eligibility for the tax incentives
- Common tips and traps for investees and investors
Vendor since 2012
The York Butter Factory is the co-working space for Melbourne’s high-potential early-stage technology entrepreneurs.
Established in 2011 inside an 1850s heritage-listed space, York Butter Factory is home to upstarts with bold, global ambitions and clear intentions to change the world.
Named after the original 1855 building, the York Butter Factory is situated on King Street at the base of the Rialto. This brilliant bluestone warehouse is the ultimate juxtaposition of old and new, building tech startups out of one Melbourne’s oldest structures. The 577sqm space is across two floors and has an open plan coworking space, informal collaborative area, meeting rooms, an industrial fridge and room for up to 60 entrepreneurs.
Opening its doors in October 2011, it has established itself at the center of a rapidly growing startup ecosystem in Melbourne. York Butter Factory was co-founded by the partners of Adventure Capital, who run their VC fund out of the space.
YBF already hosts nearly 50 startups largely in the Consumer Internet space. Opportunities to access funding is through its owners’ tech-focused VC fund as well as seed funding provided directly to deserving startups and via the Aurelius Digital angel investment network. There is a culture of collaboration, resource sharing and tough love. Tenants are curated with a view to fill the space with high-potential digital media and web 2.0 startups with a global ambition.
The vision is to become the central hub of the Australian tech startup ecosystem.