Ari is a founder and partner at Right Click Capital, a founder led firm investing in technology businesses that want to go global faster and have started their journey in Australia, New Zealand or South East Asia. Right Click Capital is the Australian member of Draper Venture Network, a global alliance of venture capital firms with over 600 portfolio companies around the world.
Ari has more than 20 years of founder and investor experience in technology-related businesses. Previously he was founder and CEO of iMega, an online media network with over 30 million visitors a month from around the world, acquired by ASX listed Enero Group in 2006. He was founder and CEO of Online Marketing Group (OMG) in 2008, Australia’s largest website network, acquired by Fairfax Media. He was founder of Spring.me, which grew to over 6 million members, acquired by a NASDAQ listed company in 2015.
Ari has been a mentor at YPO, Entrepreneurs Organisation and the Founder Institute. He regularly speaks on emerging technologies, scaling technology businesses and maximising value for founders. Ari holds a number of board and advisory roles. More info: linkedin.com/in/ariklinger