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James Alexander

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Occupation: Facilitators & Experts

Co-founder of Galileo Ventures

James Alexander is on a mission to help more young Aussies become entrepreneurs.

James is the co-founder of Galileo Ventures, a seed fund and startup program dedicated to supporting the next generation of entrepreneurs across Australia. Prior to Galileo, James founded INCUBATE, now Australia’s largest student accelerator program, based at The University of Sydney.

Through INCUBATE, James has supported students to launch over 99 startups – creating innovations that include underwater robots to flying taxis – who have gone on to attract over $30 million in seed funding and create hundreds of jobs. In 2020, he joined us as Entrepreneur Facilitator for our Structuring for Success unit and to launch our Discovery Program.

James also teaches, blogs, tweets and in his spare time loves to collect new electronic music.