Kapitalized is an Australian advisory and execution partner that specialises in accelerating concepts and growing early stage ventures through strategy, financial and marketing expertise. We have extensive experience in developing innovation for corporates, identifying growth and new venture opportunities, helping investors undertake due diligence and growing and build businesses both as advisors and co-founders. We are based in Sydney, Australia however we work with businesses throughout Australia and globally.
We partner with entrepreneurs and micro/small cap corporates that want to innovate and disrupt and gain market share in their select industries.
We help entrepreneurs and innovators identify opportunities, build and launch businesses and accelerate ventures to raise capital and grow revenues.
We do this through our advisory and ‘advisory for equity’ model where we join you as a skilled partner to add specific skills to your team or project.
Kapitalized was founded by Ivan Mantelli, with 15yrs+ experience in Corporate Strategy, M&A, investment banking at leading Australian companies such as Fairfax Media, Salmat and ABN Amro. Additionally Ivan has launched startups in education, eCommerce and one of Australia’s first peer to peer to lending platforms.
With hands-on experience in building and launching startups, both self-funded and within corporate environments Ivan is able to navigate your venture and decompose challenges and define strategic pathways for growth, a pivot or simply a trade sale to a competitor