Niki Scevak is a co-founder and Managing Director of Blackbird Ventures, an Australian venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology startups. Blackbird Ventures has invested in companies such as Canva, SafetyCulture, and Prospa. Scevak has over 15 years of experience in the startup industry and is a mentor and advisor to several startups.
Niki Scevak is also the co-founder of Startmate, an Australian startup accelerator program that helps early-stage startups to develop and grow their businesses. The program provides mentoring, resources, and funding to participating startups and has helped launch companies such as Canva, Prospa, and SafetyCulture. Startmate runs an annual accelerator program and offers a Pre-Accelerator program and an Alumni Program to support startups at different stages of their development.