Damien Petty

Founder & CEO

Damien is the founder and CEO of Fundsquire. He is driven by a desire to help start-ups scale- whether that be via Fundsquire’s products or through connecting other founders with resources and networks.

Damien founded Fundsquire in 2016 after noting a gap in the market for funding products for pre-revenue and early stage start-ups. He enjoys using technology to solve business challenges in new ways; both for Fundsquire and his customers. He brings to Fundsquire extensive funding experience through FIFO Capital and corporate finance experience with Deutsche Bank in London and AGL in Melbourne.

Outside of work Damien is a keen traveller, sports fan and wine collector. He could be the only person in Melbourne to own a wifi and app enabled bbq for cooking up a Sunday feast.

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The Team's Strengths

Damien's Top 4 Strengths

Part of our culture is working with and on our strengths together.

That’s why we work with a dedicated strengths coach to discover and improve our understanding of where we excel, how we can build on that, and how we complement the team.

Self-assurance strength
Maximizer Strength
Individualization Strength
Deliberative Strength

Our Team

Damien Petty

Founder & CEO

Rowan Gallagher

Managing Director – UK

Scott Spence

Managing Director – Canada

Lani Dykes

People & Culture

Alexandra Kaschuta

Global Marketing Manager

Terry Ng

Credit & Relationship Associate

Brendan Bennett

Head of Partnerships & Strategy

Kaine McNamara

Credit Analyst

Andrew Pankevicius

Product & Technology Advisor

Josh Poulton

Funding Analyst

Joel Thornton

Relationship Manager

James Baxter

Funding Administrator