Startup Victoria CEO Lars Lindstrom resigns

Startup Victoria CEO Lars Lindstrom has resigned from the organisation to become CEO of ReadCloud. Lindstrom is chairman and co-founder of ReadCloud, which recently closed a Series A funding round.

Looking back on 2014 at Startup Victoria, Lindstrom said the highlights were.

  • The Above All Human conference, with 600 attendees and world class speakers.
  • Continued growth in the monthly Lean Startup Melbourne meetups.
  • Continued growth in individual members for Startup Victoria.
  • Co-founder dinners aimed at building relationships amongst practising founders and members-only events featuring luminaries like Dave McClure.


Startup Victoria co-founder and chair Leni Mayo praised Lindstrom for his work with Startup Victoria.


“Naturally we’re excited for Lars to take this fantastic opportunity with ReadCloud and we wish him every success,” Mayo says.


“We’re grateful for his contribution to Startup Victoria and the startup ecosystem and look forward to his continued involvement.”

Scott Handsaker, director and co-founder of Startup Victoria will take on the role of acting CEO.

Startup Victoria will be recruiting for a new CEO.  Interested candidates should email

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