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About Me

Austanco is a private investment fund that holds investments in real estates, games and early-stage startups with a massive transformative purpose (MTP). We are comfortable in investing early (angel/seed stage), yet we focus on scalable, capital-efficient technology startups. We believe in our founders, using our years of experience, expertise, execution excellence to accelerate their growth and launch them into global markets. 


You can find out more about our portfolio here.

Property Development Projects


NRAS Approved Residential Properties

  • Units 1,2,7,8/208 Wood Street, Warwick, Qld.

  • Currently available for sale


Commercial Office and Warehouse Space

  • 5/57 Township Drive, Burleigh Heads, Qld.

  • Currently leased


Commercial Office Space

  • 3/66 Appel Street, Surfers Paradise, Qld.

  • Currently leased


Commercial Space

  • Shop 9, Cnr Markeri Street & Robina Parkway, Robina Quays, Qld.

  • currently leased.


Private Equity Funding


EPIC is a venture fund company who invest in businesses who have a Massive Transformative Purpose, are aligned to the SDG Goals and have been rated against the Exponential Frameworks. These business owners are committed not to growth at all costs, but growth aligned with purpose. When you invest in an EPIC business you are not just investing capital, you are joining a community committed to shifting the world on its axis for the better.

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The journey of Gogotech began with the desire to use technology to assist people with reduced mobility in our families and in our community to overcome some of the challenges they face every day. They learned that electric wheelchairs are not only priced beyond the reach of all but the wealthy or well-insured, but are typically heavy, not portable, take a long time to recharge, have limited range, and lack advanced features. GOGOTECH was founded to help solve these problems.


ARP is a Biotechnology Company with a novel patented platform technology ‘Acteev’. Our lead product, a botanical topical has progressed to a Phase III multi-site osteo arthritis clinical trial in Australia, for the symptoms associated with osteoarthritis. A patent has been filed for in eleven global regions reflecting key markets.4Jointz® ( product is a Complementary Medicine with a formulation that is an evidenced based, synergistic blend of standardised, botanical extracts and a pharmaceutical grade compound formulated with penetration enhancers as a topical cream with no known side-effects.

The Quantum Power Limited Group of Companies is an Australian niche power business focussed on the production of energy from biogas. The Group is a developer, owner and operator of power stations generating electricity and co-generated heat primarily from biogas.The Group’s preferred model is to Build-Own-Operate the site, but is also able to provide turnkey services for the building and operating of on-site power stations for clients.

The group and its partners provides consulting and project management services the following key areas:

  • Covered anaerobic lagoon design, installation, lining and commissioning

  • Scrubbing systems, gas transportation and handling systems

  • Applications and approvals, including the requirements under the Carbon Farming Initiative

  • Biogas flaring systems

The Group is the authorised agent for the sale of purpose-built gas engines and diesel engines in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Quantum Power acquired by ASX: RNE ReNu Energy


Frelk Industries Pty Ltd, based in Queenslnd, is commercialising an innovative safety tool (the EzyGrind) for efficient pipe cutting by plumbers and other trades people. Frelk Industries Pty Ltd identified the need for a safer and more efficient solution,  other than the existing practice of using an angle grinder, for cutting pipes on worksites. The EzyGrind eliminates a high risk work practise, whilst also reducing labour costs and has global market application.

The Forest is an independent game currently in development for PC and Oculus Rift.

Environmental Engineering Group (EEG) Pty Ltd directors have over 20 years experience in commercial and domestic solar industry experience globally, the company has maintained a leading position in renewable energy technology.


EEG’s team exclusively assembles and distributes Westinghouse Solar branded modules for the international market. Westinghouse Solar state of the art technology is simplifying solar, maximizing efficiency and providing high quality PV modules for small, medium and large scale solar projects.

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Focus@Will is a neuroscience based subscription service that uses phase sequenced playlists of instrumental music designed to improve users’ productivity, in short its like ‘Spotify’ for your brain

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People in Enhanced Soceity are passionate about building amazing technology.  They are connected by their passion for technology that has an impact.  An impact for ther clients, for their community, and the planet. They know how to bring world class technology to life, and make it really useful and beautiful.  Their developers are experts in many technologies, including blockchain and machine learning. They work with strong projects to help drive commercialisation, leveraging our understanding of the blockchain industry.


PUML is a gym fitness activity engagement platform that incentivises members to get fit and stay fit. The more you visit, the more tokens you earn, which can be redeemed against a wide range of rewards. The PUML platform aims to reward members for being active and loyal.


Gust is a global SaaS funding platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments. Gust enables skilled entrepreneurs to collaborate with the smartest investors and angel investor networks by virtually supporting all aspects of the investment relationship, from initial pitch to successful exit. The SaaS funding platform is endorsed by the world's leading business angel and venture capital associations, and powers over 1,500 investment organizations in 150+ countries. More than 500,000 startups have already used the funding platform to connect and collaborate with over 45,000 investors. The company was founded in 2004 under the name Angelsoft and is privately held. Gust is based in New York, New York, with a European office in London, United Kingdom.


OpenExO is a Global Transformation Ecosystem helping organizations, institutions and people to transform and unlock abundance. The ExO Community is a global transformation playground where 500+ exponential thought leaders, innovation coaches, disruption specialists, startup founders and tech industry gurus gather to transform the world for a better future. This is part of the broader ExO Ecosystem which includes ExO entities, accelerators, incubators, tech companies and technology specialists (artificial intelligence, blockchain, augmented & virtual reality, 3D printing, biotechnology, robotics, drones and more).

Digitalization of the Cash Economy is the $50 trillion market opportunity! Much more than a payments provider, will utilize its tokenisation model to evolve the digital economy into the Intersection eConomy where the digital, mobile, social and physical worlds of commerce connect. The result is a crypto token with genuine, real world utility and adoptability.


YPB was founded by John Houston, a serial entrepreneur who having successfully built operated and sold businesses all over the world, envisioned that brands increasingly needed to protect against counterfeit and could use this as a unique way to connect to their customers, especially in regard to China where YPB was founded in 2011.

In 2014 YPB listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and in 2015 launched “Connect”, a platform facilitating brands to engage with their customers which we predict will become vital in a world where e-commerce and cross border trade is growing rapidly. In 2018 YPB acquired the global rights to the multi-patented Motif Micro smartphone readable technology which we believe can deliver “certainty of authenticity” to the world. YPB is now a global organisation with offices in Australia, China, Singapore, Thailand and USA.

They live and breathe three words – certainty of authenticity – a phrase that comes from our single-minded focus on delivering technology that consumers trust to prove what’s real in a world of fakes … and brands trust to create and maintain a unique bond with their customers.

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GrassAds is a Queensland based company that is expanding into the US and European markets using robotic technology to create advertising on grass. The company has developed and proven this patented robotic technology in the Australian market and it is now developing its international capability. GrassAds is introducing affordable creativity in grass advertising to an immense range of sporting events and venues, from corporate golf days to major stadiums. More cost efficient and stylized than traditional techniques, such technology has allowed NRL sponsors able to change logos weekly for the first time whilst being cost effective and offering unlimited options in size and creative content to its clients.

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