PASPALIS CORPORATION

Alex Farrugia

Alex Farrugia

Investment Manager

Alex Farrugia is the Darwin-based Investment Manager at Paspalis. With 8 years of expertise in corporate advising, Alex brings strategic insights and financial acumen to drive venture capital investments and support growth initiatives. Alex brings a wealth of expertise in supporting high-growth startups, spinouts, and scale-ups in the technology sector.

Alex joins Paspalis as the Investment Manager in Darwin, tasked with leading deal origination, due diligence, and execution for venture capital investment opportunities across the Northern Territory and Asia Pacific region. In addition to his role as Investment Manager, Alex serves as a Mentor at the Darwin Innovation Hub, actively contributing to Investment Readiness programs and fostering innovation within the entrepreneurial community.

With 8 years of experience as a corporate advisor, Alex brings a wealth of expertise in supporting high-growth startups, spinouts, and scale-ups in the technology sector. His diverse mandates include M&A transactions, capital raising, strategic advice, grants, tenders, business valuations, and financial modeling. This breadth of experience equips Alex with a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in navigating the investment landscape and driving strategic growth initiatives.

Alex’s role at Paspalis involves identifying and evaluating potential investment opportunities, conducting thorough due diligence, and executing deals that align with the company’s investment strategies. His strategic approach to deal origination and investment management ensures that Paspalis remains at the forefront of venture capital investments, supporting innovative businesses and driving economic growth in the region.

As a Mentor at the Darwin Innovation Hub, Alex plays a crucial role in supporting aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage companies. His active participation in Investment Readiness programs underscores his commitment to nurturing talent and fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Alex’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, and Master of Applied Finance from the University of Adelaide. This strong academic foundation, coupled with his practical experience in corporate advising, positions Alex as a trusted advisor and strategic partner for businesses seeking growth opportunities and strategic guidance.

Overall, Alex’s expertise in venture capital investments, coupled with his role as a Mentor at the Darwin Innovation Hub, reflects his commitment to driving innovation, supporting entrepreneurship, and contributing to the economic development of the Northern Territory and Asia Pacific region.