Meet the Team

The EVP team comprises a diverse group of experienced investment and advisory professionals with deep networks and strong track records in the Australian startup sector. We work closely with our clients and portfolio companies, providing support through every stage of growth.

Meet the Team

The EVP team comprises a diverse group of experienced investment and advisory professionals with deep networks and strong track records in the Australian startup sector. We work closely with our clients and portfolio companies, providing support through every stage of growth.

Howard Leibman


Howard’s experience spans investment banking, corporate finance and general management.…

  

Daniel Szekely


Daniel started his career as a commercial lawyer specialising in transactional matters an…

  

Les Szekely


Les is an experienced lawyer, M&A adviser and startup investor. He spent almost 30 y…

  

Justin Lipman


Justin has a background in finance having spent time in investment banking, wealth manage…

  

The EVP Fund

EVP manages the Microequities Venture Capital Fund, a joint venture between Equity Venture Partners and Microequities Ltd, an established Australian funds management business. EVP is responsible for sourcing and managing investments for the Fund.

Our Portfolio

The principals of EVP have served as investors, directors or advisers across a broad portfolio of technology companies, ranging from pre-seed startups through to established global organisations.