About Us

Whether you have an established business or simply a great idea, SV is here to assist you on your venture journey.

Who are we?

Brisbane Strategy Ventures (SV) is a venture studio, located in South Bank, the cultural heart of Brisbane, Australia. 


As a corporate venture studio we help incubate companies, from concept to creation, pre-seed to Seed and Seed to A. Our team specializes in taking a deep dive into the research, patterning successful ventures and leveraging the global venture ecosystem, all to build the framework for commercialization with a laser focus. We provide a comprehensive suite of services, including business and technical consulting, product design, development, prototyping, and launch. 


Our goal is to help start-ups rapidly develop their ideas and bring them to market. Our focus is B2B enterprise as a functional partner. Most of the companies that we work with have a focus on technology commercialization: robotics, AI applications, telecommunications, software, mining technology, agricultural technology, and financial technology.

Meet the Team

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

The team brings some great experience in venture. Bipin Manuel, the Managing Director, has worked within start-ups, early stage and growth and as an operating manager, entrepreneur, and as counsel. Bipin’s work with deep tech ventures includes robotics, AI, communications, and energy. He has experience within impact, real estate and infrastructure projects. Bipin has a Finance BBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southern Methodist University. He is admitted in New York, Connecticut, Texas and is registered as an Australian Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Queensland Law Society.

Lisa Lombardi is a practicing corporate lawyer in both the US and Australia. She has years of experience working with various stages of venture funded companies and currently serves as counsel to several venture funded startups.

Cormac Doyle, is an Associate, having recently worked on multiple agricultural technology ventures a manufacturing venture and multiple software ventures, one of which was a corporate spin-out, dealing primarily with communications in remote agriculture.

Our analysts are from varied backgrounds and we have advisors with both industry backgrounds and deep technical knowledge and expertise in each of the sectors that we work within.


Managing Director

Bipin Manuel



Lisa Lombardi



Cormac Doyle



Cole Suter



Nick Miller


Intern Analyst

Stefanie Stan


Research and Admin

Franca Paterson


Bhanu Sud


Elliot Duff


Gary Morgan


Rakshit Kejriwal


John Tsoucalas


Luke Nesci