Nick Crocker

What do you do at Blackbird?

I invest in Australia's most ambitious founders.

What did you do before Blackbird?

Music journalism, law, started a digital agency, started a music website, started a healthcare company and worked at Boxee, MyFitnessPal and Under Armour.

What do you believe that others do not?

That LeBron James would beat Michael Jordan 1:1.

What companies have you invested in?

nura, XY Sense, Shape Analytics (acqd), Morse Micro, Culture Amp, Applied, and Eucalyptus.

What projects have you led at Blackbird?

Startmate, and setting up our Melbourne office.

What ideas are you excited by right now?

Healthcare. D2C consumer brands. A better world of work.

Investment Notes: Bardee
Investment

We’ve invested in Bardee to reshape the global food system with insects.

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Year in Reflection: 2020
From Blackbird

2020 has been a milestone year for our team, our founders and our community. 

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Blackbird Principal AMA
Investment

Thank you for your thoughtful questions and for investing your time to learn more about Blackbird. We weren’t able to make it through the avalanche of excellent questions, so we’ve answered them here for you.

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Blackbird is hiring an Operating Partner
From Blackbird

Blackbird is hiring an Operating Partner to help our most ambitious late-stage companies reach their beautiful potential.

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Welcome, New Blackbirds
People & Culture

Meet the seven newest members of the Blackbird family, who have joined us for 2020 and beyond.

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Investment Notes: Eucalyptus
Investment

We were thrilled to invest in the Series A round, having led the company’s pre-seed round in January 2019, and seed round in October 2019. 

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Australian Startups Pave the Way
Leadership

Today 52 Australian-founder companies started since 2011 represent a combined EV of more than $30B.

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Year in Reflection: 2018
From Blackbird

From expanding our team, to mentoring in caves and seed investments, 2018 was a profound year.

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Investment Notes: Applied
Investment

We have led the seed round for hiring platform company, Applied. 

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Blackbird Melbourne is Open for Business
From Blackbird

We’re so excited to let you know we’ve opened our Melbourne headquarters on Gertrude St in Fitzroy.

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Looking Forward: 2017
From Blackbird

What we are looking for in founders and companies in 2017.

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What Blackbird Looks For in Founders
Investment

We've found certain traits that distinguish the best founders.

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Nuraphones Are Here
Product

We are so excited that nuraphones are on the market.

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A Chief People Officer for Blackbird
People & Culture

We’re proud to share that Justin Angsuwat is joining Blackbird as Chief People Officer.

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