Sub11 Podcast with Matt Vitale, Co-founder of Birchal

Fintechfun podcast with Matt Vitale (Co-founder)

Birchal is an equity crowdfunding platform.

Since 2018, they have helped over 130 companies raise over $100m from their most passionate customers and fans online (over $53m of this in 2021 alone).

Why did you start the business? : To simplify capital raising for forward thinking businesses, and make early stage businesses an investable asset class for all!

Year founded : 2018
Founder/CEO: Matt Vitale and Alan Crabbe
Location:  Melbourne
Size of Team: 20
Sub11 Company Profile :

Current Investors: Over 600 investors, predominantly CSF investors. Dom Pym (Disclosure: also an investor in Sub11) was also an early investor and Birchal believer. 

"We are very much the largest platform in Australia that does what we do"


  • Matt tells the story how Alan and Matt met to start Birchal

  • What crowdfunding does differently

  • The rapid growth particularly in differing market conditions

  • The opportunity that lies ahead in "secondaries"

  • The in-house AFL rivalry at the Vitale household.

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