Leni Mayo

aussie startups and stuff

Leni Mayo

I am currently CEO and co-founder of influx.com.
Influx gives its clients an authentic and intelligent team of support agents to answer help desk tickets 24 x 7 x 365.

I began investing in startups in 2000. Here’s what I’m currently involved with:

  • seed investor, 99designs.com - the #1 marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design
  • seed investor, flippa.com - the #1 place in the world to buy and sell web sites
  • seed investor, guessbox.io - B2B lead generation
  • seed investor, hired.com - a marketplace for recruitment
  • investor, ingogo.com.au - an Australian Taxi booking and payments company
  • seed investor, marketengine.com - end-to-end access to chinese ecommerce for english-language retailers
  • investor, sendle.com - parcel delivery for small business
  • seed investor, sitepoint.com - a popular resource site for web developers and designers
  • investor, stripe.com - a payment processing company
  • seed investor, tzukuri.com - a wearable tech company whose first product is “the world’s first unlosable pair of sunglasses”

Non-profit service:

In 2013 I received the CSIRO Benson Entrepreneur Award.

I studied computer science at the University of Melbourne (BSc Hons, 1985). After University I became a freelance software engineer, and worked 1992-96 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Things I used to be involved with:

More at twitter, linkedin, and github.