First Australians Capital

Who are we?
Indigenous business success, against persistent systemic barriers, is testament to our resilience and the drive of entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions and connect with culture.
Leah Armstrong, Managing Director
First Australians Capital
First Australians Capital works with Indigenous Australian businesses, helping them to start and grow. It provides access to advisory and capability building; grant, equity and debt capital; mentorship and business networking; and market access.
What are we doing?

How can we best support early stage Indigenous businesses to have access to finance?

First Australian’s Capital - Brightlight Impact Advisory, Cages Foundation

By providing seed funding in First Australians Capital’s pilot impact fund focused on lending to early stage Indigenous businesses. Success will demonstrate that Indigenous businesses are investible and provide returns The aim is to use the experience from the pilot fund to launch a scaled Indigenous business impact fund of at least $50m in two years.

What are the impact areas we aim to work within?
Impact Area
Communities & place
First Nations populations
Social enterprise
Other Areas
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