Chris Barter

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Chris Barter

King River Capital Co-Founder and Partner

Chris is a Co-Founder and Partner at King River Capital, where he leads investments in companies that benefit from his extensive global experience and network. His focus areas include Fintech/DeFi, Media, Gaming, and AI.

Before founding King River, Chris launched CKA Capital, a London-based venture fund investing in mid to late-stage European and US technology companies. He spent the first nineteen years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he was a Partner based in London, Frankfurt, and Moscow and, among other roles, led the European Financial Institutions investment banking group.

Originally from Los Angeles, Chris has a BSc from Brown and an MSc from Harvard in Physics.

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Panel: ANZ Unicorn Co-Founders Hosted by King River Capital

TUE, OCT 17, 10:00 AM
Chris Barter, Sydney-based co-founder of King River Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in Software and AI Technology companies, will moderate a panel of unicorn co-founders from Australia and New Zealand. The panelists - Robbie Ferguson (Immutable), Gus McDonald (Cover Genius), and Aaron McDonald (FutureVerse) - will share their remarkable stories of growth and thoughts on what the future may have in store.
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