Amrusha took an unconventional route to Portfolio Management: her studies were in Biotechnology Engineering and Biotechnology Management; however, shortly after university she discovered that her true passion lies in enabling customer success. Amrusha joins us from Ansarada, where she worked closely with clients to create long-term value as a Business Development Coordinator.
I'm most proud of...
Not studying medicine, even after getting through an exam blocker, and choosing to get two engineering degrees instead. It may not come with the same level of prestige and financial compensation, but satisfaction of any kind is off the charts.
The most valuable lesson I've learned was...
The best way to earn respect is by being yourself, being honest, and being confident about the knowledge that you have.
In the startup ecosystem, I'm most passionate about...
By saying this, I'm giving away one of my many engineering traits: problem-solving! I am passionate about the different problems that the Australian start-up ecosystem is solving currently, particularly in the climate and sustainability space.
I believe the most important thing for founders in today's environment is...
Listening skills. You can find knowledge from literally anywhere, be it from a cafe or a world-class networking event. If your ears are open, you can discover more ideas than you could ever dream of.
My words to live by
Keep doing what you are good at, and success will definitely follow you one day. You don't need to run behind it!
" You can find knowledge from literally anywhere, be it from a cafe or a world-class networking event. If your ears are open, you can discover more than you could ever dream of."
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