Jason Bresnehan, 43, founded Bresnehan & Company in 1993. In its initial years the firm undertook business consulting, business coaching and corporate advisory roles for clients within Tasmania and Queensland. In 1995, Jason partnered with the now late Peter Purtell and the firm traded has Noble House Tasmania, in an alliance with Melbourne based Noble House Securities and undertook corporate advisory and capital raising for early stage technology companies, property development companies and south east Asian companies establishing operations within Australia.
Peter Purtell was a pioneer of investment banking in Australia and as Treasurer of one of Australia’s earliest investment banks Australia Bank he traded Australia’s first Australia dollar on the day it floated in December 1983. Peter passed away in April 1999, and the firm changed its name back to Jason Bresnehan & Company and commenced contracting to Momentum Ventures, a $30 million early stage technology venture capital firm based in Melbourne.
At Momentum Ventures Jason performed the full cycle of venture of capital investing including deal identification, preliminary assessment, market research, due diligence, legals, domestic and international business development and partnering, board directorships, series A capital raisings, series B capital raisings and exits.
Jason also acted as CEO of one of Momentum’s investees - Biovend, a company commercialising robotic vending technology for biological reagents and chemicals. At Momentum Jason worked across the sectors of biotech, digital post production equipment, building electronics, supply chain software, drug development and polymer recycling.
Since 2004 Jason Bresnehan & Company has been advising clients in the areas of technology and innovation commercialisation, accountancy, asset protection, financial management, M&A, marketing and insolvency & reconstruction.
Prior to founding Bresnehan & Company, Jason trained for three and hand half years as an accountant at KPMG Launceston working in private business services, taxation and insolvencies and reconstructions.
Jason Bresnehan is also the author of the Pursuit of Luck, a blog, soon to be a book. The Pursuit of Luck is not about chance, it is about actions to change your thinking, character and behaviours to force more random collisions that create opportunities and luck.
Jason Bresnehan B.Bus, AMAMI, CPM.
Jason holds a Bachelors degree in Business from the University of Tasmania and is an Associate Member of the Australian Institute and an accredited Certified Practising Marketer. Jason holds a Certificate in Investigating Money Laundering from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Texas). Jason is an Australian Securities and Investments Commission registered agent and an intermediary of OCRA Worldwide, off shore entity specialists.
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