Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Vinomofo
Vinomofo is one of Australia’s fastest-growing companies and a leader in innovation, disruption and culture.
Vinomofo launched in April 2011 from a little garage in Adelaide and has since grown quickly and profitably to a run rate of over $50m revenue, 450,000 members and a team of over 100. After a successful launch in New Zealand in June 2016, Andre and Vinomofo have global visions.
Andre and his team have proven to be game-changers in the wine industry, removing some of the ‘bowties and bullshit’ of the elitist wine crowd. He believes that everybody should be able to enjoy good wine and Vinomofo embraces the power of social media and digital content, to engage and entice a new generation of wine consumers.
Winners of Fastest Growing Company at the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Awards 2013, Online Business of the Year at the Australian Startup Awards 2014, Best Website at the SmartCompany Web Awards 2014,Best Startup at the SmartCompany Startup Awards 2014 and Online Retailer of the Year 2015 at the ORIA’s, Vinomofo recently raised $25m (Australia’s largest VC raise) and is focused on serious domestic growth in 2016 and beyond, as well as exploring international opportunities.
Andre is passionate about culture in the workplace and has a belief that being human is vital in running a great business, inside and out. He is a strong believer in the importance of outstanding customer service and harnessing the power of your customer base to promote your product.