Building next-generation companies in Media and Entertainment.


Companies we’ve built and invested in

Our companies use Deep Learning to bring inspiring products to life, opening up new ways for people to experiment, learn, express and protect their creativity.


We are an AI venture studio that partners with technical entrepreneurs to build, validate and scale companies at the frontier of Deep Learning.

We are builders, co-founders and investors in the businesses we launch. We offer our entrepreneurs access to proven expertise in software engineering, product ideation, product design, operational resources, our network of founders, investors and industry connections. We also provide the opportunity for our founders to participate in a 12-week premier tech accelerator in the USA.


We are experienced startup builders who have grown successful global companies. Since 2016, we have been backing the next generation of technical founders.

Stephen Phillips: CEO

Stephen is a software engineer with over two decades of experience in machine learning. He co-founded the popular music analytics site WeAreHunted which attracted millions of users worldwide before it was acquired by Twitter in 2012. Stephen worked at Twitter in San Francisco in Product and Engineering, and Mergers & Acquisitions before returning to Australia to start Mawson.

Graeme Wood: Chairman

Graeme Wood is an Australian entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist best known for founding which he took to IPO in 2006 and was acquired by Expedia. Graeme has invested in many worthy cultural and environmental causes, and was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2012.

Anna Cerneaz: Advisor

Anna has held several positions in management, promotions and development with many performing arts companies in Australia. Anna is passionate about the creative development of all people, especially young people, and in bringing the joy of classical music to as many people as possible.


We are always on the lookout for ambitious people who thrive on solving complex problems - whether you’re a tech genius, creative, business builder or aspiring entrepreneur.

Machine Learning Engineers

Brisbane, Australia

We’re looking for entrepreneurial Machine Learning Engineers interested in building the next exciting AI startup with Mawson.

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Brisbane, Australia

We're looking for product managers, designers, business builders and creatives looking to help build the next exciting Mawson AI startup.

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Brisbane QLD 4006