Entrepreneur | Investor | Author | Speaker
Passionate about backing great founders building great companies, Madeleine Hanger (Grummet) is an award-winning education technology entrepreneur, ABC journalist, presenter, startup mentor and early stage investor with Australia’s leading firms.
RAW HUMAN TRUTHS + REAL CONVERSATIONS
Human Cogs Podcast
Humans Cogs explores universal human truths, starts the candid conversations we need to have, and brings you stories that matter. Co-hosted by journalist and entrepreneur Mads Hanger (Grummet) and leading psychologist Sabina Read, each episode features raw conversations with extraordinary guests who reveal what makes them tick. #smalltalkfree.
LEADERSHIP + STARTUPS + GENDER EQUITY + SOCIAL ISSUES
Journalist, Podcast Host, Presenter + Author
Mads’ professional, journalistic and high-energy style sees her regularly contribute to Australian radio, TV, newspapers, magazines, blogs and podcasts. Mads is also an in-demand moderator, speaker, host and media commentator on business, innovation, startups, angel and venture investment, gender equity and social issues. Her latest book is You Are Not Your Face – a book for girls, by girls. Mads completed a Monash University Master of Journalism (2023), is a 2022 Startmate Media Fellow and has a University of Melbourne FBE MBS Master of Entrepreneurship (2016).
BUILDING TOMORROW’S GAME CHANGERS
Founder + CEO girledworld
Mads Cofounded and was CEO of girledworld (2016-2022) – an award-winning company transforming career education to catalyse the next generation of female entrepreneurs, CEOs and STEM champions. Girledworld engaged with 200+ education organisations and 40,000+ high school and tertiary aged students across Australia equipping, empowering and upskilling them for the future of work.
UPSKILLING THE NEXT GEN FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK
Founder of Future Amp
Mads Cofounded Future Amp – a market-leading, edtech platform featuring industry-backed enterprise skills micro-credentials, virtual work experience, 100+ interactive courses and data-driven backend analytics. The platform assists students to build an employability profile and successfully transition from education to employment.