Zara Crichton

Zara Crichton

President – Venture Café Global Institute

Zara is focused on connecting meaningful ideas to people who can make things happen.

As a start-up founder – both failed and successful – she knows that providing a support system for innovators of all backgrounds and identities will foster relationships that increase an individual’s access to resources encompassing; capital, talent and ideas.

Zara joins forces with world-class businesses and institutions to improve open collaboration and broaden participation in the innovation ecosystem. Her professional experience encompasses leading companies such as; Connect Macquarie Park, Macquarie Bank, Consolidated Press Holdings, Warner Bros and Pixar.