Paddl.com helps users connect to valuable 'professional experiences' more relevant to the future of work, which builds a modern CV, the Paddl resume. The Paddl resume gives talent the ability to identify and understand the transferrable skills they have acquired through their professional journey, including casual or part-time work, volunteer work, hackathons, meetup events and more.
Through Paddl.com, users are able to identify, participate in and record these modern experiences, building up their experience profile and skill set, helping them to become better prepared for the future of work.
Paddl HQ is based in Melbourne, Australia, one of the top 10 education capitals of the world where a small team is working to make a big difference. Our global community is growing daily and businesses large and small are discovering a smarter, cheaper and more powerful way to recruit talented young professionals.
Eureka! Dominique Fisher and John Collins develop the Paddl concept in their Melbourne based incubator CareerLounge.
$300K in Funding from Angel Investors
Luke Shillabeer joins as Paddl’s first in-house Engineer.
CJ Lofstrom joins Paddl from Pollenizer to build and lead the design team.
Paddl MVP begins alpha testing.
Dave Slutzkin of Learnable, Sitepoint and Flippa joins as technical advisory.
Launch Event! Paddl begins Beta Pilot with Deakin University, Holmesglen, MYER, Metro Trains, Australia Post, Ray White and more.
Secured $1M in Seed Funding
Paddl employer access released.
Leading Australian educator RMIT joins Paddl to support their students.
Dave Slutzkin of Learnable, Sitepoint and Flippa joins Paddl Advisory Board as Technical Adviser
Paddl opens registration to global student community.
Canon Australia partners to present first Paddl Games challenge in Sydney NSW. Generates 1500 applications in 2 weeks!
Paddl Employer profiles released.
Andrew Shubin joins Paddl from Culture Amp to build and lead the engineering team.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation partners to present Paddl Games challenge in Sydney, NSW. 100 Paddlrs from ANU, Billy Blue, Federation Uni, Macquarie Uni, Swinburne Uni, TAFE NSW, Uni of Melb, Uni of NSW, Uni of Syd, UTS, Uni of Wollongong, UWS.
Paddl Co. partners with the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) and the Victorian Government to deliver a series of 5 Paddl Games across metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Paddl Co. wins the Business Merit Award at the #techdiveristy Awards for its work in Paddl Games and internal exemplary diversity standards.
Paddl Co partners with COSBOA, the Victorian Government and AGL 6 September to present a challenge in Hastings, Victoria. 10 local businesses plus 60 students are competitively selected to participate from Uni of Melbourne, Deakin Uni, RMIT, Swinburne, Charles Sturt, La Trobe, Holmesglen, Monash, General Assembly, Victoria Uni, Chisolm.
Paddl Co partners with COSBOA, the Victorian Government and Australia Post in Bendigo, Victoria. 10 local businesses plus 60 students are competitively selected from Deakin Uni, La Trobe, Uni of Melbourne, RMIT, Victoria Uni, General Assembly, Holmesglen, Swinburne and Charles Sturt.
Paddl Co partners with COSBOA, the Victorian Government and Canon Australia in Melbourne, Victoria. 10 local business plus 60 students are competitively selected from Deakin Uni, La Trobe, Uni of Melbourne, RMIT, Victoria Uni, General Assembly, Holmesglen, Swinburne, Monash and Charles Sturt.
Partnership with Western Sydney University secured - paddl.com and Paddl Games.
Bunnings Warehouse partners to present Paddl Games Challenge in Melbourne. 60 students competitively selected from Deakin Uni, La Trobe, Uni of Melbourne, RMIT, Victoria Uni, General Assembly, Holmesglen, Swinburne, Central Queensland, Western Sydney Uni, QUT and Academy Xi.
COSBOA, Victorian Government and GrowthOps Ltd Paddl Games Melbourne, Victoria. 11 local business are nominated by corporate partners plus 80 students are competitively selected from Deakin Uni, La Trobe, Uni of Melbourne, RMIT, Academy Xi, General Assembly, Central Queensland, Swinburne, Monash and Charles Sturt.
New Activity Cards - Employment category released Full Time and Part Time, Internships, Casual Work.
Ability to share Paddl Profile to LinedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Email.
COSBOA, Victorian Government and EnergyAustralia Paddl Games Melbourne, Victoria. 10 local businesses plus 60 students are competitively selected from Deakin Uni, La Trobe, Uni of Melbourne, RMIT, Academy Xi, General Assembly, Central Queensland, Swinburne, Monash, Victoria Uni, Torrens, Bill Blue College of Design and Charles Sturt.
New Activity Card - Contract released, Hackathon (Competition Category) with dynamic links to Eventbrite.
WSU Paddl Games 2019 with EnergyAustralia as first challenge partner at the Parramatta South Campus. 70 Western Sydney University students + 11 local businesses participate.
Australian Government Innovation Games 2019/2020 partnership with COSBOA and the Australian Government 30 Paddl Games nationally over 2 years.
WSU Paddl Games 2019 with Westpac as challenge partner at the Parramatta South Campus. 60 Western Sydney University students + 10 local businesses participate.
Founder | CEO
Chair of the Innovation Expert Panel in Victoria, Non Executive Director of Australia Post, former Non Executive Director of LaunchVic, Founder and CEO of Paddl Co., Investor and Tech Advisor, with 30 years commercialising technology, Dominique brings years of experience, passion and determination to Paddl.
Co-Founder | VP Product
10+ years in technology across product strategy, design, marketing and technical team management, John is a one of a kind problem solver and our VP of Product. As a college dropout himself, there are few more passionate about disrupting student pathways than John.
Master of process and efficiency, Nicole has over 20 years experience keeping the back office of technology companies running. Nicole can turn a spreadsheet into beautiful thing in no time, another multi-talented team leader, Nicole’s meticulous eye for detail and her get-it-done attitude empower the team everyday.
Meet the rest of our teamTeam
GM at Stax by Versent
CTO at Buildkite
Ex MD Australia of Eventbrite
GM at NetNames
CFO at Catapult
Snr. Associate / Manager (Tax) at Deloitte Legal
Director at DifferenThinking
MD at Jo Fisher Executive