About us

About us

Equity Mates Media is the #1 finance and investing brand for young Australians. It was created to break the world of investing, from beginning to dividend, to give everyday people the information, confidence and inspiration to start their own investing journeys. Co-founders, Bryce and Alec, met at university and both developed a passion for investing. As they spoke to friends and family about their interest, they realised a lot of people faced the same challenges. Financial markets were seen as complex and inaccessible and financial media catered to the industry but not everyday Australians. 

So, they set out to record their journey of learning to invest, in the hope others would join them. Equity Mates Investing Podcast was started in 2017 and in the years since has grown a community of young investors in Australia and around the world. In 2018, a second podcast – Get Started Investing – was started as a compliment to Equity Mates Investing Podcast. 

On this website you’ll find plenty of information to help you on your investing journey, regardless of your level of experience. If you’re a beginner, we’ve got all the step-by-step information you need to get started. If you’re more experienced, we’ve got all the news, analysis and expert interviews to help you continue learning. Whatever your experience, Equity Mates is the #1 companion throughout your investing journey. 


Bryce Leske

Bryce, 28, has had an interest in the stock market since his parents encouraged him to save 50c a fortnight from the age of 5. Once he had saved $500 he bought his first stock - BKI - a Listed Investment Company (LIC), and since then hasn't stopped. He hopes that Equity Mates can help make investing understandable and accessible. He loves the Essendon Football Club, and lives in Sydney.
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Alec Renehan

Alec, 27, developed an interest in investing after realising he was spending all that he was earning. Investing became his form of 'forced saving'. While his first investment, Slater and Gordon (SGH), was a resounding failure he learnt a lot from that experience. He hopes to share those lessons amongst others through the podcast and help people realise that if he can make money investing, anyone can.

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