Innovest SME members are typically businesses that share the same premises with Innovest SME. In all cases we offer a great deal of guidance, mentoring and support to our members as well as access to our carefully selected list of our Partners.

MKG Events

MKG Events is a Sydney Based Events Company Specialising in Event Planning, Event Management and Event Entertainment with Style and Class. We only deliver high quality in business, charity, community and family, and seasonal events, in addition to our booking agent services for professional event entertainers. We have contacts with venues and suppliers, ensuring that for your next event we will maintain our commitment to 100% customer satisfaction. Providing professional event entertainment options covering all genres from Classical, Contemporary, Opera, Pop, Rock, Soul, Jazz, R&B, Fusion Jazz, Alternative, Folk and Electric, all with experienced professional entertainers.

Automation Squared

Automation Squared Pty Ltd is driven to provide the best value in security and automation solutions.

With over 20 years’ experience delivering technology solutions across a variety of industries, we pride ourselves on delivering individually tailored solutions with personal service and ongoing support.

Our core values are Integrity, Honesty and Accountability. We are not satisfied with anything less than 100% customer satisfaction. Along with quality solutions, we consider communication to be the key element in delivering great service. As a result, customers are completely informed throughout the delivery of their solutions. There are never any surprises with our solutions.

Lightsounds Kingsgrove

Lighting and Audio Retailer and Service Provider

Lightsounds Kingsgrove is headed by Chirag Shah. It was established at this location in 2014 and has gone from strength to strength especially in the year 2016 as it expanded its activities and services to thousands of clients including venues, DJs, Bands and schools across NSW.

Lightsounds Kingsgrove offers professional lighting and audio products for sale, rent and events to a wide audience of long-term clients including but not limited to Powerhouse Museum, Event Cinemas, Luna Park and the Sydney Dance Company


Innovest SME investments are businesses that were started by us and where Innovest has majority shareholding in.

LSW Imports and Distribution

Importing and Wholesale business

LSW is a leading importer in the field of professional lighting and audio in Australia. Headed by Andrew Boyden, shareholder and associate director, LSW has been at the forefront of the entertainment Industry supplying high quality equipment via its dealer network to Australian venues and performers for 2 decades. LSW has established its own OEM brands including LightEmotion, which has sold over 2 million units into the Australian market so far.

Lightsounds Marketing

Central Marketing Office for Lightsounds chain of stores

Lightsounds Marketing headed by Tala Chisholm and Mikhail Pogossov is responsible for all national marketing associated with the Lightsounds group of stores. Lightsounds is a dealership network of lighting and audio providers with 9 stores across Australia. Lightsounds started in Sydney in 1995 and grew to become one of the largest Lighting and Audio resellers and service providers of Lighting and Audio in Australia.

Macquarie Business Consulting (MBC)

Business Mentoring and Consulting

MBC is headed by Rick Chisholm as principal mentor and trainer. Formed around a team of Entrepreneurs and professionals whose collective business experience runs into decades, MBC offers businesses guidance and training on running more profitable businesses and achieving their objectives.

Using a hybrid approach incorporating training, coaching and consulting, MBC offers a range of services to ensure businesses are given the best chance at continuous success.

Australian Freestyle Taekwondo Association (AFTA)

Martial Arts Academy, Peakhurst Chapter

AFTA Peakhurst has been established since 2013. A fast-growing martial arts studio, it is headed by 2nd Dan black belt instructor Rick Chisholm as principal trainer. AFTA aims to teach the art of self defence in a practical and fun way incorporating fitness and strength as some of its core principles.

Australian DJ School

Initially established by Rick Chisholm in the late 1980's, the Australian DJ School continues to support one of the most popular professions and provides professional event DJ's with crucial industry knowledge and opportunity to learn the secrets of the craft to gain that ‘leading edge’. DJ's gain insight into what it takes to become a successful event DJ and MC from experienced DJ's who have been there done that over many decades in the field.


Innovest SME projects are either limited time projects that we are involved in from business support projects to charity ventures

Education Is Our Future

Not-for-Profit Organisation

Education Is Our Future is a charity organisation that was established by Tala Chisholm in 2016 aiming to make quality education more accessible to under-privileged children in Egypt. It aims to raise funds for projects such as building schools and improving educational facilities in low socio-economic areas of Egypt as well as initiatives for training teachers and delivering quality education via internet-based resources to students who have little access to suitable facilities.