Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes
With Atlassian’s latest share sale valuing it at $US3.3 billion the Australian software company has pledged $35 million to charity.
Founders Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes set aside 1% of the equity in Atlassian to the Atlassian Foundation when they started the company. Farquhar says the foundation is part of the “untold” story of Atlassian and the latest valuation means it is now a $35 million foundation on paper. $5.1m in cash giving via the Atlassian Foundation including $4.1m to Room to Read.