A Venture Design Practice

RORA is a venture design practice, positioned to celebrate and invest in projects with significant promise toward social, emotional, intellectual or physical value. We use design as method, not ornament, to de-risk projects when resources are scarce. For those willing to step into uncharted territory, RORA provides the vehicle to launch teams and their brave ideas.

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joint venture: Sex, DRugs & Helvetica

Addressing issues that impact the design industry

in-orbit: St. Jerome's — The hotel

Launching Australia's first rooftop hotel

Pre-launcH: Love Letter Games

Creating games that strengthen relationships

 

Venture design is a lean approach to design strategy, focused on building ideas rapidly and efficiently from ground to launch. 

Learn more about our story, our clients and the values driving our global projects.

 
 
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Pre-launch: Md/MD

Defining health care with new algorithms

Newsworthy

press: Smartcompany

MD/MD Founder, Mei Ling Doery, is nominated for Distinct Leadership by readers for its 2018 International Women's Day Showcase. 

march 2018


investment: Fed way Park

The indoor sports initiative secures $50,000 in pro-bono and in-kind services rendered and begins it's financial modeling. 

february 2018


team: convenory

Convenory names Steve Gledden as Chair of its Investor Council. Gledden has helped raise over $90 million in the US, Australia and the UK.

august 2017  


press: australian open 2017

St. Jerome's — The Hotel is featured in the Grand Slam's TVC, which stars French Open Men's Doubles Champion, Henri Leconte.

January 2017


AWARDS: Launchvic grant

Convenory is a recipient of the first round of funding from LaunchVic, Australia's independent innovation fund for the state of Victoria. 

august 2016  


ACCOLADE: ST. Jerome's — The HOtel

Australia's first rooftop accommodation hits No.2 on Tripadvisor for hotel stays in Melbourne, making it the only glamping site to appear in the top 100.

may 2016