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Bausele is the first premium, Australian designed watch range to be made in Switzerland. Each watch has elements of Australia in its crown.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location Balmain, NSW, Australia
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 0
  • Website

Company Summary

Combining the fundamental energy and diversity of Australian elements, innovation and style, Bausele is the first premium, Australian designed watch range to be made in Switzerland – the home of watchmaking for generations. Short for ‘beyond Australian elements’, each Bausele watch has elements of Australia in its crown: red earth, coal and beach sand. Our customers are end users worldwide and corporation looking for that unique gift.


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    Christophe Hoppe
    Founder, design and operations

    Looking for life-experiences, Christophe Hoppé started a new adventure by moving to Australia, his wife's homeland. Before the move Christophe had 10 years experience in the Swiss watch industry, including working for Universo (a company of the Swatch Group) and TechnoMarine. He was also a consultant for PWC specialising in investments funds and hedge funds, in Luxembourg and Switzerland, and worked for Investa, part of Morgan Stanley, in Sydney

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    Dominique Portier
    Online & initial investor

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    Richard Briggs
    Strategic partnership and Business Development

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    William Birks
    Design and Marketing

    Will is a multi-disciplinary designer who is highly experienced across graphic, product, fashion and web design.
    Since graduating from the University of Technology Sydney in 2004 with a Bachelor of Design- Industrial Design (Hons), he has worked in a full-time capacity as a Graphic Designer for Rip Curl,
    an Industrial Designer for Surf Hardware International, and a Design and Product Manager for Nike-owned surf brand Hurley.
    In addition to th


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Previous Investors

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    Dominique Portier