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Top Influencers: 101 UK CEO and Co-founder’s To Follow in 2022

CEO and Co-Founder play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the CEO and Co-Founder role. We have selected these CEO and Co-Founder’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative CEO and Co-Founder’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Peter Smith

CEO and Co-Founder @ Blockchain.com

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Peter Smith is a Co-Founder and CEO at Blockchain. He is also the Director, Board Member at UK Finance. Learn more about Peter Smith on Crunchbase…

Blockchain.com is a platform that offers ways to buy, hold, and use cryptocurrency. Read more aboutBlockchain.com on Crunchbase…

Tony Jamous

CEO and Co-Founder @ Oyster®

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Tony Jamous is a tech entrepreneur and angel investor. He has made over 15 direct investments in global technology companies with a focus on developer tools, platforms models, impact, FinTech and HR Tech. Five of his companies have realized an exit to-date. Tony is currently building the future of work through his new venture Oyster, a distributed talent enablement platform that allows growing companies to tap into the global talent pool and offer their remote workers around the world a great employment experience. Priori to Oyster, Tony co-founded and led Nexmo, a leader in CPAAS (Communication Platform As A Service) acquired by Vonage in 2016. Tony started his career in 2004 in the cloud, communication and mobile industries. At mBlox and Boku, Tony opened up global messaging and payment services. Tony holds a Masters in Computer Science from Grenoble Institute of Technology in France and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland, with a focus on leadership development and organization behavior. Learn more about Tony Jamous on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutOyster® on Crunchbase…

Freaky Clown

co-CEO and Co-Founder, Head of Ethical Hacking @ Cygenta

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FC is a well-known ethical hacker and social engineer. He has been working in the information security field for over 20 years and excels at circumventing access controls. He has held positions in his career such as Senior Penetration Tester as well as Head of Social Engineering and Physical Assessments for renowned security companies. Having worked as Head of Cyber Research for Raytheon Missile Systems, and working closely alongside intelligence agencies, he has cemented both his skillset and knowledge as well as help to steer governments take correct courses of action against national threats. As an ethical hacker and social engineer, FC ‘breaks into’ hundreds of banks, offices and government facilities in the UK and Europe. His work demonstrating weaknesses in physical, personnel and digital controls assists organisations to improve their security. He is motivated by a drive to make individuals, organisations and countries more secure and better-able to defend themselves from malicious attack. Now Co-Founder and Head of Ethical Hacking at Redacted Firm, he continues to perform valuable research into vulnerabilities. His client list involves major high-street banks in the UK and Europe, FTSE100 companies and multiple government agencies and security forces. He also co-founded the Surrey and Hampshire Hackspace as well as Defcon 441452 (Gloucester) hacker group. He has co-hosted many podcasts, been featured in the press and regularly writes articles for journals and blogs. FC and his partner Dr Jessica Barker have been announced as Guest Curators of the 2018 Cheltenham Science Festival. FC frequently gives talks at corporate events, security conferences, universities and schools around the world. He specialises in teaching people of all ages and abilities the art of security in an engaging and impactful way. He demystifies security with his expertise, humour and passion. Learn more about Freaky Clown on Crunchbase…

Cygenta support clients dealing with the multi-dimensional challenge of cyber-security. Read more aboutCygenta on Crunchbase…

Michael Bristow

CEO and Co-Founder @ CrowdProperty

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CEO of CrowdProperty (https://t.co/e7WiKy2jMi), the UK’s leading specialist property development lending platform | Venture Capital investor in Proptech

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Mike Bristow, CEO and Co-Founder of CrowdProperty (www.crowdproperty.com), the leading specialist property peer-to-peer lender in the UK. Actual property development and investment experience lies at the heart of CrowdProperty meaning hands-on, expertise-led due diligence and loan monitoring. Lending is focused on the SME property developer market, a key segment for supplying much needed UK housing stock, which is poorly and inefficiently served by traditional funding sources. CrowdProperty’s unique combination of data, analytics, tech, expertise, rigour, relationships, security, extent of value chain disruption and vision means we stand out in sustainably delivering a better deal to lenders and borrowers alike through high-quality, institution-grade lending with huge potential ahead. Learn more about Michael Bristow on Crunchbase…

CrowdProperty is a property project program that develops a peer-to-peer lending platform to facilitate short-term loans. Read more aboutCrowdProperty on Crunchbase…

Herman Narula

CEO and Co-Founder @ Improbable

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Herman Narula is the cofounder and CEO of Improbable, a London-based technology startup born out of Cambridge University. Improbable is creating SpatialOS, a distributed, cloud-based platform for game development that integrates with and augments existing workflows, engines, and tools. SpatialOS empowers developers to build, run and operate previously impossible online games, with unprecedented levels of scale, complexity and persistence. Improbable has investment from some of the world’s most admired venture capitalists. Improbable currently has a team of over 200 people in offices in London and San Francisco, including top software engineering talent from world-renowned academic institutions and companies such as Google, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Microsoft. Founded in 2012, Improbable received $20m in Series A funding from Andreessen Horowitz in March 2015, with a $30m follow-on led by Horizons Ventures in July 2015. In May 2017 Improbable announced a $502m Series B funding round, led by SoftBank and including Andreessen Horowitz and Horizons Ventures. Herman holds a computer science degree from Cambridge, and is interested in the potential impact that powerful, virtual worlds will have on how they think, play and make decisions. Learn more about Herman Narula on Crunchbase…

Improbable is a UK-based games technology company that is dedicated to building powerful technology designed to help problems. Read more aboutImprobable on Crunchbase…

Timothy Davis

CEO and Co-founder @ Butter.co.uk

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Butter lets you spread the cost of shopping from any online store with a simple monthly instalment plan. Download the app now! Read more aboutButter.co.uk on Crunchbase…

Peter Lord

CEO and Co-Founder @ Codat

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Peter Lord is the co-founder and CEO of Codat with a technical background and previous experience in fintech. After graduating from Southampton University with a degree in Computer Science, Peter joined Credit Suisse as a software engineer but quickly became frustrated with the speed of development. Wanting to experience working in a start-up, he joined MarketInvoice and was tasked with building an integration to accounting software Xero, experience that would later spark the idea for Codat. Through his personal experiences as software engineer, and later as a product owner, Peter is passionate that Codat’s focus is on creating a simple API that powers clients’ solutions to real problems faced by small businesses. Learn more about Peter Lord on Crunchbase…

Codat is an API platform that provides real-time connectivity to the financial software used by small businesses. Read more aboutCodat on Crunchbase…

Gael Itier

CIO, CEO and Co-Founder @ Automata

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Automata provides trading strategies for cryptocurrencies with a focus on risk management and capital protection. Read more aboutAutomata on Crunchbase…

Michael Rolph

CEO and Co-Founder @ Yoyo Wallet

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Michael Rolph started his career at Barclaycard, First Data and PayPal. Prior to founding Yoyo, he was a founding member and Director at Anthemis Group, the specialist FinTech advisory and investment firm. During this time he advised multiple start-ups like Azimo and The Currency Cloud in their early stages as well as established players like Vocalink, Skrill and the Banks on digital innovation, investment and M&A. He is currently an advisor to Firestartr and has previously been a mentor at Seedcamp, the early stage funding company and a non-executive director at The MoBank Group. Learn more about Michael Rolph on Crunchbase…

Yoyo Wallet is a mobile payment, loyalty and marketing platform. Read more aboutYoyo Wallet on Crunchbase…

Maria Chatzou Dunford

CEO and Co-Founder @ Lifebit

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Dr. Maria Chatzou, CEO of Lifebit, is a biotech innovator and a proud geek, expert in bioinformatics, medical informatics and high performance computing. She is also a passionate entrepreneur and has founded two companies, Innovation Forum Barcelona and Techstars-backed Lifebit. Prior to Lifebit, she was a researcher at the Centre for Genomic Regulation, in Barcelona, where she was designing and deploying tools and methods that facilitate the analysis of Big Biomedical Data, allow for biological discoveries, and promote personalised medicine. She was part of the developing team of Nextflow, a programming framework that is revolutionising the computational analysis of genomic data and setting the foundations for personalised medicine computational analyses. Maria is also a frequent industry speaker and has spoken in many international conferences on the subjects of docker containers, genomics workflows, the computational challenges of personalised medicine, AI and HPC in genomics, women in leadership, entrepreneurship, science ventures, among many other topics. Learn more about Maria Chatzou Dunford on Crunchbase…

Lifebit CloudOS is the intelligent genomics platform that is the industry standard for unified, secure research over distributed big data. Read more aboutLifebit on Crunchbase…

Tim Groot

CEO and Co-Founder @ Grip

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Tim is an entrepreneur at heart, having started his first company at the of age 17. He graduated with a BBA in International Management from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His passion for the app development space eventually lead him to co-found Grip in 2014. Tim is also a member of Founders of the Future. Learn more about Tim Groot on Crunchbase…

Grip is a market engagement platform used by event organizers to create virtual and live event experiences. Read more aboutGrip on Crunchbase…

Michael Ferguson

CEO and Co-founder @ Rainmakers

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Third time founder with an exit. Michael previously co-founded and lead product development for Geomium, a top-25 social-location app. He has been featured on the BBC and in the Guardian newspapers and regularly gives talks on how the mobile space is impacting business and commerce globally. Michael holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and an MBA from the Saïd Business School, Oxford University. Learn more about Michael Ferguson on Crunchbase…

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Lex Deak

CEO and co-Founder @ OFF3R

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Lex is the co-founder and CEO at OFF3R. He has built and sold businesses in retail and hospitality. Prior to OFF3R he founded QVentures, one of the UK’s leading angel networks. Lex has been featured in a number of business journals and publications and was ranked in the Top 10 of CityAM’s Alternative Finance Powerlist in 2016. Learn more about Lex Deak on Crunchbase…

OFF3R helps you to learn how to invest and to compare investments from some of the best investment companies in the UK. Read more aboutOFF3R on Crunchbase…

Matt Truman

CEO and Co-Founder @ True.

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Matt Truman has spent 15 years working in the retail and consumer sector. He began his career at Deloitte within the retail and consumer products division, where he qualified as a chartered accountant. After four years, Matt joined Lehman Brothers to be an equity analyst, where he was made Head of European Retail at the age of 28. Matt was headhunted to lead JP Morgan’s European retail franchise in Equities. During his time in the City, Matt has advised, established relationships with and analysed retailers such as Tesco, Wal-Mart, Net-A-Porter, Metro, Kingfisher, Carrefour, Casino, Ahold, ASOS, Marks & Spencer, Migros, Biedronka, Jeronimo Martins, Delhaize, CBD, Magnit, DIA, AlexandAlexa.com and Delticom. In 2007 Matt co-founded True Capital and TrueStart with a view to creating an investment management firm with a sector specialist investment approach, targeting businesses with business models fit for the future of the retail and consumer industries. Matt sits on the board of fast growing retailers such as Ribble Cycles, The Cotswold Company and Tyres on the Drive.com. Learn more about Matt Truman on Crunchbase…

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Jim Riley

CEO and Co-Founder @ tutor2u

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Jim Riley is CEO and co-founder of tutor2u, the Exam Performance Specialists. tutor2u was founded with just £2,000 of capital and has never had to raise finance since. It now serves over 2 million website users per month and sells to schools and students in over 100 countries. At the heart of tutor2u’s success has been extensive investment in a powerful web platform supported by innovative use of social media to build user and customer engagement. With many lessons learned along the way, Jim is ideally suited to share his insights with anyone who wants to use social media more effectively to build business revenues and value Learn more about Jim Riley on Crunchbase…

UK-based educational publishing and training company serving over 25 million user sessions each year. Read more abouttutor2u on Crunchbase…

Paul Gouge

CEO and Co-founder @ Playdemic

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Paul is responible for setting Playdemic’s strategy and driving the vision. He also signs the cheques! Learn more about Paul Gouge on Crunchbase…

Playdemic is a gaming company that develops social games for mass market audiences. Read more aboutPlaydemic on Crunchbase…

Daniel Korski

CEO and Co-Founder @ Public

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Daniel Korski is the Deputy Head of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit and a special adviser to the Prime Minister. David Cameron. He previously worked as an adviser to Andrew Mitchell MP, the former Conservative Chief Whip, and for the British member of the European Commission, Catherine Ashton, as well as for Edward Llewellyn during his time as chief of staff to Lord Paddy Ashdown, the then-UN High Representative of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Daniel has also worked in a number of positions in London, Washington DC, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan. He was deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2005 to advise President Hamid Karzai’s government, and in 2007 he ran the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Basra in Iraq, overseeing the post-conflict reconstruction of Basra province during the height of the conflict. He also undertook a secondment to the US State Department under then Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In between these postings, Korski helped establish and was the deputy head of the cross-departmental Stabilisation Unit. Before working for the British government, Daniel worked in Parliament as a policy adviser to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee. In 2008 he helped establish the bi-partisan think-tank the European Council on Foreign Relations. He has written for The Spectator, The Guardian, Süddeutsche Zeitung, New York Times and European Voice. He holds a first class BSc in International Relations and History from the London School of Economics and an MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge. Learn more about Daniel Korski on Crunchbase…

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Adel Zakout

CEO and Co-founder @ Clippings

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Adel Zakout is an Architect turned Entrepreneur and part time Angel Investor – with a focus on web, mobile & digital. Adel co-founded Creative Agency Despark.com where he was able to pursue his love for the Internet and later combined it with Architecture via OpenBuildings.com, the crowdsourced building database & Clippings.com, the online design resource. He also co-founded an international gourmet burger & steak restaurant. Learn more about Adel Zakout on Crunchbase…

Clippings operates as an online source for furniture and lighting. Read more aboutClippings on Crunchbase…

Ceanne Fernandes-Wong

CEO and Co-founder @ Cocoon

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Ceanne Fernandes-Wong is the CEO and co-founder of Cocoon. Learn more about Ceanne Fernandes-Wong on Crunchbase…

Cocoon is a handbag subscription service that gives its members access to luxury designer handbags. Read more aboutCocoon on Crunchbase…

Joyeeta Das

CEO and Co-founder @ GYANA

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Joyeeta Das is a techie and serial entrepreneur with a background in engineering who has dabbled in both for-profit and non-profit technology companies from a young age. She has traveled and lived across the world and is driven by her passion for using technology to advance human consciousness. She is currently CEO and Founder of UK-based AI startup GYANA. Learn more about Joyeeta Das on Crunchbase…

No-code Data Analytics Read more aboutGYANA on Crunchbase…

Javed Khattak

CEO and Co-Founder @ SeerBytes

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Javed is a successful serial entrepreneur based in London who has founded successful businesses, is an established C-suite executive including being an award-winning CFO and operates at senior management and board level. He is a qualified actuary (Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, UK), is currently on various boards and regularly advises companies on risk management, strategy, finance, fintech, real estate, technology, blockchain and innovation. His clients range from startups to organisations with a market cap of over £60bn, and include respectable household global brands including HSBC, Thomson Reuters, GSK, M&S, Aviva, PwC and PA Consulting Group, to name a few. Javed has a proven track record of developing successful solutions to complex problems and operates at management or board level. Javed is also a firm believer in giving back to society, which is why he focuses on empowerment, financial inclusion, education based projects and mentors charitable initiatives. Learn more about Javed Khattak on Crunchbase…

SeerBytes is a UK based, technology and software company, providing unique and personalised technological solutions to businesses. Read more aboutSeerBytes on Crunchbase…

Alan Vey

CEO and Co-Founder @ Aventus Network Systems

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Alan is an entrepreneur in the blockchain industry and is currently focused on his role as co-founder and CEO of Aventus Network Services, a blockchain layer 2 network, reshaping digital assets including ticketing, loyalty and financial assets, to name a few. Before moving into Blockchain, Alan worked at Deloitte in the Entrepreneurial Business Department and macro hedge fund Brevan Howard. He completed a Master’s Degree in Artificial Intelligence at Imperial College London. His masters thesis investigated film rights distribution using blockchain in partnership with BAFTA. a Learn more about Alan Vey on Crunchbase…

Aventus is a layer-2 blockchain protocol that brings scalability, lower costs, and speed to Ethereum transactions. Read more aboutAventus Network Systems on Crunchbase…

Charles Hayter

CEO and Co-Founder @ CryptoCompare.com

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We bring you all the data in the world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Blockchain in an easily digestible value added format. Read more aboutCryptoCompare.com on Crunchbase…

Dave Hendricks

CEO and Co-Founder @ Vertalo

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Dave is the CEO and Founder of SeriesX.net, the operating platform for the startup ecosystem. Dave has extensive real-world experience founding and scaling technology companies – and living with the problems solved by SeriesX – as a former startup CFO, COO and President and has raised $80 million and managed the marketing, corporate governance, due diligence/legal, and auditing functions of startups for more than 20 years. Learn more about Dave Hendricks on Crunchbase…

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Peter Ward

CEO and Co-Founder @ Humanity

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Peter Ward is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Humanity. Learn more about Peter Ward on Crunchbase…

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Karl Moritz Hermann

CEO and Co-Founder @ Dark Blue Labs

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Learning deep representations of data to make intelligent products, including natural language understanding, a reality. Read more aboutDark Blue Labs on Crunchbase…

Victor Riperbelli

CEO and Co-Founder @ Synthesia

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Synthesia is an AI video avatar platform that creates professional videos from a text in different languages. Read more aboutSynthesia on Crunchbase…

Ronald Millar

CEO and Co-Founder @ Paysend

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Ronald Millar is a Co-Founder and CEO of PaySend. Learn more about Ronald Millar on Crunchbase…

Paysend is a financial technology platform that enables any bank card (Visa or MasterCard) to send and receive money worldwide. Read more aboutPaysend on Crunchbase…

Mario Alberto Accardi

CEO and Co-Founder @ Orexia

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Life sciences executive and investor focused on starting, funding and running companies in the life sciences. Over a decade experience in the industry spanning fundamental research, venture capital and operational roles. I am now CEO and Co-Founder of Orexia and Inexia, two biotech companies founded with VC investor Medicxi and Sosei Heptares. I am also CEO and Co-Founder and inventor behind Orthonika, a medtech spin-out from Imperial College London. Learn more about Mario Alberto Accardi on Crunchbase…

Orexia aims to develop orally administered orexin positive modulators for the treatment of neurological diseases. Read more aboutOrexia on Crunchbase…

Adam Bird

CEO and Co-Founder @ Cronofy

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Scheduling APIs and UI elements with real-time calendar sync. Embed scheduling into your SaaS application. Read more aboutCronofy on Crunchbase…

John Buni

CEO and Co-Founder @ CleanCloud

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John Buni is the CEO and Co-Founder of CleanCloud, a software-as-a-service provider for small, independent dry cleaners. With 5,000 users in over 70 countries worldwide, CleanCloud is disrupting an already disrupted industry. A serial entrepreneur, he is also the CEO and founder of Tailor Made London, a cutting edge bespoke tailoring business that has used 3D body scanning technology to allow the modern man to create a unique look, tailored to his exact measurements and customised to his exact personality. Back in 2010, he sought investment for the business on BBC Dragons’ Den. Learn more about John Buni on Crunchbase…

The leading cloud-based SaaS solution for independent dry cleaners, with 5,000 clients in 55 countries worldwide. Read more aboutCleanCloud on Crunchbase…

Tim Hardcastle

CEO and Co-Founder @ Instanda

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Tim is a highly experienced Board level CIO/COO in FTSE 100 and 250 businesses. His experience managing and leading technology-enabled business change and his determination to consistently exceed outcome expectations led him to lead the development of the entirely new business and service model that is INSTANDA. Learn more about Tim Hardcastle on Crunchbase…

Instanda is a SaaS insurance software platform that allows insurance companies to build, configure, and launch products online. Read more aboutInstanda on Crunchbase…

Florian Thaler

Oil Strategist, CEO and Co-Founder at OilX @ OilX

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Florian is Oil Strategist, CEO and Co-Founder at OilX, a startup that is innovating oil trading analytics through deep empirical knowledge and state-of-the-art data science. Florian has >15 years’ oil experience at Shell, Citibank and Och-Ziff. He completed a doctorate at Vienna University of Economics and Business and a business administration degree at Bocconi University. Florian is one of 100 Future Energy Leaders of the World Energy Council. Learn more about Florian Thaler on Crunchbase…

OilX is a oil sector that provides a global real-time oil supply-demand balance. Read more aboutOilX on Crunchbase…

Nick Morrell

CEO and co-Founder @ Morphogen-IX

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Nick is the British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiopulmonary Medicine at the University of Cambridge, based in the Department of Medicine. He has 25 years of experience working in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and is the Research Director of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Service at Papworth Hospital. His research spans clinical translational studies, experimental medicine, genetics, cell and molecular biology and preclinical models of disease. He has published over 200 papers in this field and is an internationally recognised authority on the pathobiology of PAH. Learn more about Nick Morrell on Crunchbase…

MORPHOGEN-IX Limited is a drug discovery company founded in 2015 by Index Ventures to develop bone morphogenetic proteins Read more aboutMorphogen-IX on Crunchbase…

David Plans

CEO and Co-Founder @ BioBeats

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David Plans is a member of the University of Surrey’s Center for Digital Economy and Center for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing, and is working towards machine learning solutions to foster human wellbeing. His primary research focus is adaptive media and affective modelling. Having worked on early mHealth projects in the NHS, he is now leading smartphone and wearable research projects at BUPA, AXA/PPP, and Microsoft Health with his startup, BioBeats, where they are helping actuarial and care provision teams think differently about preventative health. Learn more about David Plans on Crunchbase…

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David Sibbald

CEO and Co-Founder @ Aridhia Informatics

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David Sibbald is the co-founder and CEO of Aridhia, a health data science company which develops and runs a cloud-enabled Digital Research Environment for clinical research, precision medicine and healthcare applications. David is the Founder and Trustee of the Kate MacAskill Foundation, a charitable organisation providing education, care and micro-enterprise funding for children and young adults in the developing world and is Chairman of the Johari Foundation. He has been awarded honorary doctorates from Glasgow University, Glasgow Caledonian University, the University of Paisley and the University of Strathclyde for services to Scottish science and philanthropy. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Scotland’s National Academy of Science and Letters. In the 2010 New Year Honours List, David was awarded an OBE for charitable services in Scotland and overseas. Learn more about David Sibbald on Crunchbase…

Aridhia informatics provides biomedical informatics and analytics services to improve the management of chronic diseases. Read more aboutAridhia Informatics on Crunchbase…

Alastair Bathgate

CEO and Co-Founder @ Blue Prism

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Alastair Bathgate has worked in the enterprise software field since 1996, before which he spent a decade in various management positions at a leading bank. This has given Alastair a unique understanding of operational business processes and how technology can be used to improve efficiency and service. He co-founded Blue Prism in 2001 and has been CEO since. He holds an MBA from Leeds University Business School. Learn more about Alastair Bathgate on Crunchbase…

Blue Prism is an intelligent robotic process automation company that develops a digital workforce for enterprises. Read more aboutBlue Prism on Crunchbase…

Mel Gelderman

CEO and Co-Founder @ Monolith

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Mel Gelderman is the CEO and Co-Founder at Monolith Learn more about Mel Gelderman on Crunchbase…

Monolith is a decentralised banking alternative that integrates the DeFi economy into your daily life. Read more aboutMonolith on Crunchbase…

Marcell Tessenyi

CEO and Co-Founder @ Blue Skies Space

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Blue Skies Space provides access to space science data from low-cost space missions. Read more aboutBlue Skies Space on Crunchbase…

Daniel van Binsbergen

CEO and Co-Founder @ Lexoo

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Daniel van Binsbergen Before founding Lexoo, Daniel worked for over 5 years as a lawyer at an international law firm (De Brauw), first in Amsterdam, then in London. He’s always up for a game of squash, and is easily excited. Learn more about Daniel van Binsbergen on Crunchbase…

Lexoo is a lawyer comparison marketplace that helps businesses choose a lawyer with confidence. Read more aboutLexoo on Crunchbase…

Ross Westgate

CEO and Co-Founder @ Infinity Creative Media

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Ross has over 22 years in the global broadcast business, helping to launch the European TV operations of Dow Jones and CNBC. He developed the world’s first tri-anchored, transcontinental daily live newscast programme Worldwide Exchange, a show he hosted from inception in 2006 until leaving to help build Infinity, where he is also Executive Producer across the IFTV series. Whilst at CNBC Ross additionally became the face of the channel’s media coverage, presenting ‘Media Talk’ as well as hosting panels and broadcasting from MIPCOM, the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival and Mobile World Congress. Ross is a regular business commentator and has been a frequent moderator at the annual meetings of The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Ambrosetti Forum in Lake Como, the CBI and many one off events including The Future of Digital Media at BAFTA. Learn more about Ross Westgate on Crunchbase…

Infinity Creative Media creates quality media content designed for global commercial exploitation across multi-platform outlets. Read more aboutInfinity Creative Media on Crunchbase…

Daniel L. Cohen

CEO and Co-Founder @ 3D Bio Holdings

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Daniel L. Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer and Director at 3D Bio Holdings. Learn more about Daniel L. Cohen on Crunchbase…

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Runish Gudhka

CEO and Co-Founder @ BatFast

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Runish’s main responsibilities are running the company, stakeholder management, sales & marketing and setting overall business strategy. Prior to BATFAST, Runish completed a MSc degree at University College London, and gained experience working in managerial roles at JP Morgan and PwC. He also has played international cricket for Kenya. Learn more about Runish Gudhka on Crunchbase…

Cricket simulators provide an immersive environment recreating the ambiance of an international stadium. Read more aboutBatFast on Crunchbase…

Sheenu Chawla

CEO and Co-Founder @ Sush Labs

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Philip Sheppard

CEO and Co-Founder @ LifeScore

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Philip is an award-winning film, television and video game composer, producer, virtuoso cellist, inventor, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences member, and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music. Philip has produced several large scale and high stakes projects including the 2008 Olympics Closing Ceremonies, all of the world’s national anthems for the 2012 Olympics, the Rugby World Cup, the Tour de France and the Montreal Grand Prix. Philip has composed more than 60 film, television, gaming and theatrical scores and has had 11 films premiere at The Sundance Film Festival in the last 10 years. Philip regularly performs with Odesza, Pretty Lights and Unkle and was a guest artist for music legends, such as, Scott Walker, Grace Jones, Jimmy Page, Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, Sia, Suzanne Vega and Jarvis Cocker. He regularly works as a creative consultant for large enterprises including, Google, EY, Deloitte, Kering, Kyu Collective, IDEO, and TTi Vanguard, specialising in innovative thinking and communication. Philip also invented and created, Compose Yourself, a game featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. Learn more about Philip Sheppard on Crunchbase…

LifeScore is a radically innovative platform for musical composition that generates original, bespoke, adaptive music in real time. Read more aboutLifeScore on Crunchbase…

Avner Brodsky

CEO and Co-Founder @ SuperWatches

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Company selling, advertising and providing reviews for smart watches in the space age. Read more aboutSuperWatches on Crunchbase…

Sebastien Goldenberg

CEO and Co-Founder @ TheHouseShop.com

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Seb is co-founder and CEO at TheHouseShop.com, UK’s largest property marketplace. It offers free property advertising for private landlords, private sellers and estate agents. TheHouseShop is disrupting the whole property ecosystem, using technology to make rental transactions fully-digitized, safe, secure and cost-effective. TheHouseShop is also the only fully secure property website, where every private advertiser is verified. Seb is the also chair of the start-up and SME club at the French Chamber of Commerce in the UK. Learn more about Sebastien Goldenberg on Crunchbase…

The House Shop is the UK’s number 1 place for property, working with homeowners, landlords, estate agents. Read more aboutTheHouseShop.com on Crunchbase…

Ofri Ben Porat

CEO and Co-Founder @ Edgify

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Ofri Ben Porat is the Co-Founder and CEO of Edgify. Learn more about Ofri Ben Porat on Crunchbase…

Edgify is a developer of a predictive personalization technology used to train entire data sets for comprehensive analysis. Read more aboutEdgify on Crunchbase…

Alice Lacey

CEO and Co-Founder @ Now Press Play

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Alice is the CEO & co-founder of now>press>play, a multi award-winning social enterprise whose mission is to make the curriculum accessible for all children, regardless of their socio-economic background or academic ability. now>press>play creates immersive audio resources which bring the curriculum to life for over 55,000 primary school children across the UK every week. Before founding now>press>play, Alice worked as a theatre director and assistant director at the Old Vic, National Theatre, and Royal Court. Learn more about Alice Lacey on Crunchbase…

NPP is a social enterprise that develops wireless technology solutions which provide interactive educational resources for children. Read more aboutNow Press Play on Crunchbase…

Colette Newberry

CEO and Co-founder @ The INKEY List

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The INKEY List was born from a belief that better knowledge powers better decisions. Read more aboutThe INKEY List on Crunchbase…

Mat Hunter

Co-CEO and Co-Founder @ Plus X

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Plus X creates workspaces that unlock potential, business growth and innovation, community collaboration, and positive social impact. Read more aboutPlus X on Crunchbase…

Alex Green

CEO and Co-Founder @ motiveOS

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Read more aboutmotiveOS on Crunchbase…

Cristian Parrino

CEO and Co-Founder @ Greengame

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Working with organisations to incentivise sustainable behaviour using automated activity detection, gamification and behavioural economics Read more aboutGreengame on Crunchbase…

Nicholas Heller

CEO and Co-Founder @ tomato pay

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Nicholas Heller has over 20 years of experience as a corporate leader and founding entrepreneur. Nicholas is currently CEO and founder of the award-winning, fintech company, Fractal Labs, and previously led the European R&D team at Google. He also sits as a Non-Exec Director for the not-for-profit organisation, SVC2UK. Fractal is an API-based payments and insights platform-as-a-service focused on Small-Medium-Enterprise (SME) banking. Fractal helps financial institutions and their SME clients save money by providing a smarter payments engine and a platform to deliver the right product, to the right SME, at the right time. Learn more about Nicholas Heller on Crunchbase…

tomato pay is a QR-code based payments and invoice app used by businesses and sole traders. Read more abouttomato pay on Crunchbase…

Alexandra Isenegger

CEO and Co-founder @ Linkilaw

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Alexandra Isenegger is the CEO and co-founder of Linkilaw – the legal platform for startups and SMEs. At 21, Alexandra left her corporate law firm job, with a clear focus on marking legal work transparent and accessible to startups. From 2015 to 2017, Linkilaw pivoted from solely a legal marketplace to also becoming a legal platform for startups and SMEs. In 2017, Linkilaw acquired UK leading legal marketplace LawyerFair. This last year Linkilaw experienced 500% growth. Alex is also featured in Forbes 30 under 30. Learn more about Alexandra Isenegger on Crunchbase…

Linkilaw is the legal platform for startups and SMEs. Affordable contracts drafted by qualified lawyers done quickly and seamlessly. Read more aboutLinkilaw on Crunchbase…

Humphrey Bowles

CEO and Co-Founder @ SUPERHOG

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Humphrey is CEO and Co-Founder of SUPERHOG where he is on a mission to solve the trust and protection gap of 250 million short-term rental hosts, operators and guests. SUPERHOG is a digital trust platform with embedded insurance providing a highly effective risk management toolkit, servicing commercial customers in the short-term rental market. With a total of ten years experience in start-ups, Humphrey’s focus has been on the emerging short-term rental sector, working across a range of high growth startups. He has lead SUPERHOG through seed investment from Insurtech Gateway and Force Over Mass. Learn more about Humphrey Bowles on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutSUPERHOG on Crunchbase…

Christian Huhnt

CEO and Co-Founder @ Artwishlist

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Christian Huhnt is the co-founder and CEO of Artwishlist. He is also a fine art adviser. He earned his master’s degree at London School of Economics and Political Science. Learn more about Christian Huhnt on Crunchbase…

Artwishlist is a messaging app for the art world, where the user can buy and sell fine art without commissions. Read more aboutArtwishlist on Crunchbase…

Chris Michael

CEO and Co-Founder @ Ozone API

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Chris is an experienced industry expert in building cross functional teams, technology platforms and digital products for global brands. He is currently leading development of the UK Open Banking Standard, including creation of the collaboration and governance model which covers both regulatory compliance and commercial requirements. Chris is a strategic innovator and founder of Ozone, a FinTech providing PSD2/Open API technology solutions and advisory services to banks, third parties and regulators in UK, Europe and globally. Learn more about Chris Michael on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutOzone API on Crunchbase…

Jean de La Verpilliere

CEO and Co-founder @ Echion Technologies

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Echion Technologies develops superfast-charging Li-ion batteries Read more aboutEchion Technologies on Crunchbase…

Maelian Kouache

CEO and co-founder @ TERV LDT.

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Terv aims to innovate and disrupt the Sport industry by becoming the Uber, TripAdvisor and Facebook of sports and fitness. Read more aboutTERV LDT. on Crunchbase…

David Notley

CEO and Co-Founder @ Enclave Networks

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David Notley is the CEO of Enclave Network. He is a highly experienced Board level management consultant with a proven track record in management training, corporate strategy and finance and an expert in advising technology businesses. Following a career in international M&A and venture capital, David Notley founded and invested in a number of technology and professional services businesses. David currently advises high growth tech businesses and delivers Government sponsored support programmes. Learn more about David Notley on Crunchbase…

Connect all your computers, servers, cloud instances and containers across any infrastructure with effortless Zero Trust Network Access. Read more aboutEnclave Networks on Crunchbase…

Rachael Crook

CEO and Co-founder @ Lifted

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Lifted is a home healthcare platform offering a personalized & innovative approach to improve the home healthcare experience. Read more aboutLifted on Crunchbase…

Kenny Alegbe

CEO and Co-Founder @ HomeHero

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HomeHero is a digital home manager, taking care of your chores, bills, maintenance and admin, to free up your time for what matters most. Read more aboutHomeHero on Crunchbase…

Pete Daykin

CEO and Co-Founder @ Wordnerds

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Pete Daykin is the CEO and Co-Founder at Wordnerds. Learn more about Pete Daykin on Crunchbase…

Wordnerds teach computers to understand language, make decisions, and find actionable insights. Read more aboutWordnerds on Crunchbase…

James Campbell

CEO and Co-Founder @ Cado Security

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James Campbell is the CEO and Co-Founder of Cado Security and has over 13 years of experience in helping global organizations tackle sophisticated cyber espionage and criminal campaigns. James has a deep passion for cyber incident response, forensics, and cyber crisis. His background includes a career in intelligence previously leading Australia’s National Incident Response capability as the Assistant Director of Operations at the Australian Signals Directorate. ​ After moving to the UK in 2013 James started with PwC to help build and lead the Cyber Incident Response service. As a Director within the PwC cyber practice, he worked with his team on unveiling the APT10 Cloudhopper cyber espionage campaign, as well as helping many global organizations investigate, isolate, and mitigate significant compromises. James has previously spoken at various conferences, including cloudsec, crestcon, and the forensics Europe expo. James has also published papers on topics such as disruptive cyberattacks, and supply chain attacks and loves to stay active in the wider cybersecurity community. Learn more about James Campbell on Crunchbase…

Cado Security is a cloud-native digital forensics platform for enterprises to investigate and respond to cyber incidents at cloud speed. Read more aboutCado Security on Crunchbase…

Ryszard Bublik

CEO and Co-Founder @ Social360 Ltd

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Ryszard has more than twenty years communications advisory experience. He started his career in investment banking with Nomura before moving to the international PR consultancy Brunswick. Recognising the wealth of critical insight in online conversation, Ryszard was part of a team that founded Social360 in 2008 to provide flexible online monitoring solutions to some of the world’s biggest brands and PR agencies. Learn more about Ryszard Bublik on Crunchbase…

Social360 Ltd operates a social media monitoring and analysis platform for corporate communications and public affairs. Read more aboutSocial360 Ltd on Crunchbase…

Chris Erven

CEO and Co-Founder @ KETS Quantum Security

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Chris Erven(CEO & Founder) has been thinking about the commercial application of quantum encryption for over 12 years since he started building these systems experimentally. He has commercial start-up experience with QuSpin Inc., in Canada and is currently Deputy Director of the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre at the University of Bristol. Learn more about Chris Erven on Crunchbase…

KETS Quantum Security is developing a range of future-proof, cost-effective technologies for quantum-secured communications. Read more aboutKETS Quantum Security on Crunchbase…

Jake Wombwell-Povey

CEO and Co-Founder @ Goji Investments

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Jake is an avid change provocateur and is passionate about developing Goji into a powerhouse of the marketplace lending sector globally. Jake is responsible for driving Goji’s strategy and managing Goji’s relationships with its lending and investment partners as well as the propositions they build for them. Prior to stepping up to launch Goji, Jake advised some of the largest UK P2P lending platforms whilst at a global advisory firm. His experience includes Corporate Finance (Public & Private ECM) as well as strategic and regulatory reviews for some of the biggest names in the FS, wealth management and Fintech including; Woodford Investment Management’s £800m IPO of Woodford Patient Capital, the sale of Intelliflo to Hg, and the sale of GoCompare.com to eSure. Jake is a chartered accountant. Learn more about Jake Wombwell-Povey on Crunchbase…

Investment platform providing access to regulated investment products from across the direct lending sector Read more aboutGoji Investments on Crunchbase…

Douglas Rotberg

CEO and Co-Founder @ Book My Garage

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BookMyGarage.com is the UK’s only unbiased, real-time, car servicing comparison site, serving the needs of car owners and garages alike. Read more aboutBook My Garage on Crunchbase…

Devie Mohan

CEO and Co-Founder @ Burnmark

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Devie is a fintech industry advisor and analyst based in London. She is the co-founder and CEO of Burnmark, a fintech research company, in partnership with FinLeap. She is also the marketing strategist and UK co-ordinator for FinLeap. She is a researcher on the ING group Think Forward initiative on better financial decision making. She writes extensively on innovation, disruption and digitalisation and is a columnist with several publications. She is actively involved in the fintech community and has been listed in the top 10 of City AM newspaper’s FinTech Powerlist and in Innotribe’s FinTech Power Women list. Learn more about Devie Mohan on Crunchbase…

Burnmark is a subscription-based fintech research company that supplies data and use cases to encourage partnerships within the ecosystem. Read more aboutBurnmark on Crunchbase…

Bruce Hellman

CEO and Co-Founder @ uMotif

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Bruce Hellman is the CEO and Co-Founder of uMotif. Learn more about Bruce Hellman on Crunchbase…

UMotif is a scalable and engaging patient-centred data capture platform for modern research. Read more aboutuMotif on Crunchbase…

Graham Rodford

CEO and Co-Founder @ Archax

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Graham is a qualified accountant, with over 18 years’ experience in financial services. Prior to Archax, Graham was COO, CCO and Partner of Omni Partners, a $1.4billion hedge fund based in London, where he was responsible for all operational activities and compliance. Before Omni, Graham held several senior operational, finance and compliance roles in the asset management and banking space, including HSBC, Caliburn Capital, Leo Fund Managers and Coutts Bank. Graham has worked in both digital asset and traditional markets and has been responsible for funds across a wide range of investment strategies – including macro, event driven, long short, systematic and private equity. He has also run operations for an $8billion alternative investments business and has worked throughout his career in various regulated environments, including the FCA, SEC and NFA/ CFTC. Graham has a BA (Hons) Accounting from the University of Bournemouth. Learn more about Graham Rodford on Crunchbase…

Archax is a forthcoming global, regulated, digital securities exchange, brokerage and custodian based in London. Read more aboutArchax on Crunchbase…

Raj Mendhir

CEO and Co-Founder @ Wintern

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Wintern is an Assessment Centre service provider and Leadership Education organisation. Read more aboutWintern on Crunchbase…

Kevin Sefton

CEO and Co-founder @ untied

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Kevin Sefton is the CEO and co-founder of untied. Learn more about Kevin Sefton on Crunchbase…

untied is the UK’s personal tax app, and a trusted layer between financial transactions, the tax system and individuals Read more aboutuntied on Crunchbase…

Desiree Parker

CEO and Co-Founder @ The Foraging Fox

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The Foraging Fox is producers of multi-award winning range of all natural Beetroot Ketchups. Read more aboutThe Foraging Fox on Crunchbase…

Brad Nobbs

CEO and Co-Founder @ Licklist

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Licklist is a social marketplace for nightlife & music festivals. Read more aboutLicklist on Crunchbase…

Oluyemi Jegede

CEO and Co-Founder @ Big Pot

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Oluyemi is a whole energy systems specialist. His interests cut across the multiple energy vectors and the interactions between energy supply, demand and the wider economy. More importantly, he is an ardent believer in the promise of a thriving Nigeria and his passion has seen him birth the Bigpot initiative. Learn more about Oluyemi Jegede on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutBig Pot on Crunchbase…

Antoine Baschiera

CEO and Co-Founder @ Early Metrics

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Early Metrics is the first startup rating agency. Read more aboutEarly Metrics on Crunchbase…

Afroditi Maria Konidari

CEO and Co-Founder @ Tendertec

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Building the next generation of AI powered safety, security & personalised care technologies for the post COVID-19 era. Read more aboutTendertec on Crunchbase…

Anna Brailsford

CEO and Co-Founder @ Frisbee

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Frisbee is helping enterprises transform performance management through continuous feedback. Read more aboutFrisbee on Crunchbase…

Erik De Kroon

CEO and Co-Founder @ Yordex

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Erik has a long background in building new businesses, both within larger companies and in startups. In his last job Erik was responsible for launching World pay Online Payments which he and the team took from idea to fast-growing business. Erik has an MSc in Computer Science an MBA from INSEAD. Learn more about Erik De Kroon on Crunchbase…

Smart Spend Management Software, SaaS, B2B Payment Service Read more aboutYordex on Crunchbase…

Lukas Lange

CEO and Co-Founder @ Probably Genetic

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Read more aboutProbably Genetic on Crunchbase…

David Bailey

CEO and Co-Founder @ Aitrak

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David is Operating Partner at C4 Ventures. He advises portfolio companies on Marketing and Merchandising with his expertise in go-to-market strategy, retail development and product marketing. David is an entrepreneur. He is the founding CEO of Aitrak, a startup using AI to help brands and retailers maximise the visual impact of their designs. He also founded and managed Crux and was CEO and Head of Product Design at the video-messaging startup Wordeo from 2012 to 2015. From 2015 to July 2018, David was VP Marketing at SmartThings, a Silicon Valley startup using sensors to turn your home into a smart home, which was acquired by Samsung in 2014. David was Director of Worldwide Retail Development at Apple from 2003 to 2011 where he was responsible for retail partner programs. Based in London, Beijing and Cupertino, he led the creation and development of the highly successful Apple Premium Reseller and Apple Shop-in-Shop programs, opening more than 2,700 premium partner stores across 60 countries to deliver more than 20% of Apple’s worldwide Mac business. Previously, David was Head of International Sales Programs at Gap Inc where he was responsible for distribution of the Gap, GapKids, Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. Learn more about David Bailey on Crunchbase…

AI solutions for brands, retailers, and advertisers Read more aboutAitrak on Crunchbase…

Dave Ward

CEO and Co-Founder @ ClubSpark

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Dave founded ClubSpark in 2012 with Nathan. He has a strong desire to see a growth in sports participation across the UK and globally, through the innovation of technology and the enabling power it provides to venues and participants alike. Dave is approaching 20 years in User Experience Design delivery and will stop at nothing to ensure the team delivers a first-class experience for our product users. Learn more about Dave Ward on Crunchbase…

ClubSpark is an award-winning, market-leading sports booking and management SaaS platform. Read more aboutClubSpark on Crunchbase…

Paul Hague

CEO and co-founder @ BlackDice

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BlackDice is a machine learning software for device management and cybersecurity. Read more aboutBlackDice on Crunchbase…

Phil Lawson

CEO and Co-Founder @ Virtue Technologies

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Phil has a wide range of experience focused on helping his customers to improve their usage and enjoyment of IT solutions. He has a passion for working with the education sector and enjoys designing and developing innovative and reliable IT platforms to facilitate learning for our future generations. Phil is interested in developing and growing all his business’ interests and he is always looking for new and challenging ways to facilitate this. Phil is the winner of three Lancashire BIBA awards, twice winning Entrepreneur of the Year and New Business of the Year. Learn more about Phil Lawson on Crunchbase…

Virtue Technologies is a leading provider of IT solutions to Primary and Secondary schools. Read more aboutVirtue Technologies on Crunchbase…

Vivian Chan

CEO and Co-Founder @ Sparrho

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Vivian completed her PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, after spending a year working in a venture fund in Australia. Vivian has twice been invited to address EU ministers, alongside other speakers including Bill Gates, about the importance of Open Data for innovation, and was selected by Management Today as one of the 35 Women Under 35 in 2015. Vivian is a former President & Chairman of Cambridge University Technology Enterprise Club (CUTEC), and was part of the inaugural Entrepreneur First cohort in 2012. Learn more about Vivian Chan on Crunchbase…

Sparrho lead the world in democratising science using augmented intelligence. Read more aboutSparrho on Crunchbase…

Andrew Reeve

CEO and Co-founder @ HonestBrew

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On an entrepreneurial adventure creating a craft beer platform and brewery – Honest Brew. Learn more about Andrew Reeve on Crunchbase…

HonestBrew is an online craft beer retailer, sourcing and stocking the best craft beers from independent breweries. Read more aboutHonestBrew on Crunchbase…

Jessica Barker

Co-CEO and Co-Founder @ Cygenta

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Jessica Barker is a leader in the human nature of cybersecurity. She has been named one of the top 20 most influential women in cybersecurity in the UK and in 2017 she was awarded as one of the UK’s Tech Women 50. She is Co-Founder and co-CEO of Cygenta, where she follows her passion of positively influencing cybersecurity awareness, behaviours and culture in organisations around the world. She is a popular keynote speaker and regularly shares her expertise in the media, for example on BBC News, Sky News, Channel 4 News and in Grazia magazine and the Sunday Times. She is the Chair of ClubCISO and a board member of BlackHat Executive Summit Europe and SANS Security Awareness Summit EU. Learn more about Jessica Barker on Crunchbase…

Cygenta support clients dealing with the multi-dimensional challenge of cyber-security. Read more aboutCygenta on Crunchbase…

Henrik Hagemann

CEO and Co-Founder @ Puraffinity

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Puraffinity develops biologically derived materials for industrial water treatment. Read more aboutPuraffinity on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Abraham

CEO and Co-Founder @ Healum

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Jonathan believes in the power of personalised healthcare to improve and transform the health outcomes for everyone. He combines his experience in mobile and technology startups, with 5 years at Google where he held the roles of UK Head of mobile and UK Head of Brand Solutions, to achieve this goal. He specializes in bringing digital B2B and B2C products to market and has experience in business strategy and operations, sales and marketing and proposition design and development. He holds a First Class Honours BSc in Economics from UCL. Learn more about Jonathan Abraham on Crunchbase…

Healum provides connected software and apps to improve self-management for patients with long term conditions. Read more aboutHealum on Crunchbase…

Rob Gay

CEO and Co-founder @ Venatus

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Venatus is a global advertising technology platform, focused on gaming and entertainment. Read more aboutVenatus on Crunchbase…

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