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Top Influencers: 101 UK Managing Partner’s To Follow in 2022

Managing Partner play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Managing Partner role. We have selected these Managing Partner’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 Managing Partner’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Christopher North

Managing Partner @ L Catterton

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Chris is a Managing Partner at L Catterton, the world’s leading consumer growth investor with US$20B assets under management, where he co-leads the Growth Fund. He focuses on growth-stage consumer technology businesses in the US, Europe, and the UK. The L Catterton team previously scaled today’s consumer tech leaders (Amazon, Shopify, Lazada, Shutterfly, Peloton, Vroom, Better Mortgage, ClassPass, and more) and brings their experience to support entrepreneurs building tomorrow’s leading companies. He is also an active angel investor and serves on the boards of several non-profits in arts and education. Previously, Chris led Shutterfly, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY) as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors from May 2016 through the sale to Apollo Global Management in 2019. Under his leadership, over the three years from 2015 to 2018, Shutterfly doubled revenues to $2 billion, doubled free cash flow, and increased operating income ten-fold. Prior to joining Shutterfly, Chris served as Managing Director of Amazon UK and co-led Amazon across Europe for six years, after leading Amazon’s UK Media businesses for four years. Amazon UK grew to almost $10 billion in GAAP revenue over this 10-year period, a 14-fold increase. Before joining Amazon, he worked in publishing as Global Managing Director of Phaidon Press, as Chief Operating Officer of HarperCollins Canada, and as Vice President & General Manager of Electronic Publishing for HarperCollins Publishers. He began his career as a management consultant with the media & entertainment practice of Booz Allen & Hamilton. In addition to his operating roles, Chris serves in leadership roles in several not-for-profit organizations. He is a director of Character Lab, a non-profit dedicated to advancing the science and practice of character development in order to help children thrive; a member of the Collections Committee and Director’s Circle of the Harvard University Art Museums; and President of the American Friends of the Royal Collection. He and his wife also actively support the Wallace Collection and the Attingham Trust. Chris is an active angel investor, having made more than 40 investments in early-stage companies. He enjoys mentoring, working with a number of technology entrepreneurs and serving as a Strategic Advisor to Forto. Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard College and a master’s degree in Philosophy from New York University. Chris and his wife have three young children and divide their time between London and France. Born and raised in New York, Chris is a dual US/British national. Learn more about Christopher North on Crunchbase…

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Oliver Jung

Managing Partner @ LAO Holdings

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Oliver is a global investor and entrepreneur based in Tel Aviv. Oliver is investing in US and China based companies and helps them to go international. Previous projects include airbnb, houzz and hoteltonight. Learn more about Oliver Jung on Crunchbase…

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Simon Murdoch

Managing Partner @ Episode 1

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Simon set up online bookstore Bookpages in 1996 and sold it to Amazon in 1998. As VP Europe for Amazon, he managed huge growth from start-up through to multimillion turnover and hundreds of staff. As an Angel investor, he has invested in Shazam, been chairman of VideoIsland (now merged with and renamed LoveFilm, and purchased in Feb 2011 by Amazon.com), Zoopla! and Shutl (currently chairman). Simon founded and funded FriendsAbroad.com, a social network for developing language skills and contacts abroad which was successfully sold to Lesson Nine GmbH, operators of language learning site Babbel.com. Simon is currently CEO of StormForward, an e-commerce conversion consultancy which helpsonline retailers to increase their online sales and profits. Learn more about Simon Murdoch on Crunchbase…

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Aviad Eyal

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Entrée Capital

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📢🐝BeeHero raises $42 million Series B for precision pollination platform #proudinvestor. @BeeHero_io was incubated and pre-seeded by @EntreeCap 👏🔥
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Aviad Eyal is the co-founder and Managing Partner at Entree Capital. Learn more about Aviad Eyal on Crunchbase…

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Michael Sackler

Founder & Managing Partner @ Supernode Global

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Michael Sackler is the Founder and managing partner at Rooks Nest Ventures. He is a film producer of indie hit films like The Witch and Obvious Child, and the one behind film studio Rooks Nest Entertainment. Learn more about Michael Sackler on Crunchbase…

Supernode Global is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in media-tech. Read more aboutSupernode Global on Crunchbase…

Reshma Sohoni

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Seedcamp

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Reshma has always combined technology and business from university to today. Getting degrees in both Engineering and Business (UPenn M&T) meant that from an early age she was cultivating a path that would always bring business and technology together. Early on in her career during the height of the dot com boom, Reshma worked in M&A and venture capital across B2B Software and Internet services businesses in the US and India. She had a small helping hand in building MakeMyTrip (NASDAQ) in its formative days. Following on from this, Reshma went to INSEAD and earned her MBA, fell in love with Europe and stayed on to work in Commercial and Marketing Strategy at Vodafone. Starting Seedcamp in 2007 was a once in a lifetime opportunity and one that she jumped into with a strong desire to help the European founder realize global success. Reshma brings a good mix of tech, business, commercial drive, marketing and that American chutzpah to our incredible team. Learn more about Reshma Sohoni on Crunchbase…

Seedcamp is a European seed fund that identifies and invests early in founders attacking global markets. Read more aboutSeedcamp on Crunchbase…

Scott Mackin

Managing Partner and Co-President @ Denham Capital

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Mr. Scott Mackin is a Managing Partner and Co-President and heads the firm’s Power & Renewables team. Mr. Mackin brings 25 years of energy experience to Denham. He is a member of the Management Committee, Executive Committee, Investment Committee and Valuation Committee. Prior to joining Denham, Mr. Mackin was the President and CEO of Waypoint Energy, Managing Partner at The Chatham Group, President and CEO of Covanta Energy Corporation, President of Ogden Energy and General Counsel at Ogden Projects, Inc. He was also an Associate at Schnader, Harrison, Segal & Lewis and Law Clerk to the Hon. Daniel H. Huyett III, Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Mackin currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Greenleaf Power LLC, BTE Wind (Proprietary) Ltd. and Gradient Resources Inc. Learn more about Scott Mackin on Crunchbase…

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Gil Dibner

Founder & Managing Partner @ Angular Ventures

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Angular Ventures is a specialist venture capital firm backing early-stage deep technology enterprise companies. Read more aboutAngular Ventures on Crunchbase…

Nitin Singhal

Managing Partner & Founder @ Fresco Global

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Nitin Singhal is the Founder and Managing Partner of Fresco Global, a mid-market investment firm. Nitin has over a decade of experience in finance, investment banking and investing across all asset classes and geography. Nitin also advises family offices on their investments and set up multi-billion dollar multi-asset class investment portfolios for clients. Nitin also managed a portfolio of funds invested mainly in Asian and Indian private equity and real estate. While an investment banker with Deutsche Bank London and IFCI Delhi, Nitin advised clients on transactions aggregating several billion dollars. At IFCI, he appraised projects worth over USD 1 billion for debt and equity investment out of the IFCI’s proprietary book. Nitin is a pioneer in Indian infrastructure investing with several path-breaking deals and was an investor in Indian infrastructure projects in the very early days. Nitin has an MBA from London Business School and a BTech from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is based in London, UK Learn more about Nitin Singhal on Crunchbase…

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Frederic Court

Founder and Managing Partner @ Felix Capital

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Frederic is the Founder and Managing Partner of Felix Capital. He has worked in the technology industry for the past 20 years, prior to Felix as General Partner with Advent Ventures in London, and previously as an entrepreneur. At Felix, Frederic works closely with Farfetch (NYSE:FTCH), goop, Mejuri, Yoobic, The Business of Fashion, Highsnobiety and Mirakl. He led the growth investments in Deliveroo and Peloton. While at Advent, Frederic led investments in Farfetch, Zong (sold to eBay), Vitrue (Oracle), Dailymotion (Orange), Qype (Yelp), Fizzback (Nice Systems) and Ubiquisys (Cisco). Frederic was named “Investor of the Year” in Europe by his peers at the 2012 Investor All Stars event. He was on the Midas List Europe 2017 and 2018. Previously he was an entrepreneur in France, building a VC-backed online marketplace for the textile industry, and before that a technology banker in London and New York with Lazard. A graduate of ESSEC in Paris and Bocconi University in Milan, Frederic is fluent in English, French, Italian and Spanish. Learn more about Frederic Court on Crunchbase…

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Alex van Someren

Managing Partner @ Amadeus Capital Partners

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Alex van Someren is a serial IT entrepreneur and CEO with two exits through IPO, nCipher pls (acquired by Thales SA), and ANT plc (acquired by Espial plc). He grew up near Cambridge, UK and worked at Acorn Computer on the BBC Microcomputer and its successor the Acorn Electron. With his brother, Dr. Nicko van Someren, he co-founded nCipher with venture capital backing to develop internet security products using advanced cryptography. The company became a world leader in IT security, counting major banking, finance and governments among its customers. He subsequently raised a total of £14 million in VC before he led the company as CEO to an IPO listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2000 (LSE:NCH) at a £350 million valuation. nCipher plc was sold to Thales SA in 2008. Alex lives in Cambridge, UK and is married with three children. He was appointed an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2005. He has authored several books on computer applications and microprocessors, including the first published book on the ARM RISC chips, which was also pirated in Japanese. During 2019, Alex will be the Visiting Clore Innovation Professor at the Royal College of Art, London. Learn more about Alex van Someren on Crunchbase…

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Nenad Marovac

Managing Partner & CEO @ DN Capital

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Nenad Marovac has more than 25 years of venture capital and private equity investment experience in the technology and media sectors. Nenad is the Founder and Managing Partner of DN Capital. Prior to DN Capital, Nenad was a Partner at Advent International in London, where he focused on TMT investments. Nenad focuses on investments in marketplaces, software as a service (SAAS), fintech, consumer mobile applications and digital health companies. Amongst his select investments are Shazam Entertainment (sold to Apple), Auto1 (largest online marketplace for used cars), Apsmart (acquired by Thomson Reuters), Datanomic (acquired by Oracle), Endeca, (acquired by Oracle), Eve Sleep (IPO London), Happn, Hometogo, Hostmaker, Joblift, Mister Spex, Performance Horizon Group, Purplebricks (IPO London), Tbricks (acquired by Orc) and Quandoo (acquired by Recruit Holding). Nenad is also the Chair of Invest Europe and an active member of YPO in London and Berlin. Nenad received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School Learn more about Nenad Marovac on Crunchbase…

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Harry Briggs

Managing Partner & Founder @ OMERS Ventures

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Loved this from @MarinaHyde:

I honestly can’t add to the auto-satirical fash-pack lunacy of the following actual statement from Balenciaga: “We strongly condemn child abuse; it was never our intent to include it in our narrative.”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/nov/29/kardashian-teddy-bears-bondage-gear-balenciaga

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Harry is a partner at OMERS Ventures, previously at Balderton Capital & BGF Ventures- and the youngest investor in the inaugural Forbes “Midas List Europe”, thanks to investments such as The Hut Group, GoCardless, Touch Surgery and Revolut. Prior to Balderton, Harry co-founded Firefly Tonics, a healthy energy drink brand that sells in over 30 countries, sold to Private Equity in 2012. Harry started his career at McKinsey & Co., the strategy consultancy, in London and New York. Learn more about Harry Briggs on Crunchbase…

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Bernard Liautaud

Managing Partner @ Balderton

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Bernard Liautaud founded Business Objects in 1990 and was CEO for 15 years then Chairman until January 2008. With 6,700 employees, 45,000 customers and $1.5 billion of revenue in 2007, Business Objects was the world leader in Business Intelligence and one of the 15 largest software companies in the world. Business Objects was the first European software IPO on Nasdaq in 1994. In January 2008, Business Objects was acquired by SAP for $6.8 billion, making it the third largest software acquisition at the time. Bernard is now a member of the Supervisory Board of SAP. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Stanford University. He has received a number of distinctions including Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in 2007 in France, Time Magazine Europe’s Digital Top 25 and BusinessWeek Stars of Europe of 2002, Top 10 CEOs in North America by Chief Executive Magazine in 2001. Learn more about Bernard Liautaud on Crunchbase…

Balderton is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on backing European-founded startups. Read more aboutBalderton on Crunchbase…

Mark Pearson

Managing Partner @ Fuel Ventures

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Mark is an award winning digital entrepreneur having achieved multiple successful exits over the last decade. Mark takes an active role in mentoring the Fund’s portfolio of companies. Learn more about Mark Pearson on Crunchbase…

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James Westra

Managing Partner and Chief Legal Officer @ Advent International

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James Westra joined Advent in 2011 and serves as the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer. Prior to joining Advent, he was a partner with the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, where he served on the management committee and was co-head of the global private equity practice. James has represented private equity firms and their portfolio companies for over 30 years, and has worked on many transactions, involving public and private companies, in both the U.S. and numerous other countries. He has also represented the boards of directors of public companies in connection with strategic transactions. James graduated with an AB degree from Harvard College and a JD from Boston University. Learn more about James Westra on Crunchbase…

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Richard Muirhead

Founding Managing Partner @ Fabric Ventures

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Today, we announced a huge update for @CasaHODL members, our most requested feature for a long time — we are adding support for ethereum in Casa.

This is a major expansion in Casa’s security capabilities and a big step toward bringing private key management to the world. 1/

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Since 1995, Richard Muirhead has been involved in starting, funding, building and finding long-term homes for innovative software and internet businesses. He is currently Chairman of Tixdaq (www.tixdaq.com) and investor/advisor to T5M (www.t5m.com). From October 2002 to 2009, he was Chairman, CEO and Founder of [Tideway Systems] (http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/tideway) which with its IT discovery platform tackled the persistent and fundamental challenge of managing change in distributed applications. Tideway’s hundreds of clients included JPMorganChase, Avis, CarphoneWarehouse, Wachovia and BT. Tideway was acquired for cash by BMC Software in October 2009 and its product Foundation is a key strategic platform for BMC going forward. Between 2001 and 2002, Richard was Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Accel Partners at the inception of their London office. From 1995 to 2001, he was a co-founder SVP of Orchestream. Listing on LSE and NASDAQ, with a peak market capitalization that reached £1.0 billion. Now sold and supported by Oracle, Orchestream’s IP service activation software products are automating operations at service providers such as AT&T, Telstra and Vodafone to this day. Richard was a Technology Pioneer at the World Economic Forum for 2009, a finalist in the UK Technology Innovation & Growth Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2006 and runner-up in the British Computing Society’s Intel IT Leader of the Year Award for 2008. Richard holds an MA in Engineering from Cambridge University and is a citizen of both Australia and the United Kingdom. Learn more about Richard Muirhead on Crunchbase…

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Tim Dempsey

Managing Partner @ Epiphany Capital

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Dealmaker & investor. Adviser to emerging funds on portfolio strategy. Learn more about Tim Dempsey on Crunchbase…

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Chris Smith

Managing Partner @ Playfair Capital

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Irish tech is taking off.

Pre-seed venture investing is changing.

The unicorn investment I passed on.

I loved this 15m conversation with @ConallOM - have a listen, lmk if you agree or disagree with some contrarian views!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7lBDIi3SkWhBF7p9bFwuYk?si=ZIgAkW6aSbqV3hsi0KftAg&t=159&context=spotify%3Ashow%3A2xeFCdR1xX7LmPIBVYjKzB

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Chris is Managing Partner at Playfair Capital, a Kauffman Fellow (Class 25) and a Contributor to Forbes. He focuses his investing activities on seed (and pre-seed) deals in the UK and Israel. Chris is particularly interested in autonomous transportation, business and industrial automation (especially through AI, ML and computer vision), HealthTech (except diagnostics and therapeutics) and B2B SaaS. He loves finding companies operating in unloved/overlooked sectors that are ripe for disruption. Prior to joining Playfair, Chris held senior roles at plan.com including Sales Director, Head of Tech/BI and Head of Product Development. He was the 8th member of the team and over a 5 year period built an award winning sales team, introduced new products (organically and through acquisition) and lead the roll out of version 4 of the platform. Revenues grew to £50m in 2018 and the company ranked #1 in The Sunday Times Tech Track 100. In addition to his roles at plan.com, Chris worked on the re-launch/re-branding of Vannin Capital (another Bramden Investments’ portfolio company which was acquired by Fortress Investment Group LLC in September 2019). Chris executed 14 angel investments across the UK and US from 2008 to 2018 with four exits to date – SuperAwesome (acq. Epic Games), Nearbuy Systems (acq. RetailNext), Bidstack (LON:BIDS) & MoPowered (LON:MPM). He is passionate about investing in tech companies and supporting founders using his extensive operational and legal experience. In his previous life, Chris spent nearly a decade in the City as a transactional lawyer in the private equity team at Weil and the corporate team at Olswang. He has worked with some of the world’s leading private equity and venture capital funds on predominately international acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. At Weil, he spent time on secondment to the Silicon Valley office’s patent litigation team, UK-based food manufacturer Premier Foods and the Asset Protection Agency. He also setup a telecoms business offering discounted international calling from 14 countries in 2001 which he partially exited via an MBO in 2005. Learn more about Chris Smith on Crunchbase…

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Morana Jovan-Embiricos

Managing Partner @ F2 Ventures

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Dr Jovan-Embiricos has extensive experience, both within the public and private equity markets. In 2003 Dr. Jovan-Embiricos launched F2 Ventures, a biotech venture capital fund, followed by F3 Ventures in 2010. Prior to launching F3 Ventures, she successfully managed a biotech allocation for one of the largest hedge funds in the USA. In parallel, she was a Venture Partner with MPM Capital until March 2004, which at the time was the largest biotech venture capital firm worldwide. In addition to being on the investment side, she also worked closely with portfolio companies in attaining critical business development milestones and securing appropriate exits either through trade sale or an IPO. She joined MPM in 2000 from Banque Syz & Co in Geneva, where she led the Bank’s activities in Life Sciences investments. She was also a part of the newly established Alternative Investments team and was responsible for new product structuring. She launched one of the first long-only biotech funds in Switzerland. Dr. Jovan-Embiricos holds an Executive MBA from Stanford-National University of Singapore and was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University having worked on Protein Un-caging in the Department of Developmental Biology. She received her PhD in Biophysical Chemistry from the University of Cambridge. Dr Jovan-Embiricos has published numerous articles on the Biotechnology sector for leading European financial journals, and sits on the Board of private and public life science companies. Learn more about Morana Jovan-Embiricos on Crunchbase…

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James Cox

Managing Partner @ YYX Capital

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James Cox is a Founder & Exec Chairman at Itch Pet. Prior to entering venture investing, James was the Founder of a dynamic hedging Foreign Exchange business, focused on the optimization of share classes in fund management companies, that company now trades in excess of $120 Billion USD of foreign exchange per month. He then has spent the past 8 years advising and funding technology companies from startup to exit – including SuperAwesome, AirSorted, Monese, Waldo and many more. James is also the founder of Simba Sleep, the leading direct to consumer sleep business. Under James’ leadership, as Founder / CEO, Simba grew from zero revenue in February 2016 to $100m+ revenue run rate by March 2018, making it one of the fastest growing consumer businesses on the planet. Simba was rated the number two in the 2018 Startups 100 table and a member of Tech Nations Future Fifty program. Learn more about James Cox on Crunchbase…

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Peter Dubens

Founder and Managing Partner @ Oakley Capital

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Peter is currently the founder and head of Oakley Capital. Prior to founding Oakley, Peter was instrumental in establishing 365 Media as one of the UK’s leading online sports content providers. Peter subsequently led the sale of the company to BSkyB in December 2006 for £110 million. He was also Executive Chairman of Pipex, the AIM listed provider of integrated telecommunications and Internet services, where he led the strategic development and execution of 14 acquisitions building one of the UK’s largest broadband suppliers. Pipex was sold for £330 million. Peter has over 21 years of operating experience and over the course of his career has bought, sold and restructured over 40 businesses. Learn more about Peter Dubens on Crunchbase…

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Yemi Lalude

Managing Partner and Head of TPG Growth’s investments @ TPG

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Robert Walsh

Managing Partner @ QVentures

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Robert Walsh is an investor in over 75 early-stage companies from the Pre-Seed, Seed, Mega Seed, and Series A stage. Over 10 years ago, Robert left investment banking to join the start-up world and has never looked back. As the Managing Partner of QVentures, Robert leads a team in investing and supporting the UK start-up community, proudly boasting a portfolio that is 40% located in the UK regions. Robert is a firm believer in syndicate investing and is a trusted voice among fellow investors, Family Offices, and emerging entrepreneurs. Serving on the boards of seven companies in his portfolio, Robert is passionate about supporting and growing the UK start-up ecosystem and actively hosts educational events to engage the investor community, as well as being a valued speaker and panellist at industry events. Learn more about Robert Walsh on Crunchbase…

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Ronen Assia

Managing Partner @ Team8 FinTech

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For the past 20 years, Ronen has been successfully merging technology and design together into useful and accessible products, defining interactive experiences across various devices and platforms. Prior to co-founding eToro in 2007, Ronen has designed products ranging from medical devices, household appliances as well as numerous desktop and web applications. Today Ronen oversees the product and engineering departments for eToro. Ronen holds a BA in Industrial Design from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem and an MA in Product Design from the Royal College of Art, London. Learn more about Ronen Assia on Crunchbase…

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Mark Boggett

CEO & Managing Partner @ Seraphim Capital

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Mark is CEO and co-founder of Seraphim Capital a spacetech thematic investment firm. The group manages Seraphim Space LP, the world first VC fund focused on spacetech, manages Seraphim Space Investment Trust plc, a $300m London Stock Market Listed growth fund focused on spacetech and Seraphim Space Camp an accelerator for spacetechstartups. Mark has invested into a significant portfolio of spacetech businesses including 4 unicorns in the newspace sector. Seraphim group is the most prolific investo in the spacetech domain. Learn more about Mark Boggett on Crunchbase…

Seraphim Capital is dedicated to financing the growth of companies operating in the space ecosystem. Read more aboutSeraphim Capital on Crunchbase…

Carlos Espinal

Managing Partner @ Seedcamp

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Our Head of Brand & Network @Natashalytton spoke about what it takes to create brands that users connect with on an emotional level, live on stage @SlushHQ

Watch the recording here 👇

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGe9H5qXO-Q

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Carlos is Managing Partner at Seedcamp, Europe’s seed fund, investing early in world-class founders attacking large, global markets and solving real problems using technology. Carlos hails originally from Latin America and joined Seedcamp in ’09 following stints as an Associate at Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures and as an engineer for the Advanced Communications Technologies group of The New York Stock Exchange (SIAC). Carlos runs Seedcamp alongside Reshma Sohoni and is passionate about working closely with founders from their earliest stage, supporting them across everything from finding product-market-fit to setting fundraising milestones – he wrote a successful book on that very topic, The Fundraising Fieldguide. Carlos is frequently listed as one of the most influential voices in tech and VC. You can find Carlos podcasting at ‘This Much I Know’ where he interviews leading tech voices, innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and operators as they share their stories with Seedcamp’s global audience. Learn more about Carlos Espinal on Crunchbase…

Seedcamp is a European seed fund that identifies and invests early in founders attacking global markets. Read more aboutSeedcamp on Crunchbase…

Jambu Palaniappan

Managing Partner @ OMERS Ventures

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Jambu Palaniappan is Managing Partner of OMERS Ventures in Europe. He previously had several executive roles at Uber, where he was among the first 100 employees of the company globally. From 2012 to 2014, he led Uber’s international expansion in EMEA and India. From 2014 to 2016, he served as Regional General Manager for Uber in Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa leading a team of 300 as Uber built and scaled its business in that region. From 2016 to 2018, he was Head of Uber Eats in EMEA. He is also currently a Non-Executive Director of JustEat PLC. Jambu studied Public Policy and Economics at Vanderbilt University. Learn more about Jambu Palaniappan on Crunchbase…

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Matus Maar

Managing Partner Ventures & Co-Founder @ Talis Capital

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Today we announce the successful acquisition of a majority stake in
Threads Styling, the London based digital luxury retailer and personal shopping platform.

You can read more about this acquisition on http://chalhoub.me/threadsstyling

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Matus is both an experienced entrepreneur and venture capital investor. Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Pirate Studios – the world’s largest chain of music rehearsal studios, fully autonomous and live streaming equipped, he has also been involved since inception with Threads – the pioneering chat-based ecommerce platform. As an investor he has led or closed over 50 private equity and venture capital deals. Matus enjoys early stage investing, working closely with the entrepreneurs. Matus represents (or did in past) Talis on various boards for companies such as Onfido, iwoca, Pirate Studios, Threads, Import.io, eporta, Narrativ, Price f(x) and others. Matus is passionate about world changing technology companies and spending time with entrepreneurs who are building them. Matus loves travelling and experiencing different cultures, he has lived in six countries and speaks five languages. Learn more about Matus Maar on Crunchbase…

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Alan Vaksman

Founder and Managing Partner @ Digital Horizon

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This is about 350 mln users. The true start of ongoing trend of the hybrid fiat/crypto world. 2 years ago we invested into @aximetriagmbh with a vision that digital currencies will be standing alongside the fiat. Slowly this becoming the new normal.
https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/21/paypal-to-let-you-buy-and-sell-cryptocurrencies-in-the-us/

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Alan is an experienced financial services executive with extensive investment banking , risk, and venture capital experience. Recent experience includes focus on venture capital investments in early stage Fintech and B2B SAAS companies. Alan is the Chairman and co-founder of Digital Horizon VC, early stage venture capital fund and venture builder. He is co-founder and director at YesGrowth UK. He also acts as an independent chairman GPB Switzerland and director at Amsterdam Trade bank and chairman of ANNA money U.K. Learn more about Alan Vaksman on Crunchbase…

Digital Horizon is an international investment company that combines a venture fund and a venture builder. It invests at Series A onwards. Read more aboutDigital Horizon on Crunchbase…

Ahmad Butt

CEO and Managing Partner @ Jetstone Asset Management

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Ahmad Butt is a CEO and Managing Partner of Jetstone Asset Management. Learn more about Ahmad Butt on Crunchbase…

Jetstone Asset Management is a boutique asset management firm. Read more aboutJetstone Asset Management on Crunchbase…

Verdi Israelyan

Managing Partner @ Grishin Robotics

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Verdi Israelian is a partner of [Grishin Robotics](https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/grishin-robotics#/entity), a global investment company dedicated to supporting personal robotics around the world. Previously, he served Mail.ru Group, holding various titles such as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer. Prior to Mail.ru, Israelian co-headed CIS operations of European Special Situations Group at Goldman Sachs in Moscow, where he led several private equity investments in consumer, retail, new media, and real estate sectors in Russia and Kazakhstan. Before Goldman Sachs, he was a deputy head of Russia Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley and completed multiple IPO and M&A transactions. Israelian holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in the Netherlands. Learn more about Verdi Israelyan on Crunchbase…

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Stephen Freidheim

Founder & Managing Partner @ Cyrus Capital Partners

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Stephen Freidheim has served as a member of our board of directors since 2006. Freidheim has served as the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Cyrus Capital Partners, L.P., a registered investment advisor to private investment funds, since 2005. From 1999 to 2004, Freidheim was the Senior Managing Member, Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder of Och-Ziff Freidheim Capital Management, the predecessor of Cyrus Capital Partners. Previously, Freidheim held leadership roles at Bankers Trust Company, a banking organization, Nomura Securities International, a financial services company, and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Incorporated, a securities firm. Freidheim brings financial expertise, knowledge of our company and general business experience to our board of directors. Freidheim is the son of Cyrus F. Freidheim, Jr., a member of our board of directors. Learn more about Stephen Freidheim on Crunchbase…

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John Sinik

Managing Partner and Chairman @ Metric Capital Partners

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John is the Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee. Prior to founding Metric Capital Partners, John was a partner at TowerBrook Capital Partners where he invested in European private equity transactions. Prior to joining TowerBrook, he was the Global Head of Corporate Credit at UBS Investment Bank, based in London, and also served as a member of the Investment Banking Global Management Committee. Previously, John served as a senior member of the Deutsche Bank and Barclays Capital Leveraged Finance teams and prior to that he invested in private equity transactions for Bankers Trust. John holds a BSc, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Learn more about John Sinik on Crunchbase…

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Houman Ashrafian

Managing Partner & Founder @ SV Health Investors

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Houman Ashrafian is the Managing Partner at SV Health Investors. Learn more about Houman Ashrafian on Crunchbase…

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Temitope Lawani

Managing Partner, Member of Executive and Investment Committees @ Helios Investment Partners

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Mr. Lawani received his BS in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from Harvard Law School and MBA (2nd Year Honors) from Harvard Business School. He is co-founder and Managing Partner of Helios Investment Partners, LLP an Africa-focused private equity firm with approximately $1.8 billion in assets under management. Prior to forming Helios he was a Principal in the San Francisco and London offices of TPG Capital (“TPG”), a leading global private equity firm managing over $50 billion in capital. Tope is also a former Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Development Analyst at the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California. He serves on Boards of Directors of Vivo Energy, First City Monument Bank PLC, Helios Towers Nigeria, InterSwitch Limited, Helios Towers Africa Limited and Finacity. He also serves as a member of the Harvard Law School Dean’s Advisory Board; the Overseers’ Visiting Committee of the Harvard Business School; and the MIT Open Courseware Advisory Board. Learn more about Temitope Lawani on Crunchbase…

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Alexander Chikunov

Managing Partner @ Sova VC

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Partner at Sova VC, a London-based venture capital firm working on building an exciting international portfolio of high-potential early-stage companies. We partner with Late Seed/Series A stage companies, with a focus on B2B and B2B2C marketplaces, SaaS companies and platform solutions. Previously VC Investor at Maxfield Capital, with notable deals including flexible-working leader Hubble, and London-based subscription-based recipe box service SimplyCook. Regular Forbes contributor and Forbes 30 under 30 nominee in Russia. Learn more about Alexander Chikunov on Crunchbase…

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Alokik Advani

Managing Partner @ Fidelity International Strategic Ventures

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Alokik leads the Financial Services team which builds, backs and acquires innovative strategic financial services companies and technologies. He joined Eight Roads after ten years at Goldman Sachs, most recently as Head of Principal Strategic Investments, APAC, based in Hong Kong. Learn more about Alokik Advani on Crunchbase…

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Maria Dramalioti-Taylor

Managing Partner @ Beacon Capital

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Maria is the founding managing partner of Beacon, pre-Series A VC firm specialising on enterprise tech ventures. She is on the board of a number of portfolio companies, is a member of the RAEng Enterprise and the Chairs in Emerging Technologies Committees, INSEAD EIR and Included.VC Board member. She is an engineer and holds an MBA. She used to fence the foil so watch out for her ripostes! Learn more about Maria Dramalioti-Taylor on Crunchbase…

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Mike Risman

Managing Partner @ Vitruvian Partners

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Prior to Vitruvian, Mike spent 10 years at Apax Partners where he was a Global Equity Partner and head of Apax’s Information Technology Investment Team in Europe. Previously, he worked for Cap Gemini as a strategy consultant and Jaguar Cars as an engineer. He has an MA in Engineering (Electrical) from Cambridge University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Learn more about Mike Risman on Crunchbase…

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Mads Jensen

Founder & Managing Partner @ SuperSeed Ventures

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Mads is an avid technologist, experienced SaaS entrepreneur and skilled business operator with more than 20 years track record in building and growing technology businesses. His passion is to build great tech companies, and today he does this as investor in and mentor of great founding teams. Mads is technically hands-on, and his expertise includes disruptive innovation using AI and data. He is the author of multiple US patents. Learn more about Mads Jensen on Crunchbase…

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Kevin Dillon

Managing Partner @ Atlantic Bridge

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Kevin has 24 years’ operating experience in the technology sector, including a total of 13 years operational experience in Paris, London and Dublin as an executive in the software industry and five years in Silicon Valley. Kevin served as Vice President, Microsoft EMEA and helped grow the regional business from $500 million in 1991 to $9.5 billion in 2004. At Microsoft, Kevin was a member of Microsoft EMEAs’ senior management team responsible for various roles in Finance, Operations and Sales and Marketing. At Microsoft, Kevin developed a substantial network of European and U.S. channel partners, outsourcing partners and service providers to technology companies. He was responsible for various EMEA finance functions, product manufacturing, distribution, logistics and merger and acquisition integration, licensing and subsidiary development, customer care and channel management. He supported and was jointly responsible for the formation of many new subsidiaries, functions and lines of business. This included working with local management in establishing financial, operational and customer functions in more than 20 subsidiaries. Kevin established the European Operations Centre in Dublin, hiring up to 700 people and serving all of Microsoft�s customers in Europe, Africa and the Middle East while becoming one of Ireland’s top revenue generating companies. He outsourced more than 500 manufacturing jobs between 1997 and 2000 and closed down this function internally, replacing it with customer and partner roles. He was also responsible for building the operational infrastructure for the successful launch of Xbox as a new product and line of business within Europe. He led Microsoft’s EMEA customer care, customer satisfaction, loyalty and related programs. From 1985 through 1991, Kevin was an international tax advisor at Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Europe, the U.S. and South Africa. In that capacity, he helped structure international growth, acquisitions and income repatriation planning for many leading technology companies in Silicon Valley. Prior to 1985, Kevin practiced law in South Africa, including serving as a Legal Officer in the South African Navy. He is a frequent industry speaker and was ICT Ireland Industry Person of the Year in 2001 and elected a fellow of the Irish Management Institute in 2000. He holds various degrees in Business, Finance, Taxation & Law and is an Attorney at Law, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Investment Manager. Kevin is a director on the boards of Panda (where he is Chairman), PolarLake and GeoVector and is an observer on the board of Acision. Learn more about Kevin Dillon on Crunchbase…

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Babatunde Soyoye

Managing Partner @ Helios Investment Partners

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Mr. Soyoye holds a Master of Business Administration degree and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a co-founder of Helios Investment Partners and a Board member of Africatel Holdings B.V. Learn more about Babatunde Soyoye on Crunchbase…

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Stefano Bonfiglio

Managing Partner @ Stirling Square Capital Partners

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Stefano is a Co-founder and the Managing Partner of Stirling Square Capital Partners. Prior to co-founding Stirling Square, Stefano was a Partner and Managing Director with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York and London, where he co-led the expansion of DLJ’s private equity activities into Latin America and Europe. Prior to joining DLJ, Stefano worked in Acquisitions and Structured Finance at Bankers Trust in New York and Milan. Stefano holds an MBA from The Wharton School, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BSFS cum laude in International Economics from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Learn more about Stefano Bonfiglio on Crunchbase…

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Benjamin Belldegrun

Founder & Managing Partner @ Pontifax AgTech

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Thrilled to welcome http://Agriconomie.com, our newest addition to the Aliment Capital (Formerly Known as Pontifax AgTech) portfolio. Congrats to Paolin Pascot, Clément Le Fournis, Dinh Nguyen and the whole Agriconomie team for t…https://lnkd.in/gmZzfkS7 https://lnkd.in/gMubdy5U

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Benjamin Belldegrun is co-founder and managing partner at Pontifax AgTech. Learn more about Benjamin Belldegrun on Crunchbase…

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Sitar Teli

Founder & Managing Partner @ Connect Ventures

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Sitar Teli is a founder and managing partner of Connect Ventures, a venture firm she and her partners started in 2012. Since its founding, Connect has invested in over 40 companies across Europe, including Fiit, Kheiron, Citymapper, Typeform, OurPath, and Soldo. Prior to starting Connect Ventures, Sitar was at Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures, where she led that firm’s investment in SoundCloud’s Series A. Learn more about Sitar Teli on Crunchbase…

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Udayan Goyal

Managing Partner @ Apis Partners

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Udayan is a keen proponent of technology driven reformation in banking and financial services and has exceptional domain expertise in this space. He is the Founder and co-Managing Partner of Apis Partners LLC, a $250m private equity fund focussed on investing in financial services companies in Africa and South Asia. He is a Founder Partner at Anthemis Group and is a prolific investor, having had seed investments in (Bank)Simple, Azimo, Ininal, IOCS, Huddlebuy and Earthport. He serves as a Board Director with Moven and Zyfin and also advises several digital financial startups, including those in the Anthemis Group portfolio. He has led a number of innovation projects including, most recently, Zapp, the UK mobile payments system sponsored by Vocalink and being adopted by the UK banks. Udayan is a much sought after commentator on digital finance and curates the very popular “Future of Money” annual session at Innotribe, SIBOS, where he also serves as a member of the board. He was formerly the Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Technology Advisory at Deutsche Bank AG in the Global Financial Institutions Group based in London. Prior to Deutsche, Udayan had specific responsibility for developing the pan-European specialty finance practice of Credit Suisse with a focus on financial technology. Udayan graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with an MA (NatSci Tripos). Learn more about Udayan Goyal on Crunchbase…

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Aboud Khaddam

Managing Partner @ London Impact Ventures

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If #Assad has an Instagram account, why is it even up for debate that #DonaldTrump be reinstated on a public platform. Freedom of speech is a two way street, either respect it or don’t lecture the rest of the world about it. #trumpisback #Elonmusk #twitter #FreedomOfSpeech

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Mike Powell

Managing Partner @ FinEx Capital Management

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Mike Powell is the Managing Partner at FinEx Capital Management. He also Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Thematic Capital. Learn more about Mike Powell on Crunchbase…

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Kerry Baldwin

Managing Partner, co-founder @ IQ Capital

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Co-founder/Managing Partner of IQ Capital, a Cambridge based, deep tech focused, early stage venture capital investor, which invests in Machine Learning, AI, Data Science and Data-based propositions and IP based on disruptive algorithms. IQ Capital invests £1-5m in the first round and subsequently adds further capital through follow-on investments, IQ Capital is actively seeking Series A with rich deep tech IP at the core. Kerry has 20 years in early stage Venture Capital both in the UK and Europe starting with VTL in 1997 (the first investor in Autonomy), KVS amongst other deep tech investments and had numerous successful exits including to Yahoo, Sun Microsystems and other secondary sales. In 2006 she co-founded IQ Capital raising a £25m fund, followed by a £50m fund in 2015 with British Business Bank as a key investor. The fund has enjoyed exits to Google, Huwaei and Becton Dickinson. She specialises in Competitive Intelligence, Product, Strategic Marketing and team dynamics. Learn more about Kerry Baldwin on Crunchbase…

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Birgir Ragnarsson

Managing Partner @ Novator

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Birgir Ragnarsson is the Managing Partner at Novator. Learn more about Birgir Ragnarsson on Crunchbase…

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Mark Beeston

Founder & Managing Partner @ Illuminate Financial

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Mark Beeston founded Illuminate after a 25+ year career in capital markets where he had been both the consumer of capital markets technologies as well as the entrepreneur, operator, and funder of capital markets businesses. Prior to founding Illuminate, Mark was the CEO for the Post Trade Risk and Information business at ICAP (now Nex) where he oversaw the creation of ICAP’s own investment subsidiary. Prior to ICAP Mark launched T-Zero (now ICELink) during his time at Creditex before the company was acquired by ICE in 2008. He started his career with 13 years at Deutsche Bank in derivatives trading and management, including periods as COO for both the Global Rates and Global Credit businesses. Mark has an undergraduate degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Mark was listed on the Institutional Investor Fintech Finance 35 and top 40 Lists, Financial News Fintech 40 Power List, Institutional Investor Trade Technology Top 30 and Top 40 Lists, and Derivatives Intelligence/Derivatives Week Rising Stars. Learn more about Mark Beeston on Crunchbase…

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Bob Geiman

Managing Partner @ Cava Capital

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Bob joined the Cava team in 2010 and led our investment in Neuehouse, LLC. With over 15 years of experience, Bob is a proven operator and investor in mobile and new media. Bob is the Founder and President/CEO of EveryScreen Media, a mobile advertising technology and data company in New York City. In addition, Bob is Chairman of the Board of Roundbox, a leading provider of mobile video software and applications and a member of the Board of Directors of Paradigm Creatives, a Hyderabad, India -based software company that creates mobile and social applications and enabling technologies for smartphones and tablets. Bob serves on the Advisory Boards of HatchLabs, an entrepreneurial sandbox building advanced mobile products that is funded by IAC and Xtreme Labs; Keynetik, a provider of software infrastructure and applications to facilitate the delivery of sensor-enabled, environment and context aware applications for the mobile, healthcare, sports and gaming industries; Paneve, a software programmable, video processing company for mobile devices and tablets; Perky Jerky, a guerilla marketing company that sells specialty food products; and Spring Partners, a company that is building a mobile application called SpringPad. Bob was recently a member of the Board of Directors of Paratek, a wireless semiconductor company that was acquired by Research in Motion in March 2012. Bob is a founding member of First Growth Venture Network, an organization with the mission of identifying high potential technology entrepreneurs in New York City and supporting these entrepreneurs with resources and networks to succeed through a nine month boot camp Learn more about Bob Geiman on Crunchbase…

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Steve Lewis

Founder & Managing Partner @ Planit Ventures

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Bruce Macfarlane

Managing partner @ MMC Ventures

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Through his experience as an active business angel investor, Bruce saw the opportunity to make the process of attracting investment by experienced, like-minded individual investors willing to provide expertise as well as money more effective by having a supporting engine room of professionals to sift, due diligence and structure the investments. MMC was designed accordingly and then grew naturally into the leading venture capital investor it is today. Bruce sits on the Investment Committee and is actively engaged with portfolio companies. He has lead responsibility for Neoss, Interactive Investor and Breathing Buildings. Learn more about Bruce Macfarlane on Crunchbase…

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Stephen Chandler

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Notion Capital

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Truly bloody awful service experience with @British_Airways yet again. Everyone get things wrong sometimes but BA add insult to injury by then failing to address issues proactively / making it so hard for customers to seek redress (even when travelling First). Dumb.

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Stephen Chandler is Co-founder and Managing Partner at Notion Capital. An entrepreneur, investor and company builder, with 20 years experience in forming, funding, running, advising and investing in technology businesses, he has been a co-founder of over ten businesses with involvement in dozens more, where he helped a number of leading tech companies develop and execute winning market strategies. He has primary responsibility for the external fundraising activities of the firm and is active in deal origination in SaaS, FinTech and eCommerce enablement in the UK and Nordic region. He is / was the Notion Capital representative on the boards of Tradeshift, Mojn, Selfnet and Star. Learn more about Stephen Chandler on Crunchbase…

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Jeremy Oppenheim

Founder & Managing Partner @ SYSTEMIQ

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Jeremy was a senior partner at McKinsey until April 2016, where he worked for 24 years serving some of the world’s leading companies in the finance, consumer goods, technology, healthcare and energy sectors. He worked extensively with multilateral development banks, the United Nations and governments in both developed and developing countries. In 2007, he set up McKinsey’s Sustainability & Resource Productivity Practice, supporting ambitious public, philanthropic and private sector clients to put in place low-carbon, resource-efficient strategies. Prior to this, Jeremy worked at the World Bank from 1988-1993, specialising in economic transformation programmes for middle-income countries. In 2013-2014, Jeremy was programme director of the New Climate Economy project. He sits on a number of non-profit boards, including Global Action Plan (as Chair), the Woods Hole Research Center and Rare (UK). Together with Martin Stuchtey, he is a founder and managing partner of SYSTEMIQ. Learn more about Jeremy Oppenheim on Crunchbase…

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Nic Brisbourne

Managing Partner @ Forward Partners

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Nic is the Managing Partner of Forward Partners, an “Applied VC” that backs early-stage companies from day one and provides them with a support team to supercharge their business. Learn more about Nic Brisbourne on Crunchbase…

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Marc Deschamps

Managing Partner & Executive Chairman @ Drake Star Partners

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Marc Deschamps is Managing Partner & Executive Chairman of Drake Star Partners. Marc combines a highly successful internet entrepreneurial and corporate leadership track record, with an award-winning M&A career dedicated to the tech and internet sectors. Prior to Drake Star Partners, Marc co-founded LD&A Jupiter in 2004, leading over 70 M&A and private equity international transactions. Marc’s career is all committed to the growth of tech and internet companies. Prior to co-founding Drake Star Partners, Marc served as COO of British Telecom, where he led the broadband internet multi-billion-pound launch and roll out in the UK. He also was Chello NV’s Co-Founder, the first broadband ISP and one of the first unicorns in Europe. As such, Marc led Chello NV through a $1 billion IPO on NASDAQ and AEX before its sale to Liberty Global as part of the UPC group. He began his career in technology management roles at Logitech (launching innovative products) and Philips (European marketing of new media publishing CD-I, CD-ROM). He co-founded his first IT company at the age of 17 providing race series such as Formula 1, IndyCar and NASCAR with revolutionary timing IT. Marc is and was non-executive board director in multiple innovation companies including some of the leading Indian IT providers, Canadian new media pioneers and the first European wind power operator. Marc founded and invested in multiple IT and internet companies. Marc holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Polytechnique de Montréal in collaboration with Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne. Marc published research in Artificial Intelligence and received scholarships from National Research Council of Canada as well as Power Corp. Marc lives in London with 3 kids, is Canadian and British national, multilingual and lived in some 6 countries. Learn more about Marc Deschamps on Crunchbase…

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Abbas Kazmi

Founder & Managing Partner @ Collegiate Capital

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Abbas is a serial entrepreneur and investor who set up first company (of many) at 16 and numerous successful ventures later still has a burning passion for supporting entrepreneurs and getting involved with projects from a wide range of areas. A true Stakhanovite, some of his latest ventures include AFFINITY and Collegiate Capital both of which he founded and runs. Chairman and refounder of the illustrious Oxford Guild Business Society, the largest society in the world, CEO and founder of the Oxford Accelerator and a UK Undergraduate of the Year award winner, he has been named as one of the Entrepreneurs of the Year by NACUE and as a ‘One to Watch’ by Freshminds. Abbas is also the founder and President of the Collegium Global Network. He has been named as a Gateway ‘Rising Star’ and is a runner up in the national AMMT Fellowship award. He has featured in the BBC, Financial Times, the Telegraph, the Independent and many other media outlets around the world. He has been the driving force behind some notable events such as Kanye West’s guest lecture at Oxford and the Upstart Word Summit and competition. An academic scholar both at Westminster School and Oxford University (at New College), he has extensive work experience including at the financial powerhouses such as BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and many others across finance, consulting, commodities, private equity and venture capital. Learn more about Abbas Kazmi on Crunchbase…

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Joseph Pacini

Co-Managing Partner @ SGT Capital

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Stuart Chapman

COO & Managing Partner @ Molten Ventures

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Prior to joining Esprit in Febuary 2005 Stuart was a Partner of 3i Ventures. He was also a founding partner of 3i US, based in Menlo Park, CA. Stuart had 13 years of venture capital experience with 3i in Europe and the USA. While he was at 3i US he was responsible for 3i’s investments in Still Secure, CollegeNet and Appshop. Following his return from the US in October 2003 he was responsible for 3i’s investments in The Cloud, Telecity and Searchspace, the IPO of Pixology and the sale of Magic 4 to Openwave. Stuart is a member of the British Venture Capital Association Council. Prior to 3i, Stuart was involved in software and systems implementations in the Banking sector. He is a graduate of Loughborough University. Learn more about Stuart Chapman on Crunchbase…

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Niko Waesche

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ German Media Pool

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Niko co-Founded German Media Pool with Aljoscha in 2011. Niko has over fifteen years of media industry experience, for example, as Global Industry Head for Media & Entertainment at GfK and Partner at IBM Global Business Services, leading IBM’s European Media & Entertainment Industry practice. Niko also worked in VC and helped set up a corporate accelerator. He has a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics as well as other degrees. Learn more about Niko Waesche on Crunchbase…

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Spyro Korsanos

Founder & Managing Partner @ Fuse Venture Partners

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An award-winning corporate advisor, investor and dealmaker, Spyro Korsanos is the founder and Managing Partner of Global Venture Partners. Global Venture Partners invests in the consumer internet sector and provides strategic advice and corporate finance for technology ventures. Since 2014, Spyro has led over 40 e-commerce transactions, valued at $2bn, which have created more than €1bn in capital gain. As a global development advisor, Spyro has been instrumental in the impressive growth of Delivery Hero, foodpanda and various Rocket Internet-backed businesses. Global Venture Partners has recently invested in Kurly, the Korean online grocer, and pet tech platform Felcana, based in the UK. Spyro was awarded TMT Rising Star in 2017. Previously, he held corporate strategy and investment roles with Sky, Liberty Global and Cable & Wireless. Spyro started his career as a corporate lawyer at Gilbert & Tobin and holds an MBA from INSEAD. Learn more about Spyro Korsanos on Crunchbase…

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Pal Erik Sjatil

Global Managing Partner and CEO @ Lightrock

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Pal Erik Sjatil is the Global Managing Partner and CEO at Lightrock, a global private equity partnership that seeks to achieve financial as well as societal and environmental returns. Lightrock invests in sustainable businesses built by purpose-driven entrepreneurs committed to innovation for systemic change at scale. The company has one of the largest impact-focused growth portfolios in Europe, Latin America and India. More recently, Lightrock has also started building out a portfolio of investments across Sub-Saharan Africa. It invests in companies that pursue scalable and technology-driven business models around the themes people, planet and productivity/tech for good. Specific investment sectors within these themes include education, healthcare, access to finance, mobility, transportation, renewables and circular-economy transition. Lightrock investments demonstrably contribute to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. Lightrock’s portfolio currently encompasses more than 60 high-growth companies, including Infarm, one of the world’s fastest growing urban farming networks with more than 1200 farms installed; PharmEasy, one of the largest omni-channel healthcare platforms in India; DrConsulta, one of the largest healthcare chains in Latin America; and M-Kopa, a global pioneer for pay-as-you-go solar energy services for off-grid customers in rural East Africa. In 2019, CMR Surgical, a developer of surgical robots that will broaden access to keyhole surgery, was the first of Lightrock’s portfolio companies to become a unicorn – followed by several others, such as Lilium, the sustainable aviation company. As an active owner, Lightrock supports its portfolio companies from a board position in their dynamic growth and expansion phase. Prior to joining Lightrock, Pal Erik Sjatil was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, a member of the firm’s Shareholders Council, and the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s offices in Europe. Before assuming that role, he led McKinsey’s office in Norway, was part of the leadership of the Scandinavian offices, led the office complex in Eastern Europe, and was the Managing Partner of McKinsey’s offices in EEMA (Eastern Europe, Russia/CIS, Turkey, the Middle East, and Africa). Pal Erik also held leadership roles in the firm’s Telecommunications, High Tech, and Strategy & Corporate Finance practices. At McKinsey, he served clients in the telecom, high tech, financial services, and oil and gas industries and focused on corporate strategy, operations, and organizational transformations. Learn more about Pal Erik Sjatil on Crunchbase…

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Bhaskar Majumdar

Founder & Managing Partner @ Unicorn India Ventures

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A seasoned media and technology executive, entrepreneur and early stage investor primarily focused in the UK and India. Passionate about building new businesses especially in the areas of media & technology capitalizing on the opportunities created by globalization and proliferation of technology and its convergence that enable startups to successfully disrupt traditional value chains in these industries. He held a series of positions in the Indian media industry that culminated into being chosen to roll out Zee internationally. In 2000, decided to strike it on his own launched Recreate Solutions – a digital media services company with backing from Insight Partners. Within six years the company grew over 800 people and established itself as a global player with offices around the world leading to his first exit. Recreate was sold to a major US system integrator that delivered a substantial return on shareholders’ investment. That led to adopting the role of an early stage investor/advisor for start ups in the media and technology space both as a primary investor as well as an advisor to private equity firms. Bhaskar serves as an advisor to the UK Government and Start Up Britain – as well as a Tech London Advocate. On the Advisory board of FICCI on Media and Entertainment as well as TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Board of India) on the Digital Addressable System Roll-out in India. He regularly contributes to discourse on media, convergence, and entrepreneurship in the UK and in Asia, in various conferences as well as publications. Also a Founder Charter Member of TIE in the UK and on the board of Total Start’s Mentor and Governance Board. Learn more about Bhaskar Majumdar on Crunchbase…

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Simon Turner

Managing Partner @ Inflexion Private Equity

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Simon co-founded Inflexion with John Hartz in 1999. Together they jointly chair our Investment Committee. Simon has 30 years’ experience of developing and leading buyouts for growth businesses, having started his private equity career in the early 1990s. He and John co-founded Daiwa Europe’s Private Equity Group, which they ultimately spun out to form Inflexion. When not working, Simon leads Inflexion’s involvement in The Prince’s Trust, is a trustee of Impetus-The Private Equity Foundation, and chair of The Roundhouse. He has skied to both the North and South Pole as part of the Antarctic Enterprise, raising over one million pounds for charity. Simon also enjoys playing tennis and golf and holds an MA in Modern History from Oxford University. Learn more about Simon Turner on Crunchbase…

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Steffen Pauls

Founder & Managing Partner @ 7 Global Capital

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Francesco Loredan

Co-Chairman and Managing Partner @ BC Partners

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Mr. Francesco Loredan serves as a Founder and Member of Advisory Board of Innogest SGR S.p.A, where he was a Director. Mr. Loredan served as Co-Managing Partner and a Co-Chairman at BC Partners. He joined BC Partners in 1989. Prior to this, he served at the Boston Consulting Group for four years, where he worked on assignments in France and Italy. Previously, he spent three years in corporate finance at Bank of America Corporation as a Credit Officer. He serves as the Chairman of Mark IV Industries Inc., U.S.A. He serves as Non-Executive Director of Heating Finance PLC. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Interpump Group SPA. He served as a Director of Baxi Group Ltd from January 16, 2004 to February 18, 2008. He speaks Italian, English, French, and Spanish. Mr. Loredan has an M.B.A. from INSEAD and holds a B.Sc. degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Learn more about Francesco Loredan on Crunchbase…

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Alberto Matta

Managing Partner @ Optimum Asset Management

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Alberto has 20 years of experience in the investment business. After obtaining a university degree in Finance at Northeastern University in Boston, he relocated first to New York and then to London where he has taken various responsibilities at different organizations. After working for Merrill Lynch and Bankers Trust where he contributed to the development of the derivatives business for the Italian market, in 1998 he took a role with Paribas (now BNP Paribas) on the Origination side, where he worked for 7 years, focusing on complex securisation and structured credit derivatives transactions and effectively creating and sourcing investment instruments for institutional investors around the globe. In 2001 Alberto was appointed European Co-Head of the Origination business for Financial Institutions. He moved to ABN AMRO Bank in London in 2004 and Barclays Capital in 2006 where he focused on the distribution side of the investment business. In this capacity, Alberto was able to work closely with large institutional investors (Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds) and address their investment/portfolio needs. In 2007 Alberto left his position as a Director at Barclays Capital in London to assume responsibilities as Managing Director of BMB Investment Management Partners, SL in Barcelona and as Board Member of Optimum Evolution Funds SIF. After leaving his role at BMB Investment, Alberto founded and assumed responsibility as CEO of Luxembourg based Optimum Asset Management (Luxembourg) SA. In 2017, he was appointed Chairman of the firm. Learn more about Alberto Matta on Crunchbase…

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David Harrison

Managing Partner @ True Potential

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David Harrison Managing Partner, True Potential LLP In 1997, David founded financial services firm Positive Solutions and grew the business to the largest in the country, representing 1,900 independent financial advisers (IFAs), with a turnover of £114 million and profits in excess of £1 million a month. In 2007, David became Managing Partner of Newcastle-based financial services group True Potential LLP, which had a turnover of £56.7 million in 2015 and currently employs over 250 staff and Partners. David oversees the strategic and key business decision areas for the Group and is a crusader for technological advances in financial services. His vision is to foster a nation of educated savers who set clear targets for their future and use technology to reach their goals. He also believes in the value of building the right savings habits and accessing investments in a way that suits savers’ lifestyles. This has led to the development of world-first technology such as impulseSave®, which helps savers top-up their investments from anywhere in the world with as little as £1 at a time. David invests in technology, chiefly by hiring the brightest developers from the three world-class universities on his doorstep. He currently has 24, most of whom joined the company while still students. He is a regular commentator on the UK’s savings gap crisis and has featured in coverage by the BBC, The Times and The Guardian. Learn more about David Harrison on Crunchbase…

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Timothy Mills

Managing Partner @ ACF Investors

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Tim is an Investment Director at the newly formed British Business Bank and also leads the investment activity and operations of the Angel CoFund. Tim started his career with Merrill Lynch, joining their graduate leadership programme to spend several years working in Europe, North America and Asia. Tim became an Associate Vice President in the technology group at Merrill before moving to Barclays Capital to work on the integration of the firm’s expanding global operations. In the past Tim has worked with a leading credit analytics consultancy and one of the UKs largest hedge funds.Prior to the creation of the British Business Bank, Tim spent 5 years with Capital for Enterprise, leading investments into venture capital funds as well as launching various funds, including the Angel CoFund. Tim has a B.Sc. in Business and Technology and holds a full-time MBA from Manchester Business School. Learn more about Timothy Mills on Crunchbase…

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Kurt von Emster

Managing Partner @ Abingworth

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Lloyd Thomas

Managing Partner @ Athene Capital

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Previously, Lloyd worked at EQT Partners, a leading European private equity firm, where he was in charge of deal sourcing, and also analysing and executing investments across the capital structure. Prior to EQT, Lloyd was at Deloitte, where he advised investors, lenders and management teams on turnaround business plans and restructuring options. Lloyd’s previous experiences include roles at JP Morgan, ISIS Private Equity and HSBC. Lloyd is an ACA Chartered Accountant, and graduated from Wharton as a Joseph Wharton Scholar with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with honours in French. Lloyd also holds an MRes in Finance from Cass Business School. Learn more about Lloyd Thomas on Crunchbase…

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Stephen Willson

Managing Partner @ Unilever Ventures

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Investment Director with 11+ years experience in early stage and growth capital investing across Consumer. Learn more about Stephen Willson on Crunchbase…

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Ken Yeadon

Managing Partner @ Thematic Capital

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Ken Yeadon is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Thematic Capital LLP and leads the management team at Thematic Networks. Ken Yeadon has more than 25 years of experience in general management, trading, technology, large technology project management and venture investing and is a recognised innovator in financial technology. Learn more about Ken Yeadon on Crunchbase…

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Abdalla Kablan

Managing Partner @ Wyzer

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Some people are asking me about the ₿ market. I never give financial advice, however I personally always take a v long term view. Civilisations, ideologies and philosophies, take decades to spread. What happens in between is forgettable. & yes btc is digital gold. #IDontDayTrade

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Abdalla Kablan is a serial entrepreneur, and award winning fintech expert. He specialises in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the design of complex financial systems. Throughout his career he founded a number of startups and companies specializing in deep learning, professional match making, and Fintech. Furthermore, Kablans is an Alumni of Microsoft Ventures, UK and worked on projects, which were featured at the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos. Kablan is also an academic at the University of Malta where he lectures and researches topics related to computational intelligence, financial engineering, and financial data science. During his PhD studies between 2007-2011 Dr Kablan researched the cryptographic block algorithms behind bitcoin (now known as blockchain), and is a renowned expert in the field of distributed ledgers. Furthermore Dr Kablan advices governments on matters related to strategic development and utilisation of technology, Fintech, and Blockchain/DLT technologies. Learn more about Abdalla Kablan on Crunchbase…

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Tom Montgomery

Founder, Managing Partner @ Allegro Capital

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Tom Montgomery is a Founder, Managing Partner at Allegro Capital. Previously he was worked with Adidas Group as a Head of Group Strategy. Learn more about Tom Montgomery on Crunchbase…

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Max Bautin

Managing Partner @ IQ Capital

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Max has worked in venture capital since 2001, first building seed stage investment business at NW Brown and then co-founding IQ Capital in 2007. He has led investments in over two dozen high-technology companies – including Phonetic Arts (Google), Sirigen (BD), Neul (Huawei), DanioLabs (Summit), Quotient (EKF), Reevoo, Novacta and Transversal – and currently represents IQCP on the boards of Grapeshot and Stillfront. Max started his career in Millicom, a corporate investor into mobile telecom companies in developing countries. He holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Cambridge. Learn more about Max Bautin on Crunchbase…

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Ed Stacey

Managing Partner @ IQ Capital

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Co-founder and Managing Partner of IQ Capital, a Cambridge based, deep tech focused, early stage venture capital investor, which invests in Machine Learning, AI, Data Science and Data-based propositions and IP based on disruptive algorithms. IQ Capital invests £1-5m in the first round and subsequently adds further capital through follow-on investments, IQ Capital is actively seeking Series A with rich deep tech IP at the core. In 1997 Ed co-founded Venture Technologies, a predecessor of IQ Capital. Having invested £31m in 22 investments, the fund achieved a number of highly successful exits and delivered over 30% net IRR to its investors. Successful exits included three flotations, (including Autonomy plc, the first technology company on EASDAQ), a secondary purchase, and a number of trade sales to companies including Sun Microsystems, Veritas and Yahoo. Post 2002, when Venture Technologies portfolio was fully realised, Ed advised a private UHNWI syndicate on the execution of over 15 investments and advising on sustainable growth strategies and maximising shareholder returns. During his time with IQ Capital, Ed has been responsible for the technology side of portfolio companies, investment strategy and, as a member of the Investment Committee, general investment activity. Ed is currently in on the board of Speechmatics and serves as board observer in Privitar, Biobeats, Oxford Space Systems, SenseEye and CPS. His IQCF1 exits include Imsense (Apple, 2010) and Rosslyn (AIM, 2014). He holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and a BSC in Physics. Learn more about Ed Stacey on Crunchbase…

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Patrick Hable

Managing Partner, Founder @ 2iQ Research

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Patrick is a founding member and Managing Director of 2iQ Research. He is responsible for sales and business development. Prior to his work with 2iQ, Patrick Hable spent four years working in the portfolio management division of DWS, Germany’s leading fund management company, and was responsible for the portfolio management of various European equity funds. Learn more about Patrick Hable on Crunchbase…

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Dmitry Kaminskiy

Managing Partner @ Deep Knowledge Ventures

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Dmitry Kaminskiy is Managing Partner of Deep Knowledge Ventures, a Hong Kong-based fund that invests in disruptive biotechnology, fintech, and artificial intelligence companies. He is Founding Partner at Deep Knowledge Life Sciences, a London-based venture fund focused on disruptive biopharmaceutical, precision medicine, and AI healthcare companies. Mr. Kaminskiy is Managing Trustee of the Biogerontology Research Foundation. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the National University of Electronic Technology. Prior to Deep Knowledge Ventures, he served as an executive in the telecom and financial services industries. Learn more about Dmitry Kaminskiy on Crunchbase…

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Nick Adasi

Managing Partner, Head of UK @ DealGlobe

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Nick was a member of the DealGlobe launch team in 2014. Previously he worked in a leading European hedge fund, based in London and specialising in Venture Capital. Before this he worked at Goldman Sachs in New York as part of the luxury & retail sector team. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland holding a BSc in Finance Learn more about Nick Adasi on Crunchbase…

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Avi Azulai

Managing Partner, UK @ Medvest

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Mikhail Sharonov

Managing Partner @ Immigram.io

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An immigration platform paved with technology and industry expertise. Read more aboutImmigram.io on Crunchbase…

Andrew Carruthers

Managing Partner @ Novastar Ventures

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Andrew is Chief Executive Officer of SPARK Ventures. He sits on the Board of Aspex Semiconductor, DEM, iSporty and DX3, leading SPARK’s active participation in the development of these companies. Over recent years he has led the sale of Footfall to Experian for £36m and the sale of Pricerunner to Valueclick for $36m having been on the board of that company since 2002. He was previously a Director of NewMedia Investors responsible for capital raising and corporate finance for a range of technology businesses including Lastminute.com. Prior to that he was involved in the operational management of technology and finance as a Director or Founder of online information, TV and digital distribution companies in the US and UK. Andrew qualified as an accountant with KPMG. He was appointed to the Board of SPARK Ventures on 27 September 1999. Learn more about Andrew Carruthers on Crunchbase…

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Jakob Lindquist

Investment Professional & Co-Managing Partner @ Cordet

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Jakob is Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of CORDET. He was previously at Morgan Stanley for 22 years, most recently as Co-Head of Global Financial Institutions Group EMEA where he led more than 100 staff in investment banking and global capital markets. Jakob was a senior member of Morgan Stanley’s IBD/GCM EMEA management team, as well as representing FIG on the Underwriting Committee. While at Morgan Stanley, Jakob was stationed in London and New York, and also spent extended periods in Asia. He has executed projects in more than 25 countries, and has worked on more than 200 announced transactions. A financial services industry specialist throughout his career, Jakob has served as trusted advisor to many of Europe’s largest banks, insurers and asset managers. Jakob studied at the Stockholm School of Economics (Finance & Accounting) and Uppsala University (Russian Language and Eastern European Studies). He is a Lieutenant in the Royal Swedish Navy, having completed officer’s training as an interrogator at the Armed Forces Intelligence & Security Corps (Tolk Skolan). Learn more about Jakob Lindquist on Crunchbase…

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Christian Thun-Hohenstein

Managing Partner @ DealGlobe

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Tim Smeaton

Managing Partner @ Kubrick Group

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Tim Smeaton co-founded Kubrick Group in March 2016. Tim is responsible for the overall strategy of the company and its execution. Tim was previously the CEO of a public company that he grew with his co-founders to have revenues in excess of £200 million and 10 offices around the world. Tim also has a background in the technology industry with multiple non-executive roles, with a strong focus on education and charitable organisations helping them increase diversity in the technology industry. Tim also has experience as an advisor and investor in technology start ups. Tim believes that all organisations have a responsibility to develop their people to compensate for the huge impact that automation and artificial intelligence will have on the global workforce. Learn more about Tim Smeaton on Crunchbase…

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Marco Capello

Managing Partner @ BlueGem Capital Partners

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Marco Capello is the founder, Managing Partner, Member of the Board and Member of the Investment Committee of BlueGem Capital Partners. Marco Capello is Board Member of Olicar, The Private Clinic, Fintyre, Neomobile, Management Consulting Group, Liberty, Ufi Filters and Enotria. From 2002 to 2006 Marco Capello was a Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity, executing transactions in Europe with a cumulative equity investment of approximately € 650 million and returns at the very top of the industry. Marco Capello started his professional career in Investment Banking where he worked for over 18 years at Credit Suisse First Boston, Wasserstein Perella and, since 1994, at Merrill Lynch. During his career in Investment Banking Marco worked primarily in mergers and acquisitions both in New York and London. At the age of 30, while at Wasserstein Perella, he became a member of the European Executive Committee. At 34 he became Head of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch in Italy. Learn more about Marco Capello on Crunchbase…

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Alpesh Doshi

Managing Partner, CEO @ Fintricity

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Alpesh is an entrepreneur and innovator in how enterprises can transform and future-proof their business using disruptive technologies and business models, particularly around digital, big data & analytics and blockchain. He is focused on innovative thinking and practical strategies to add value for his clients fast and often, introducing the agile approach of working to digital transformation. Learn more about Alpesh Doshi on Crunchbase…

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Manish Madhvani

Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ GP Bullhound

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Manish Madhvani is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of GP Bullhound. Manish has executed M&A and capital raising transactions since 1997, involving some of the best known global internet, software and media companies, including: Spotify, King.com, Believe Digital, WPP, Wipro, Fjord, Hearst Corporation, Accenture, Newscorp and Experian. Manish who was selected as one of the top 40 dealmakers globally by M&A Advisor, started his career at Barclays Capital’s Private Equity team. He has advised the Treasury on Entrepreneurship and graduated from Southampton University with an LLB in Law / MA in Marketing. Manish is a regular speaker on Bloomberg and CNBC and is currently an Ambassador for London Technology Week. He was recognised as one of the leading Entrepreneurs in the UK by the Sunday Times / Maserati 100. Learn more about Manish Madhvani on Crunchbase…

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