Entrepreneur and impact tech angel investor.
I’m currently working on a some impact tech ideas and making angel investments.
I’ve co-founded several companies: MediaCore (education technology, sold to Workday inc), Pusher (realtime messaging) and New Bamboo (web agency, sold to thoughtbot inc).
My wife (@zerowastesussex) and I do our best to have a zero waste household. Reducing our single use plastic and recycling to the extreme.
I mainly invest in early stage companies which fall into one of the following areas.
🔬 Deep Science🌍 Planet Tech
Planet Labs (secondary) - Satellite-based Earth imaging and analytics.
Entocycle (seed) - Insect farming for fish & animal feed.Vayu (seed) - VTOL drone for rapid humanitarian and medical cargo delivery.Cytera (seed) - Affordable lab automation.Transcriptic (seed) - A robotic cloud laboratory for the life sciences.Solar for Schools (seed) - Helping every school have solar panels.ET Index Research (seed) - Helping institutional investors manage risk in a carbon constrained world.
Pusher (Board Member, Co-Founder) - Realtime messaging platform.MediaCore (Co-Founder. Acquired by Workday in 2015) - Video platform for education.New Bamboo (Co-Founder. Acquired by thoughtbot in 2015) - Digital agency.Panda (Co-Founder. Acquired by Xenon in 2013) - Cloud video processing.