I love to help people start and grow ideas. I've co-founded a number of technology companies, including: Union Motion (electric vehicles), MediaCore (ed tech), Pusher (realtime messaging) and New Bamboo (digital agency). Collectively they’ve raised many millions, and several have exited.
My fund balanced.capital backs SaaS companies based in the UK. We provide revenue-based loans which allow companies to access capital without giving away a large chunk of their company.
My interests and expertise lies in and at the intersections of:
♻ Electric vehicles and green energy.✈ UAV/drones and aviation.☁ Web, mobile tech and Software as a Service (SaaS).$ Impact investing, fundraising, M&A, sales and marketing growth hacking.
balanced.capital - Funding UK SaaS companies.Union Motion (Chairman, Co-Founder) - Electric vehicle powertrains and custom electric motorcycles.Pusher (Board Member, Co-Founder) - Realtime messaging platform.
MediaCore (Acquired by Workday in 2015) - Online video platform for education.New Bamboo (Acquired by thoughtbot in 2015) - Digital agency.Panda (Acquired by Xenon in 2013) - Cloud video encoding platform.
FINCA (Board Member, UK) - A global, nonprofit microfinance institution serving low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Vayu (US) - VTOL drone for rapid humanitarian and medical cargo delivery.Transcriptic (US) - A robotic cloud laboratory for the life sciences.MatterMark (US) - Startup industry analytics.Solar for Schools (UK) - Helping every school have solar panels.ET Index Research (UK) - Helping institutional investors manage risk and maximise returns in a carbon constrained world.