I'm a full-time Venture Partner in Innovation Nest, backing early stage SaaS companies across the UK & Europe.
Previously I co-founded: MediaCore (education technology, sold to Workday inc), Pusher (realtime messaging) and New Bamboo (web agency, sold to thoughtbot inc).
My interests include:☁ Web, mobile tech and Software as a Service (SaaS).$ Crypto, investing, fundraising, M&A, sales and marketing growth hacking.✏ EdTech, MOOCs and general access to education and knowledge.♻ Environment and green energy causes and technology.✈ UAV/drones and electric aircraft.
Pusher (Board Member, Co-Founder) - Realtime messaging platform.ScreenCloud (Board Member, Non-exec) - Simple Digital Signage for any Screen.Attractions.io (Board Member, Non-exec) - Apps for attractions.
MediaCore (Co-Founder. Acquired by Workday in 2015) - Online 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 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.HackScience (UK) - Affordable lab automation.