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Member Benefits

VenturePath draws together an unrivalled network and experience into a community to support high growth entrepreneurs achieve their growth and investment goals. Each member has access to this powerful, peer-referred community of founders, exited entrepreneurs, scaleup experts, partners and VCs

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Funded Founders

VenturePath is an invite only community of the most ambitious tech founders, beginning to scale and potentially raise VC investment. Learn from each other, replace trial and error with trusted recommendations. Founders can message other founders for tips, advice, and intros.

Meet Your Fellow Founders

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David Doyle

Managing Director, Forestreet

David was previously the partner leading the analytics practice at PwC.

Alex Miller

Managing Partner, Forestreet

Alex was COO of Octopus Ventures and formerly Head of Strategy and Operations for Lloyds Banking Group.

Jon Cornwell

CEO, Newsflare

Jon previously held consulting roles at EY, Cap Gemini, dunnhumby and Clear Cell.

Marcus Ginn

CEO, Edozo

Marcus is a serial entrepreneur who previously founded HPS Services before starting Edozo.

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Simon Shaw

CEO, Fifty Technologies

A former professional sailor & yacht racing consultant, Simon is instrumental across the board. His industry experience & competitive nature sets the pace at Fifty.  

Seb Robert

CEO & Founder, Gophr

Seb held senior positions across several digital agencies and the music industry at Absolute Label Services.

Richard Heyns

CEO, Brytlyt

Richard has previously held senior technology roles at Novartis, BHP Billiton, Virgin and Jet2.

Chris Robinson

Co-Founder, Awaken

Chris is the Founder at Awaken Intelligence previously working at CallScripter as the Director and Executive Chairman.

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Dorian Spackman

CEO, Colateral

Dorian is a serial entrepreneur and award-winning technologist with a passion for building businesses and developing talent. 

Jon Shapiro

Co-Founder, Optalitix

Jon is a serial entrepreneur with experience founding business across financial services and IT software.

Dani Katz

Co-Founder, Optalitix

Dani is an experienced founder in insurance and technology. Skilled in data analytics, AI, insurance risk management, pricing and reinsurance.

Gerry Lianos

CEO & Co-Founder, Raffolux

Gerry is the co-founder of Raffolux, an online raffling platform that gives people the chance to win something whilst raising money for a a charity of their choice. 

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Growth Planning

Training to cover every growth challenge

VenturePath provides each member with a bespoke growth plan. In the 1:1 growth planning sessions, we’ll discuss challenges and opportunities, before building an actionable plan - signposting to leadership learning content including on-demand training, in-person and virtual events, supported by curated connections and conversations within the community.

As members achieve their growth targets, they are able to opt in to additional investment strategy and support including an investment focused plan, VC-led events, refining investor proposition, efficient preparation and advice through to completion.

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See the leadership learning available

ScaleUp Masterclasses

Growth Diagnostic


Expert speaker & interactive clinic


Mapping the path to growth, signposting support

ScaleUp Support Showcases

Deals, Debate & Discussion


Partner led sessions


Panel, pitches and VC networking

Sector Spotlights


VC led, sector round table updates and discussion

VC investor events


Live & online hosted sessions

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Below are some of VenturePath's VC Network supporting and funding our members.

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ScaleUp Expertise

Carefully curated, tried and tested by us and your fellow founders - our ScaleUp Blackbook service.

Members can quickly assess their skills and book a free initial consultation with them through our platform.

VenturePath members have up to 50 hours of free consultancy time from within the ScaleUp Expert community.

Meet The Experts

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Philippa Seal


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Jayne Chace


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Chris Clarke


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Carl Coddington


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Alan Furley


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Kate Renna


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Phil Guest


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Alex van Klaveren


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John Purkiss

Executive Search

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Christina Richardson

Leadership Coaching

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Bob Apollo


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Alison Spencer

Customer Success

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Matthew Stone

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Dr. Richard Wheater

Finance, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Hugo Drayton

Media/Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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John Straw

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Bill Flind

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Andy Evans

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Nick Suckley

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Andy Yates

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Ami Shpiro

Commercial, Technical, Finance, Mentor, Exited, NED


Andrew Malone


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Andy Williams


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Rob Wirszycz

Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Nick Kingsbury

Commerical, Operations, Technical, Finance, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Damon Bonser

Commercial, Manufacturing, Design, Mentor, Exited, NED

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Cordelia Meacher


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Sree Kamineni

Financial, Commercial, Mentor, Exited, NED


Ian Wallis


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Lilly Wiggins


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David Bareham

Financial, Tax, Share Schemes, Incentive Schemes

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Dominic Noakes

Financial, Accounts, Systems, Due Diligence, Cash Flow

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Tanya Yeremenko

Financial, M&A, Exit, DD, Sale Support

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Graham Halliday

Legal, Fundraising, Corporate Transactions

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Bradley Heath

Legal, Fundraising, Corporate Transactions

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Alex Lee

Legal, Contractual, IP, Data Protection, Privacy


Jane Kesley

Media, Commercial, Marketing

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Strategic Partners

VenturePath community members have access to an established ecosystem of additional support, covering the investment industry, Government, policy, data and insights, coaching, peer entrepreneurs, underrepresented communities and media partnerships. In addition, our founding members include the Great British Entrepreneurs award-winning business growth training company and one of the UK’s most effective corporate finance firms.

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haysmacintyre is an award winning top 30 firm of chartered accountants and tax advisors, with 37 partners and over 400 staff, providing advice to scaleup entrepreneurs, fast-growing and owner-managed businesses and a Key Sponsor.


Marriott Harrison

Marriott Harrison is a specialist legal transactional and advisory firm focused on technology, growth, and change. It’s 70+ team works with ambitious entrepreneurs and insightful investors to build, evolve, and monetise successful companies. With a 30-strong corporate team, led by 11 partners, it is recognised as one of the leading VC and M&A practices in the UK. They are a key sponsor.

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A founding partner of VenturePath. Corporate financiers White Horse Capital have advised on 60+ Series A-B (£1-20m transactions), seeing clients raise over £500m+. We’ve moved the process of securing growth investment from being a disruptive and risky transaction to a value-adding relationship led partnership. This underpins VenturePath’s Investment Advisory activity.


Beauhurst collects, curates, and analyses data on the high-growth economy and its participants, from growing companies to investors and advisors. They provide that data through a searchable online platform, used by thousands of professionals to deepen their understanding of the high-growth space. They also work closely with clients in both the public and private sectors, providing insight to some of the UK’s most respected institutions.

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We are proud to be a General Partner member of the British Venture Capital Association. Our relationship includes regular participation in each other’s events, and co-hosting the leading bi-annual VC industry gathering “Deals, Debates and Discussions” where VenturePath members can present their businesses to the UK’s leading VCs.

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We are proud to have been long standing supporters, and represented for 5 years on the board, of Capital Enterprise; the UK’s startup experts, connecting & energising a world-class entrepreneurship ecosystem. Capital Enterprise’s startups can progress to VenturePath when they achieve £1m revenue and begin to think about scaling further.


The Entrepreneurs Network is a think tank for Britain’s most ambitious entrepreneurs. We bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and policymakers. We have a network of over 10,000 entrepreneurs and are the Secretariat of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship.


The Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs in the UK. Born out of a belief that entrepreneurs are as much about their story as they are the balance sheet, the awards celebrate and champion the entrepreneurs behind brilliant businesses.


OneTech is on a mission to tackle: Gender inequality; Lack of diversity; Investment imbalance; Disability disparity and connects underserved communities with opportunities.


Tech London Advocates is a network of more than 14,000 tech leaders, entrepreneurs, and experts in London, across the UK and in over 50 countries worldwide. Proudly independent, private sector-led and not backed by government.


Weare3Sixty is all about supporting the humans behind the world’s most ambitious scaleups - making sure that every founder and startup leader in the ecosystem has the support and skills to reach their full potential as resilient, high-performing leaders.


A founding partner of VenturePath. The Accelerator Network has trained 1,000+ startups/scaleups, delivering 3,500 learning hours, across 70+ cohorts, and 5,000+ expert intros. They've helped founders create their own expert networks, receive the best growth training, nurture relationships with each other and access growth capital. This underpins VenturePath’s leadership learning content.

The Centre for Entrepreneurs is the UK’s leading entrepreneurship foundation. We work to make the country more entrepreneurial. Activities focus on advancing the entrepreneurship agenda for the UK.

FieldHouse Associates is a public relations and communications agency with a difference. They are entirely focused on working with high-growth tech businesses and entrepreneurs, their angel and venture capital investors, and the ecosystem that surrounds them – including corporates, professional service firms, accelerators, events and more.

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Home Grown is the private members’ club that provides entrepreneurial pioneers with unique resources to unlock the true value of their business potential. It is a global community of experienced entrepreneurs, sophisticated investors and trusted advisors. Set in a stunning six story Georgian building in the heart of Marylebone and part of the Home House Collection. Home Grown offers a space for like-minded people to network, entertain and grow.

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