Meet The Team
We've been on all sides of the scaleup entrepreneurial journey and investment dynamic (as founders & funders, advisors & educators). Our team have trained 1,000+ tech companies, and we’ve supported 100+ tech companies to raise £500m+.
Exited entrepreneur turned investor/advisor, Ian pioneered investment-focussed training formats from 2011 securing £500m+ of funding. He advised 60+ scaleups to raise Series A-B rounds between £1-50m (Av £5.5m). He leads on VenturePath community integration.
Holly's works with founder members to ensure they receive the right Scale-Up support from their peers, experts and partners within the community. Holly's background is working with female founders and is passionate about an inclusive community.
Duncan is an exited tech entrepreneur who now supports VenturePath scaleup stage companies on their growth and investment strategies. He works with our members to support the scaleup and investment journey through to completion.
Pre Series A Lead
Luigi is an exited entrepreneur looks after investor readiness and introductions for VenturePath companies at Pre-Series A stage. He has spent the last 5 years advising companies at this stage, extending runway ahead of Series A funding.
Simon focusses on Series A-B fundraises. He has 25 years’ sales management, advisory and fundraising experience. Previously Simon founded a US tech focused sales outsourcing practice, and grew EMEA operations for a number of US-based technology companies.
Head of Finance Support
Keith leads VenturePath’s financial management workstream. A Chartered Accountant, Keith has worked in the high growth sector for 30 years. He shares financial best practice and oversees the provision of interim CFO solutions. Keith previously spent 13 years as Finance Director at Emap.
During a 40 year legal career Graham advised numerous high-growth tech businesses on their expansion strategies and fundraising transactions. As Senior Partner oversaw Nabarro’s annual revenue growth of £125m+, securing double digit increases in profitability.
Champion of Entrepreneurship
Serial founder; winner of Entrepreneur of the Year at the EY Black British Business Awards. On Dragons’ Den he made one of the show’s most successful investments in Wonderbly. Piers served on the boards of TechUK and the British Business Bank. He shares experiences and contacts with members.
Tim is the former Director General of The British Venture Capital Association and currently holds a number of advisory positions. Previously, Tim held editorial positions at The Times and Lectured for Colleges at The University of Oxford.
VenturePath is supported by an amazing group of people who meet regularly for the benefit of the community.
The Entrepreneurs Network